Saratoga School is home to Saratoga’s Community Learning Center. Community Learning Centers (CLCs) are a holistic approach to student learning and achievement. We do this by creating and utilizing programs and services to provide additional education experiences for students, support parents/guardians, and engage and empower the neighborhood. This is done through a strong partnership with Family Service and other community agencies. The goal of all Lincoln Community Learning Centers is to develop:
Thriving Families, &
In a small building, each year we serve at least 50% of our students and families in some capacity. We provide an engaging and enriching before and after school program through Family Service Association of Lincoln. All students in Kindergarten through 5th grade have access to free after school clubs. Some focus on academic achievement like our Math Club, while others focus on increasing student learning through new, enriching activities like Dance or Gardening Club. Other families and neighbors participate in evening events like our monthly family literacy nights, we call them One Book One Family, or Math Olympics. Food services, a rewards program to increase parent volunteerism, and therapy and family support are just some of the other ways we support our students, families, and school community.
Our Community Advisory Group, a group of invested teachers, volunteers, and community business, religious, and civic partners, work to strengthen our efforts. They evaluate our work, set goals, and create a vision for how to meet our goals. It is because of this group we have many of our programs, including a free neighborhood GED program through Southeast Community College.
To join our efforts or learn more, please contact
Saratoga’s CLC School Community Coordinator