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New Jersey Department of Education Office of Student Support Services 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program and Out-of-School Time Resources
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Union City School District

Project Director: Diane R. Capizzi
3912 Bergen Turnpike
Union City, NJ 07087
Phone: 201-392-3612 x1072
Fax: 201-601-8056
Email: dcapizzi@union-city.k12.nj.us

County: Hudson

Servicing School District:  Union City

CLC Sites: Washington Elementary, Gilmore Elementary, Emerson Middle School, Union Hill Middle School

Partner: City of Union City

Serving Grade Level: 4-8

No. of Students to be Served: 600

No. of Adults to be Served: 300

Times of Services: Afterschool: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM;  Summer: 8:00 AM - 12 Noon

Abstract:
Student Opportunities Afterschool=Results (S.O.A.R.) directly addresses the academic, cultural/artistic, health, nutrition, fitness and physical activity, youth development and social/emotional needs of students in grades 4 through 8, at Washington, Gilmore, Emerson, and Union Hill Schools. SOAR also addresses the family literacy and parental education needs of the parents and student and family counseling. It provides opportunities for positive interactions with peers and caring adults, and offers a constructive, academically-enriched after school environment that promotes positive student achievement and personal growth.