Fort Wayne Community Schools - Academic Help for Students
The first step in finding help for your student is communicating with the teacher(s). A survey of FWCS principals pointed to communication as a key factor in improving student achievement. Teachers are available either by phone, or e-mail, and parents are encouraged to contact them. Click here to visit the Parents information page and access a menu listing all FWCS schools. Click on the school name to connect. There you will be able to see information about your child's school. You may also visit EdModo to learn what is happening in your students classes. Simply choose the "I'm a Parent link" and follow the directions to login.
Study Connection, a service of the FWCS Community Programs Department, combines the volunteer power of the community with public education to deliver a cost-effective and efficient program to help FWCS students bolster their academics. The Study Connection office recruits volunteers to work with FWCS students identified by teachers as needing one-to-one tutoring assistance. Students and tutors meet after school, one day each week for one hour during the school year.
Click here for more information about Study Connection or call: 260.425.7456
Free Community Resources
The following is a partial list of resources, in no particular order, available in the Fort Wayne community where students and parents/families can find academic help. No endorsement or recommendation by FWCS should be inferred from the presence or absence of any listing.
Through its Student Program, Project READS matches trained volunteers with students in grades K-3 who are striving to reach grade-level reading goals. For one hour each week during the school year, tutors, who also serve as mentors and role models, work with students either on a one-to-one basis or in small groups to improve literacy skills. Academic progress is measured through year-end assessments-and in the smiles of proud graduates! For more information, please visit www.abouteducation.org or call 423.6447
Homework Hotline (Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology) offers free math and science help for students in 6th through 12th grade. Tutors are qualified students at Rose-Hulman Institute. Tutoring takes place via telephone, but tutors have access to FWCS textbooks. When students call, they should have textbook, paper and pencil handy. Tutors are available Sunday through Thursday, from 7-10 pm. The phone call is toll free.
Call 877.ASK.ROSE (877.275.7673) toll free
Free homework help is available at the Main Library for students in grades 6 through 12. Help is offered Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 6-8 pm during the school year, in the Young Adult department. No appointment needed!
Fort Wayne Public Library
900 Library Plaza
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
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Educational Opportunity Center offers after School Tutoring (2nd through 12th grade), SAT, ACT, and ISTEP preparation, GED classes and pre-testing, College Admissions & Visitations, FAFSA Filing and Scholarship Assistance. Please check out our website and if you have any further questions, don't hesitate to call.
Educational Opportunity Center
3000 South Wayne Ave.
Fort Wayne, IN 46807
With a mission of serving the youth of North Highland, the youth center's after school program is designed to promote safety and healthy fun in a creative and challenging environment. The program also supports academics and encourages important decision-making skills through homework help, music, character building and sports.
North Highland Youth Center
1811 Fairhill Road