WHAT IS LEAP?
LEAP stands for LEARNING, ENRICHMENT, & ACADEMIC PROGRESS. It is a federally funded program within the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program (21stCCLC).
WHY IS 21st CCLC INVOLVED?
21sst CCLC is part of the NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND ACT of 2001. LEAP became part of this act in 2003. The Program offers academic, artistic, and cultural enrichment opportunities to students and their families at times when school is not in session (such as after school hours and during the summer). The primary goal is to supplement the education of children to help them meet state core curriculum content standards. A secondary goal is to provide reliable child-care for families who have that need.
WHO IS ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE?
Any student in grades 6, 7 and 8 is eligible. Those who are MOST in need of academic help will be given priority. Parents must register and agree to the policies and regulations of the program or students will not be accepted or may be dropped from the program for non-compliance. After the most needy students are enrolled, other students will be accepted as space is available.
WHEN IS LEAP OFFERED?
The program operates every Monday through Thursday that school is in session. There is no LEAP on Fridays. The hours are from the end of school (@ 2:30pm) until 5:30pm.
WHAT IS THE STUDENT’S DAILY LEAP SCHEDULE LIKE?
Students will be provided a nutritious SNACK at the beginning of each day. A GAMES/RECREATION time is provided to allow exercise and social development.Instruction is provided mainly in READING/ELA and MATH but assistance is also given with HOMEWORK and TEST PREPARATION in other subjects. The COMPUTER LAB is also utilized to assist in MILESTONES test preparation and academic support.
IS TRANSPORTATION AVAILABLE?
Yes! Transportation home will be provided by Walton County School Bus. Parents may also pick up children at the end of the program.
Contact Donyell Harris, LEAP Coordinator for Carver Middle School at 770 207-3333.