WELCOME TO THE AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM
Fort Worth After School (FWAS) has provided high quality, structured after school enrichment programs since the Fall of 2000. Originally serving 52 sites with approximately 2,300 daily participants, FWAS has grown to 79 sites and serves approximately 9,500 students on a daily basis. FWAS participating sites include General (FWISD/ CFW) funded and 21st Century Afterschool Center on Education (A.C.E.) funded sites. Fort Worth After School is a collaboration of Fort Worth ISD, the City of Fort Worth and the TEA 21st Century Afterschool Centers on Education (A.C.E.) grant.
Free to all participants
9,500+ daily participants
Ratio of 15:1 (elementary school) and 20:1 (middle and high school)
Four days per week (minimum)
Daily homework help
18 years FWISD/CFW funded
16 years funded through 21st Century Community Learning Center grants from TEA
HIGH QUALITY ACTIVITIES/PROGRAMS
College & Career Exploration
Service Learning/Community Service
Outdoor Learning Adventures
Family Engagement/Literacy Activities
To provide quality before and after school programs in a safe environment that result in educational, physical and social development for elementary and middle school students.
Promote educational competence for academic achievement standards in core academic subjects.
Enhance physical and social development by offering students a broad array of additional highly rigorous activities designed to reinforce and complement the academic program for participating students.
Reduce juvenile crime by keeping students involved in educational, nurturing and safe environment