Metro Achievement Center for Girls
Metro Achievement Center for girls has spent over 30 years helping young girls become successful women by teaching them how to be good students, daughters, sisters and friends.
Its carefully designed programs provide a combination of academic support, character development, and fun! Metro Achievement Center for girls celebrates 100% high school graduation and college enrollment since 2000!
At Metro, we work closely with each girl's parents to ensure that she can become the best version of herself. For dates and program details click the buttons below.
Metro is a supplementary after-school and summertime program that serves 4-12th grade students from low-income families in the city of Chicago. It provides academic enrichment, character education, individual attention, and extra-curricular activities for students, and parenting skills classes and discussions for the parents. Learn More.
School Year Programs
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By focusing on homework and classroom enrichment, volunteer tutors provide students with the academic help they need succeed in school. Metro also empowers students to take their education into their own hands by connecting them with scholarship organizations.
By learning about virtues and good habits, students develop the necessary tools to become better students, daughters, sisters and friends. In the character development class, students discuss and learn how to practically implement virtues such as respect, service to others and hard work.
Each student that participates in Metro programs is assigned a volunteer tutor-mentor that works with them the entire school year. With a focus on academics and character development, time spent each week with the same volunteer has proven to be an integral part of the overall improvement of the student.
Metro students participate in a variety of extra-curricular activities to gain skills and confidence while discovering interest and future hobbies. Some of our activities include:
Visual and Performing Arts
Fitness and Sports
Metro's parent programs support parents in their role as the primary educators of their children through classes, discussions, conferences, and more.