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Academic Resources

RUSD Extended Learning (grades K-12)

The Extended Learning Program, in continuing partnership with families, schools and community, supports academic success and social development for youth. We support a stronger Racine community through after school enrichment programs in the arts, literacy, math, science, culture, health and wellness and mentoring.

3109 Mt. Pleasant St.
(262) 664-6990
Extended.Learning@rusd.org

John XXIII Educational Center (middle/high school)

The John XXIII Educational Center is open from 4-5:30 p.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m. The Center is an afterschool, supervised study hall that offers mentoring and tutoring to middle and high school students. John XXIII also offers individual guidance on planning for college or the workforce, and building teamwork and resiliency skills through our Thursday Theme Nights. 

Registration is open throughout the school year to all middle and high school students regardless of race, religion or background. There is a recommended $25.00 contribution per semester for instructional materials, there are other options for contribution upon request.

1101 Douglas Avenue
(262) 898-7250
marisol_salazar@john23center.org

Cops & Kids Reading Center (ages 3-12)

At Cops ‘N Kids Reading Center, children are encouraged to develop a love of reading, given access to a computer lab ad chromebooks for curriculum assistance, taught art by teachers from the Racine Art Museum, and lessons in music education. Students meet from 4-6 p.m. Monday through Thursday according to their age and grade level.

800 Villa St.
(262) 939-0107
bstmartin@cops-n-kids.org

Mentor RUSD (grades 4-9)

Mentor RUSD works to pair students who need assistance with a mentor from the community. The the mentoring is aimed at helping in the areas of academic achievement, social development, career exploration and to build self-esteem. Students or families interested in getting a mentor to assist them should contact their school counselor.

3109 Mt. Pleasant St.
(262) 664-6994 
curtis.woods@rusd.org

Big Brothers Big Sisters (at-risk students, single-parent families)

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Racine and Kenosha County works to establish children with role models who can support their academic, social and emotional needs. If you feel your child could use the support of a Big Brother or Big Sister, please use the contact information below to schedule an orientation date.

3131 Taylor Ave., Bilding 4, Box 7
(262) 637-7625

 

Racine Family YMCA YLA (age 7-18)

The Young Leaders Academy (YLA) is a year-round program consisting of three components dedicated to reversing the negative trend of low academic achievement and stereotypical behavior of youth in Racine, WI. The YLA’s mission is to nurture the development of leadership abilities and life skills of youth, empowering them to improve the quality of their life and assist them in becoming productive citizens.

725 Lake Ave.
(262) 898-4610
prodriguez@ymcaracine.org

Mrs. Myers' Reading Room

Mrs. Myers' Reading Room was founded by Tammy Myers. For the last 25 years, Myers has been using a unique education method that she created and has since patented. The Myers’ Method combines multiple traditional methods with some new methods to form an innovative, state of the art program that helps children in all walks of life with a variety of needs. These programs are framed around children’s natural high energy and individual interests, technology, music, and games. 

6233 Durand Ave.
(262) 456-2384
mrsmyersrr@gmail.com