After School Program
Research shows that out-of-school time programs like M.A.S.T.R. Kids have a positive effect on reading and math achievement!
Department of Education funded Research examining the effect of participation in after school programs found: (“What does Research Say about After School?” After School Alliance November, 2017)
At SPPF, we strive to address the needs of the whole child, creating extended partnerships within the family and community.
High quality academic enrichment programs are always striving to: meet children where they are
provide interventional instruction that works and
At MASTR Kids we put the students learning needs first. Passionate educators provide the tools and support to help students remove barriers to learning. Most
importantly, we are constantly engaging students,
staff, parents and others in our learning community to
reflect and understand our opportunities to improve.
In addition to the core academics, we will continue to utilize one class to reinforce skills by engaging in
STEM, Art, and/or movement. We will also have many community visitors share skills and stories with us throughout the year.
Qualifying students spend one-on-one time with an
experienced Reading Specialist and volunteers to focus on developing core skills needed.
Our M.A.S.T.R. Kids Program uses different art forms
to reinforce literacy and math skills. As an example, sculpture is a wonderful way to hone fine motor skills and think about how the piece will communicate what you see or feel. Wonderful way to connect language
and the arts.
After School FAQ’s
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church – 3300 31st Street South, St. Petersburg, FL 33712
John Hopkins Middle School – 701 16th St S, Building 7 St. Petersburg, FL 33705
We serve students Kindergarten-8th grade with a focus on struggling readers living in South St. Petersburg.
We currently offer pick-up services from more than 20 public and private elementary and middle schools in South St. Petersburg. Routes are updated each year and availability is on a first come first serve basis based on capacity. Parents are responsible for picking their children up from the site.
- Arrival Break – 3:45pm to 4:00pm with Snack
- Enrichment Class #1 – 4:00pm to 4:50pm
- Enrichment Class #2 – 4:55pm to 5:50pm
- Prepare to Depart –5:50 –6:00pm
- Arrival Break – 4:30pm to 4:40pm with Snack
- Enrichment Class #1 – 4:40pm to 5:10pm
- Enrichment Class #2 – 5:10pm to 5:50pm
- Prepare to Depart –5:50pm –6:00p