Achievers For Life (AFL)
Achievers For Life is a dropout prevention initiative developed and funded by the United Way of Northeast Florida, in partnership with Communities In Schools of Jacksonville, Jewish Family and Community Services, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida. Achievers For Life targets sixth grade students exhibiting risk factors of school disengagement including low GPAs, low FSA scores and excessive absences and provides them with family support, a mentor and help for the students at school. Communities In Schools achievement advocates work with students to keep them on track and prepare for high school.
AFL is a program that provides family support, mentors, and academic assistance for students at school, as well as enhance parent engagement in their student’s education. Enrollment starts in 6th grade for those students that meet the qualifications. If you would like more information about Achiever’s For Life please feel free to contact Mr. Tate at 904-720-1680 ext. 1184