Beyond the classroom
At-risk students have minimal access to cultural, enrichment, and after school programs due to economic limitations. For many students, public school is their only point of access.
The mere experience of these programs can be the keystone that changes a child's perspective on the world.
Research indicates that these programs dramatically change the course of a child’s academic success and can provide a pathway out of poverty.
Gifts are invested in the FPEF endowment. The endowment's principal is never spent; only the income is used to support the Beyond the Classroom Fund, guaranteeing that teachers and students will reap the value of your gift in perpetuity. The Beyond the Classroom Fund will be distributed annually to support a number of activities such as: