Provided byVera Court Neighborhood Center, Inc
Vera Court Neighborhood Centers Rise program provides intensive academic programming for middle and high school students, supporting immediate school success and future college/career success. Students engage in intensive, hands-on tutoring that promotes literacy and math proficiency in a college preparatory atmosphere.
Rise provides in-school and after-school tutoring, academic case management, and college readiness activities, addressing the need for academic support as students transition from elementary to middle school, and succeed in high school and collegiate academics. The Rise Program Coordinator works closely with students' families, teachers, and other program volunteers to ensure each student succeeds academically, and is prepared for success in, and graduation from, high school.
Rise emphasizes school success and creates a space of empowerment for future college students that includes personal support for each student, high academic standards, competent tutors, and youth-led goal setting.
The Middle School RISE Program is available Monday-Friday from 3:30-5:30pm during normal school year programming.
The High School RISE Program is available Tuesday-Thursday from 5:30-8:30pm during normal school year programming.