The Learning Enriched Afterschool Program (LEAP) is the Eldon School District's afterschool program. LEAP is a 21st Century Learning Community which is a five year federal grant. This 21st Century Community Learning Center grant is dispersed through the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). LEAP's mission is to provides for a safe environment in the hours immediately following school for children grades K-8. With 350 students currently enrolled, the Eldon School District can focus on education while providing a valuable service for the community. The program runs four nights a week until 5:45 P.M. Students are provided with homework help, daily reading and math instruction, as well as given enrichment opportunities, such as robotics, intramural athletics, and community impact opportunities. In addition to the academics, students are given a snack and dinner nightly through the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Bureau of Community Food and Nutrition Assistance Program. Transportation is also provided on a modified schedule (highways only).
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