School Year Monday – Friday 3:00. – 5:30 p.m.
Summer and Designated Saturdays 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
The Great Futures 21st CCLC program partners with schools and utilizes best-practices to:
- Support on-time grade progression and high school graduation
- Increase parent/guardian involvement
- Bolster academic achievement
- Increase college and career readiness
- Engage students in service-learning
Core academic subjects are taught by Florida Department of Education certified teachers (teacher to student ratio 1:15) and are aided by ELC and ESE certified teachers, as needed. Accommodations are made for students with disabilities or special needs, with services provided at a ratio of 1:1 to 1:10, based on students’ individual needs. Tutoring, advising, and academic remediation are available to students year round, daily, before and after school, on specified weekends, and during the summer break.
With funding from the FDOE, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County’s Great Futures 21st CCLC at John I. Leonard High School supports the mission and priorities of the school, addresses the educational needs of students and families, provides programming that ensures Florida students are prepared for high demand jobs that support great futures and charts a course for Florida to be number 1 in workforce education by 2030. Click here for more information.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County’s Great Futures 21st Century Community Learning Center (GF21st CCLC) at John I. Leonard High School serves 100 students through academic support and homework assistance, 30 students on designated weekends, and 75 students during the summer. GF21st CCLC provides academic support and enrichment, tutoring, advising, service learning, and college/career readiness activities. Program components are delivered by FDOE certified teachers and youth development professionals. The overarching goal of GF21st CCLC is to help students reach their highest potential, academically prepared, workforce ready, and engaged in their communities.