About the YES Program
The YES Program is funded by the Georgia Department of Education's and is an extension of the Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers. The Program offers an opportunity to further engage students in academic, social, and physical activities beyond school hours. Proven to have a positive effect on student achievement, the Program incorporates both academic and enrichment activities. During the academic year, students participate in homework sessions, language arts, math, science, art, technology, physical activities, and more. Each summer, the YES Program offers a high impact summer science explorations designed to encourage students to become curious learners. Through the partnership with Baldwin Board of Education Nutrition Department, participates receive a nutritious snack/meal daily.
All sessions (academic year and summer) provide a safe and caring environment, small class sizes (10:1 student-to-teacher ratio), and afterschool activities aligned with the Georgia Afterschool and Youth Development Quality Standards (ASYD). The YES Program and staff promote student accountability, responsibility, and dependability, habits consistent with success throughout life.
The goals of the YES Program are to: 1) Improve Academic Performance, 2) Build Student Capacity, and 3) Increase Parent Engagement.
To learn more about the YES Program at Lakeview Academy, view our NEWSLETTER
To learn more about the YES Program at Oakhill Middle School, view our NEWSLETTER
To complete our online application, click here: Application
To view the staff, student and parent handbook, click here: YES Handbook