Alternative and Supplemental Supports for PPS Students

Posted by Dr. Sharon Desmoulin-Kherat on 9/24/2021 11:00:00 AM

 

Peoria Public Schools offers a multitude of before and after care programs and supports for students and families. Below is a listing of these alternative supports and programs for families to reference, broken down by grade level and building.

We encourage our families to learn more by calling your principal or the district offices at 672-6512.

Primary:

1. Before and After care:

Northmoor                 7 a.m. Open – 5:30 p.m. Close
Kellar                        7 a.m. Open -- 5:30 p.m. Close
Charter Oak              7 a.m. Open -- 5:30 p.m. Close
Dr. Maude Sanders    7 a.m. Open -- 6 p.m. Close
Dr. C.T. Vivian           6:30 a.m. Open -- 6 p.m. Close (Programming through YMCA)
Franklin                    6:30 a.m. Open – 6 p.m. Close
Whittier                    7 a.m. Open – 5:30 p.m. Close
Hines                       7 a.m. Open – 6 p.m. Close

2.  Acellus – Online resource

 

Middle:  

1. Justice Advocates
2. Various clubs (chess, math counts, etc.)
3. Robotics
4. Various sports boys and girls (basketball, volleyball, etc.)
5. Acellus – online resource

Von Steuben Middle School – Federal Grant – 21st Century
Before School – 7 a.m. – 8:05 p.m. – Academic support and tutoring only

After School – 2:50 p.m. – 5:10 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

 

K-8 buildings:

Harrison Community Learning Center
Federal Grant - Ready Set Go after school until 5 p.m.

Trewyn School
Federal Grant - 21st Century is offered - 2nd-8th graders (Mon.-Thurs.)

Unity Point In-School Health Clinic
Latchkey 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Roosevelt Magnet School
Federal Grant - Ready Set Go after school until 5 p.m.

Latchkey – Morning Only

Lincoln K-8
Morning Latchkey - 6:30 a.m. Open
School Within a School
Federal Grant - 21st Century is offered to 2nd-8th graders until 6 p.m. – Mon.- Thurs.
Various afterschool programs until 6 p.m.

Glen Oak Community Learning Center
Federal Grant - 21st Century is offered to 5th-8th graders – after school until 5:30 p.m., Mon.-Thurs. Potentially Boys & Girls Club (parents need to check BGCA offerings)

1. Various clubs (chess, math counts, etc.)
2. Various sports boys and girls (basketball, volleyball, etc.)

 

High School:

1. Federal Grant - Lights On, Peoria (MHS and PHS)
2. Robotics
3. Justice Advocates (MHS, PHS)
4. Knoxville Center for School Success – weekdays (8 a.m. – 2 p.m.) Weekends (9th-12th grade) (Noon – 5 p.m.)
5. Knoxville Center Evening at Manual (3 p.m. – 6 p.m.)
6. Knoxville Center Evening at Peoria High (3 p.m.– 6 p.m.)
7. Peoria High North – Options program
8. Edgenuity – online resource
9. Unity Point In-School Health Clinics (MHS & PHS)

Other:

1. Wraparound Center:

• Food assistance - Hand-up Food Pantry
• Student assistance - Family Core Respite Services, anger management program, justice advocates, and probation services
• Case management -Family Core Caseworker when available
• Legal services -Attorney Yolanda Riley in-house and when applicable PSLS for referrals
• Employment and job training programs- Jobs Partnership & Goodwill
• Counseling & Case management - OSF Trauma Services
• Drug evaluation & counseling services - Chestnut Health services
• Heartland Health - available for referrals

2. SEL Supports (Number of staff):

• Elite (Lincoln & Glen Oak) – 7 staff members
• Family Core – 15 staff
• Children’s Home – 11
• SEL aides – 19
• SROs - 25
• Counselors (2 for K-8, 5-8, HS) - 28
• Social Workers - 24
• Psychologists – 14.5
• Home School Facilitator - 2
• ISS/Calming Room Facilitator
• Behavior Specialist (K-8)
• Board Certified Behavior Analyst (K-8)

3. Nurses – 23
4. Day Treatment (ED Special Education Students (3rd -12th) – 8:20 a.m. – 2:50 p.m.
5. Day Treatment Evening – 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
6. Family Core Respite (1-3 days ages 8 and up)
7. Game Changers (5th – 9th) – 36 students currently
8. Parents as Advocates
9. Career Coaches – currently working with 90 students
10. Internships -- Lights On, Peoria – 15 (12 lifeguard training, 3 clerical training for our schools)
11. Hult - Youth Health Education (i.e., sexual health programming, healthy heroes, peer pressure/decision making related to drug use, etc.)
12. Center for Prevention of Abuse - age-appropriate programming on "keeping my body safe”
13. Music Therapy – Dr. C.T. Vivian Primary School in the round, Rolling Acres Developmental Center and Jamieson School.