What is Saturday School?
Community Youth Advance, in partnership with Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS), is proud to operate the Saturday School program during the 2017-18 school year. The mission of this extended learning program is to enhance student mastery of mathematics and to help prepare them for the challenges of college and careers. Research indicates that students who participate in high quality extended learning programs have improved academic performance, higher self-esteem, and greater self-confidence.
Who can attend?
PGCPS students in Grades 1 through 12 enrolled at High Point High School, Buck Lodge Middle School, Beltsville Academy, and Adelphi, Calverton, Carole Highlands, Cherokee Lane, Cool Spring, Langley Park-McCormick, and Mary Harris Mother Jones elementary schools can participate in the pilot program. Each school has been allotted a share of the 200 seats for the Saturday School program based on enrollment.
Where and when will Saturday School take place?
Saturday School will be held at High Point High School, located at 3601 Powder Mill Road in Beltsville, Maryland. The program will be held on Saturdays from 8a.m. to 11:30a.m. The first session will begin on October 21.
How do I register my child?
Students that attend one of the ten participating schools can begin the register online for the Saturday School program by clicking here.
Each participating school will share information on Saturday School during their Back to School Nights. Parents can register at their child’s school from September 11 through October 6. The seats allocated to each school will be filled on a first-come,first-servedbasis.
How much does it cost and what is included?
Saturday School registration is $50 per child for the 20-week session. The registration is discounted for FARM student to $35, verification of FARM status will be required. Tuition includes free breakfast, instructional materials, and parent workshops.