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.
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. Call: 260.467.8810
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 Project Reads or call 423-6447
(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 a 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 on-demand homework help for students in kindergarten through grade twelve is available from noon to 10:00 PM with an Allen County Public Library library card.