21st Century Community Learning Centers

21st Century Community Learning Centers provide afterschool and summer learning opportunities. These Community Learning Centers provide:

Opportunities for new, hands-on, academically enriching learning experiences to meet the challenging state academic standards.


Program Overview:

  • A broad array of additional services, programs, and activities, focusing on subjects like science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), physical fitness and wellness, drug and violence prevention, nutrition and health education, service learning, youth development, and arts and music.

  • Activities that tie into in-demand industry sectors or occupations that are designed to reinforce and complement the academic program of participating students, including, but not limited to, financial and environmental literacy, career readiness, internships, and apprenticeships.

  • Families of students with opportunities for active and meaningful engagement in their children’s education, including opportunities for literacy and related educational development.


  • Students enrolled at Escuela Avancemos Academy are eligible to participate in the program based on grades/test scores criteria. Parents/Guardians must register their child with the site coordinator. Applicants will be selected on a first-come, first-serve basis. 


  • Registration fee is $35 for one student, and $10 additional for each sibling for students that are accepted into the program.

Hours of Operation

  • The 21st CCLC Program is held Monday-Thursday, after school 3:40 pm until 5:30 p.m. The program will not operate on non-instructional days for students such as Staff Professional Days, holiday vacations, inclement weather or building. 


  • Regular attendance is expected for students to obtain the maximum educational opportunity growth.

For more information, please contact our school office at (313) 596-0079.

21st CCLC Registration Form-English Version

21st CCLC Registration Form-Spanish Version