SpringSpirit offers a variety of educational support programs for neighborhood kids ages 4-18. Depending on their age and current school performance, kids are placed into different programs to improve academic achievement. SpringSpirit's educational programs are part of our "Whole Child" approach which is designed to address the needs of each participant's mind, body and soul.
Kinder ProgramThe Kinder Program focuses on helping kindergarten students master the basic skill essentials needed to become a successful life-long reader and learner through an intense 3 week program. The program focuses on phonological awareness, vocabulary, reading comprehension, and habits. SpringSpirit offers multiple sessions throughout the school year.
- The Reading Intervention Program provides assistance to students who are below reading level at Edgewood Elementary through Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI). The program focuses on getting participants reading on-grade level as well as English/Spanish language development. SpringSpirit members who attend EWE are eligible to participate in this program.
Pathways to T-2-4Pathways to T-2-4 is a program designed to assist high school students who seek post-secondary education- Techinical, 2 year, or 4 year (T-2-4) -by providing them assistance with the following: college admission processes, SAT/ACT test prep, college visits, career exploration, and applying for financial aid & scholarships.
- Tutoring is an academic intervention program for participants who have a grade point average of 75 or below in any of the four core subjects (math, science, social studies, language arts). The program assists middle school and high school participants in gaining a better understanding of course-content to achieve academic success. Tutorials may be held in one to one or group sessions at the SpringSpirit Sports and Education Complex.