21st Century

21st Century After School Academy

This federally funded program provides free before and after school programs, in addition to a summer school academy concentrating on school and community need.  Academic intervention and enrichment activities help meet the core standards in academic subjects such as language arts and math.  Community based services will focus on classes to help engage parents and families in their student’s learning.


The goal of the grant is to increase students’ academic level while promoting a positive, inviting student learning environment.  Additional goals are to encourage parent and community engagement within the school.

Classes are offered before and after school with bus transportation available for the after school classes.


Bus transportation is available to academy students attending the after school sessions.  The after school buses typically leave Royal Palm at 4:50pm.


AM classes:

Zero Hour PE focusing on health and fitness.

Homework Club focusing on enhancing student achievement in the class; including the use of Success Maker and Study Island.

Morning classes are Monday - Friday 7:00am to 7:50am.

PM classes:

Math for grades 6th, 7th, and 8th focusing on math interventions. 

Reading/Language Arts class focusing on reading/language arts interventions for grades 6th– 8th.

Ell class focusing on language arts for the English Language Learner.

Each classroom will use computer programs to assist students with their learning; Success Maker for the reading and math classes and Rosetta Stone for the ELL class.

PM classes are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 3:15pm until 4:45 pm.

Wednesday Class: Royal Palm will offer one Wednesday class during the spring semester for students attending the academy.  The spring semester class will be After Cool Fitness and will be limited to the first 25 students who sign up.    

Wednesday class will be from 1:45pm until 3:15pm.

A healthy snack is provided for students who attend the afternoon program Monday – Thursday.

Information and registration:

Registration forms are available in the front office.  If you would like more information on the Royal Palm 21st Century After School Academy please contact Cindy Vermeer 602-347-3208 or Erin Succar 602-347-3248.