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Achievement Center

Achievement Center

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Mission Statement

The Arlington Catholic Achievement Center will strive to empower students by providing the skills, resources and structure for them to achieve academic success.

Guided by a learning specialist and using individualized and small group work, we will focus on study skills and executive functioning allowing students to become more effective and efficient learners. We will focus on working collaboratively with students to develop strategies for learning, studying and test-taking. Additionally, at this center we will offer a range of meaningful enrichment programs and workshops to engage and benefit all students.

In-school collaboration with a learning specialist who will focus on study and organizational skills, executive functioning, and decoding strategies

  • Reviews of IEP accommodations to assist students in making effective progress in the classroom
  • A structured peer-tutoring program for academic support
  • Teachers available in the center to provide additional content-specific help

 

Our Enrichment Workshops  include the following:

Creating poetry with published writers, making movies on iPhones, interacting with Olympians and professional athletes, networking with AC alumni, and preparing for the SAT’s

 

Defining two key components of the Arlington Catholic Achievement Center (ACAC) Mission

Enrichment  

Enrich: (verb) to make (someone) rich or richer

Creating poetry with published writers, making movies on iPhones, interacting with Olympians and professional athletes, networking with AC alumni, and preparing for the SAT’s… all these enriching activities and more are offered by the Arlington Catholic Achievement Center, allowing students to develop knowledge and skills that may not be readily available in traditional classroom settings.   The Achievement Center is dedicated to providing enrichment workshops that enhance students’ understandings of the world and their places in it.

Academic Support

Support: (verb) to give assistance to; enable to function or act

Working to create a proactive and positive learning environment in the Achievement Center, the staff focuses on executive functioning and study skills to help students find success in the classroom.

 Students work with educational specialists on these learning skills, as well as on their course work in a small group setting. The Center is also home to Arlington Catholic’s Peer Tutoring Program which is open throughout the school year to all students.