Lottery for Education: Afterschool Programs (LEAPs)


The overall goal of Lottery for Education: Afterschool Programs (LEAPs) is to provide Tennessee students with academic enrichment opportunities that reinforce and complement the regular school-day program. Activities include: >Services to students on an average of 15 hrs. per week; >Reading skills development and enhancement; >Math or science skills development and enhancement; >Academic mentoring or tutorial assistance; and, >Fitness/nutrition/health/wellness opportunities.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Participants Youth 5-18 years old and enrolled in elementary or secondary school; 50% of students enrolled must also meet one of the following criteria: >qualify for free/reduced lunch; >be at risk of educational disadvantage and failure due to circumstances of abuse, neglect or disability; >be at risk of state custody due to family dysfunction; >be enrolled in and attending a public school failing to make adequate yearly progress (AYP); >be attending a public school or a public charter school, instead of a public school failing to make AYP as a result of parent choice; or >be at risk of failing one or more subjects or are behind grade level by at least one year. Individual centers may have additional eligibility requirements; we recommend that you contact center staff for specific requirements.

How to get started

  1. Other
  2. Find the location closest to you below, and use their contact information.

Ages Served

  • Ages 4-5
  • Ages 6-7
  • Ages 8-10
  • Ages 11-13
  • Ages 14-16
  • Ages 17-18

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