Families, Academics, Community, Enrichment and Service.
FACES is our after school program that serves students in Pre-K through 8th grade.
FACES of Somerset
Our FACES (Families, Academics, Character, Enrichment & Service Learning) of Somerset program is a 21st Century Learning Center program located in Crisfield, Md., serving more than 60 ‘at risk’ youth during our afterschool program, pre-K to 8th grade. Our program focuses on improving literacy skills through our evidenced based literacy curriculum I-Ready. Services are provided Monday – Friday and include academic instruction, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) enrichment activities, homework assistance, character development, community service, recreation, field trips, parent outreach, and a hot meal each day from the Maryland Food Bank. This program includes assistance for children of incarcerated parents, and Sustainable Somerset healthy eating activities. 99% of our students are minority students, 97% qualify to receive Free and Reduced Meals, and 61% are reading below grade level. Per our Grantor Performance Indicators, over the last school year we served 78 students, provided 41 evidenced based programming session, 81% met criteria for regular attendance, 32% increased their reading grades by at least 1 letter grade.