Hampton City Schools is awarded more than $1.7M in 21st Century Community Learning Centers grants
Hampton City Schools has been awarded more than $1.7M in funding from the Virginia Department of Education for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) program.
The grant provides funds to operate the centers for before and after school, during school breaks, Saturdays, and during summer vacation. Hampton one of only three districts in the Commonwealth of Virginia to receive the maximum number of allowable grant rewards. Hampton received two of the awarded grants.
Smith Elementary School has been awarded $187,078 a year in funding for the first time. Lindsay Middle School’s funding has been renewed at $187,078 a year for three years.
The following schools are receiving continuation funding, as they also received funding last year:
Aberdeen Elementary School $186,500
Bassette Elementary School $166,607
Cary Elementary School $166,607
Davis Middle School $164,333
Forrest Elementary School $186,500
Lindsay Middle School $122,680
Machen Elementary School $188,078
Syms Middle School $164,333
Tyler Elementary School $186,500
HCS is also a co-applicant with Alternatives, Inc. on a grant awarded to Andrews PreK-8 School. This award is $142,294.
“Over the last few years, we have seen steady growth in academics, along with more exposure to enrichment programs and cultural activities provided by 21st Century Community Learning Center grants,” said Daryle Rodgers, out of school time coordinator and author of the grants. “These additional grants allow us to provide more opportunities for even more students at the elementary and middle school levels.”
HCS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age or other protected classes in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Robbin G. Ruth, Executive Director, Human Resources, One Franklin Street, Hampton, VA 23669 757-727-2000.
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