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WE'RE THERE FOR YOU WHEN SCHOOL RESUMES--OPEN FULL DAY FOR A/B DAY ROTATION + AFTERSCHOOL HOURS

  • HOMEWORK & SCHOOL PROJECT SUPPORT
  • 1:10 TEACHER:STUDENT RATIO WITH LICENSED TEACHERS & COLLEGE GRADUATES
  • WEEKLY FINE ARTS IN VIOLIN, BRASS, BALLET, ART & MUSIC APPRECIATION. (INSTRUMENTS PROVIDED)
  • OPERATING 7:45-6PM FOR A/B DAY ROTATION AND 3:00-6PM FOR AFTERSCHOOL
  • FULL SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE 
  • ONLINE APPLICATION!
  • SE HABLA ESPANOL! 

We've re-tooled for the 2020-21 School Year. The Music & Tutoring Afterschool is still an academic and fine arts program but we're making our program available during the day as well as afterschool when school resumes on Nov. 2. We will provide the wifi, space, lunch and recess for students during the virtual school day and still help with homework--even when it's in Spanish--for students in afterschool. Now in our 17th year, our program will still provide weekly fine arts lessons in piano, violin, brass, dance and art.  And we will make sure our students and parents have the technology support they need. 

CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION!


LOOK FOR!
Look also for the SMART Tutoring Program four days a week. This program is primarily for students who are below grade level in language arts and/or have failed their literacy EOG tests.

OPERATING HOURS & DAYS
We follow the open/close schedule of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, as well as CMS' inclement weather schedule. 

Operating hours are 7:45am-6pm Full Day and 3:00pm-6pm for Afterschool.

REGISTRATION & PAY SCHEDULE
Free for Students Who Attend a Title I School or Qualify Based on Income  Thanks To A Grant from NC 21st Century Community Learning Center

Afterschool - $100 per month ($25 per week)

--Monthly Payments due on the 15th of the Month--

50% Sibling Discount for Full Pay

FOOD
We provide a nutritious breakfast snack, hot lunch/supper.


CULTURAL ACTIVITIES
Fine Arts lessons and online tutoring. Fun Fridays include art, STEM, free time, organized physical education, character development, art, etc.

HOMEWORK
Our teachers help students get started on and usually complete their homework. However, parents should still check their child's homework each night and make sure it is complete and turned in to school.

DISCIPLINE POLICY
1st Time -- Teacher Warning
2nd Time -- Teacher Warning & Consequences
3rd Time -- Contact Parent/Guardian  

VOLUNTEERS
We have a special group of Reading Buddy volunteers who read, play games and provide selected aid throughout the year. 

MORE QUESTIONS
E-mail info@charlottecsa.org or call the office at 704.372.3742.


Black History Bowl

For the third year in a row, the First Baptist-West Music & Tutoring Afterschool under the leadership of Afterschool Director Patrice Thompson took First Place in the Black History Quiz Bowl. Sponsored by the Greater Enrichment Program, the Black History Bowl featured contestants from First Baptist-West Music & Tutoring Afterschool, Above and Beyond Afterschool, Police Athletic League of Charlotte Afterschool, Bethlehem Centerl and Greater Enrichment. The event was held February 2016 at Johnson C. Smith University's Biddle Hall.


AMEX Giving Program

Members Give allows you to use any American Express® Card to donate to the afterschool program. Donations can be made in dollars or, if you are enrolled in the Membership Rewards® program, you can redeem your points to donate.

Your donation is completely tax deductible. You also can set up recurring donations or spread out donations over time. If you are enrolled in an American Express Loyalty program, you can earn valuable rewards with every dollar you donate.

Go to www.americanexpress.com/give for more information and to make a donation.


NC PTA Award

The NC PTA awarded the Charlotte Community Services Association and First Baptist-West with the Community Partner of the Year Award for the 2013-14 school year for our joint efforts with Oaklawn Language Academy.

The purpose of this award is to recognize a community partner that has collaborated with the PTA to connect students, families, and staff with a shared objective of student success.