What We Do
YMCA Powerful Schools gives every child the opportunity to achieve their fullest potential. This means making college or career readiness the expected path for
ALL children. Through literacy programs, arts and after-school classes, we work in pre-schools and elementary schools to prepare children right from the start.
YMCA Powerful Schools believes in an holistic approach to education. This includes striving to not only meet each of our programs expected outcomes, but also aligning all of our programs to our core values: the 4 E’s of Education.
Empower the lowest performing students with strong academic skills.
Empower all students with strong academic, social and emotional skills;Engage all students through strong, differentiated instruction; Teach all students to express their ideas and their learning through multiple means.
Engage students through expanded learning opportunities that focus on strengthening student esteem, empowerment and expression.
Engage parents and the community in student learning; Empower parents with the tools they need to support their children’s learning.