For Children and Youth
RISE Summer Program
Serves 140+ children each June at Fair Street School. With a 15:2 student-teacher ratio, we hire certified teachers who are supported by para pros, or student teachers, in each classroom. Using an interactive learning environment to reinforce Georgia Standards learning objectives, RISE participants engage in a wide variety of educational and recreational opportunities, including reading, writing, math, and computer skills development, supervised field trips, play/fitness activities, and arts and crafts. Students have access to fully equipped computer labs, the Fair Street STEAM Lab, and use of the playground. With the goal of exposing the children to educational and active field trips, they travel each Friday to a different destinations such as the Atlanta Zoo, Skate Country, Gainesville Bowling Center, and the Georgia Aquarium. In addition, the students attend Frances Meadows Aquatic Center for swimming activities one afternoon each week. For more information about enrolling your child in RISE, CLICK HERE
SHINE Afterschool Program
Serves our residents children afterschool Monday through Friday. With a 15:2 student-teacher ratio, we hire certified teachers supported by para pros, or student teachers, in each classroom. Using an interactive learning environment to reinforce literacy, math, and art enrichment. This program is designed to provide additional learning support to each student. They engage daily with a wide variety of educational and recreational opportunities, including arts and crafts, homework help, Fun Fridays, computer skills development, and supervised play/fitness. With the goal of providing an intensive curriculum so that they will attain the 3rd-grade reading benchmarks and ongoing growth.
Resources for Middle & High School Students
We also work with many community partners to offer regular middle and high school programs at our Melrose and Harrison Square community centers, serving specific small groups.
High School Students
Work one-on-one with our staff through our GRAD Program. We will help with school schedules, tutoring, meeting with high school staff, taking career interest tests, and connect
with resources so that our students will graduate from high school and enroll for college/job training or the military.
To contact us:
Resident Services Director
770-530-1547 (Call or text)