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.