Low-income Hispanic and African American students are most likely to fall up to two years behind their expected grade level by the end of fourth grade.
The same segment of kids is up to four years behind their peers by the time they reach the 12th grade.
The Salvation Army after-school programs serve children of all ages. We provide one-on-one assistance with homework and school assignments, as well as the teaching and advancement of literacy and study skills.
Our no-fee and low-cost after-school programs give children from low-income neighborhoods a chance to play sports, learn athletic skills, and cultivate healthy, safe relationships with friends.
Our youth community programs enable children to experience music and art education in positive no-cost or low-cost environments. Our wide array of classes focuses on everything from choir, band, and dancing to drawing, writing, and acting.
Each Salvation Army community center is dedicated to equipping parents with the skills needed to support and sustain their children's educational needs.
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