S.T.R.O.N.G (Students Taking Responsibility and Ownership Now and Graduating) program’s overarching goal is to provide expanded learning and social, emotional development opportunities to 700 students and families during afterschool.    

The STRONG Program’s mission is to change the trajectory of the students at risk of dropping out of school or not meeting the NYS Learning standards by supporting them in their current educational placement. The program is offered in 5 schools in the Mount Vernon School district: Mount Vernon High School, Benjamin Turner Middle School, Columbus Elementary, Graham School and Amani Charter School.  

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