A+ After School Programs
To engage youth in a variety of enrichment programs that promote positive youth development and enhance academic skills.
The A+ Program will promote a safe environment where A+ students are encouraged to learn, challenged to dream and express creativity and inspired to explore their school, community and world.
A+ After School provides academic enrichment opportunities for students in the Wautoma Area School District grades K-8. The primary goal of the program is to help students to meet state assessment standards in core academic areas such as reading and math. Additional goals are to offer a wide range of enrichment activities that are aligned with the regular school day to promote positive youth development and to offer parents of the registered A+ students opportunities for education, literacy and family connection.
A wide range of program services are offered, including: enrichment activities, tutoring, homework assistance, field trips, daily snacks, as well as opportunities for community service.
The program is funded by the 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant, as well as the Community Service Fund, Title 1, program fees, Reach The Peak Race Fundraiser, donations, and support from the Wautoma Area School District.
- 212 students participated in the A+ program (91% were regular attendees)
- 22% were non-Caucasian
- 58% qualified for free or reduced lunch
- 9% were students with limited English proficiency
- 11% were special education students
Teacher Surveys 2017-18: Of the students that needed improvement
- 42% improved in turning their homework in on time
- 40% improved in completing homework to the teachers satisfaction
- 42% improved their academic performance
A copy of the report will be available at each A+ location to view during the school year. The full annual report can also be downloaded below in PDF format.