Learning Tree (Club LT) Scholarship Application Now Available

Northside Learning Tree will be the on­site after school provider for Zachry Middle School beginning in August 2014, on a tuition basis. This program (Club LT) provides academic support and enrichment activities in a safe and fun environment.  The program is available from 3:45 PM – 6:30 PM on school days with extended hours of 12:30 PM – 6:30 PM on early release days. There is a $30 one­time, non­refundable, registration fee per year and monthly tuition is $150, with discounts available to those who qualify. Online registration is now open, please visit our website at www.nisd.net/learning­tree or call the Learning Tree office with any questions at 397­-8108.
 
Although Club LT is tuition-based, you may qualify for a scholarship.  The Dr. John Folks Scholarship Program strives to make the Learning Tree program accessible to as many students as possible regardless of financial situation.  Families interested in Club LT do not need to be current clients of Learning Tree. If selected, you will be assisted by Club LT staff with enrollment. 
 
In order to be considered for this program, all applicants must have the ability to pay the standard registration fee per child ($30) and meet one or more of the following criteria: 
*Financial Hardship (qualifies for free lunch)
*Child Care Need (working parents)
*Academic Support (failing grades or scores)
 
Requirements to maintain the scholarship:
*Student will maintain 95% attendance in school and Learning Tree
*Student will maintain 75 average or a "Satisfactory" grade every grading period
*Student will receive no more than two discipline referrals per school year
*Parent will participate in a least one parent involvement activity per month with campus and/or Learning Tree
 
Application Period                          Deadline to Apply      Parent Notified         Student Start Date
June 19 - July 11, 2014                   July 11, 2014           July 16, 2014           August 25, 2014
July 12- August 13, 2014                August 13,2 014       August 18,2014        August 25, 2014
August 14- Sept.12, 2014                Sept. 12, 2014         Sept.16, 2014           October 1, 2014
Sept.13, 2014 - Jan. 13,2015           January 13, 2015      January 16, 2015      February 1, 2015
January 14- March 6, 2015              March 6, 2015         March 23, 2015       April 1, 2015  
 
All applications will remain on file for the school year in which they are submitted and will continue to be reviewed by the committee in subsequent application periods.