After School & Out of School Program
The Achievement Academy at Jane Boyd Community House is an out-of-school program for kids from high-risk communities in the Cedar Rapids School District.
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Jane Boyd Community House
943 14th Ave. SE.
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Statistics and Outcomes
34% of participants are African American
30% are Caucasian
36% are multi-racial
6% are Hispanic
Achievement Academy at Jane Boyd Community House Summer Day Camp
During the summer, the Achievement Academy Summer Day Camp offers Monday through Friday programming for children from kindergarten through 5th grade. All Jane Boyd Achievement Academy programming is open to the public.
Breakfast and lunch are served daily at no additional cost, and programming includes academic enrichment, recreational activities, and field trips.
Applications will be available here starting in mid-March, and enrollment is open in stages through the beginning of the program in June. Parent orientation is required, and payment is expected before the program begins.
The summer and after-school programs include a variety of activities including:
The cost of the academic program is assessed on a sliding scale fee based on each individual family’s income. We work to make the program affordable for all families. Childcare Assistance (CCA) is also accepted.
Achievement Academy Summer Day Camp
During the summer, Achievement Academy programming is offered Monday through Friday at Jane Boyd Community House. Programming includes breakfast and lunch, academic activities, recreation, field trips and additional enrichment. Enrollment starts in mid-March.
Hours of Operation
- The after-school program runs from 3:45 – 6 p.m. Monday – Friday during the school year.
- There WILL be Achievement Academy on planned early dismissal Fridays starting at 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. There will be NO Achievement Academy on full in-service days that there is no school.
- There will be days that Achievement Academy is cancelled for staff trainings, but parents/guardians will be notified of these dates in advance.
- In case of inclement weather, Jane Boyd follows the Cedar Rapids Community School District calendar policy for cancellations. If school is released early or cancelled due to weather, Jane Boyd after-school programming will be cancelled.