Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

Reclaiming our African Pride (R.A.P.)


Name of organization:

Reclaiming our African Pride (R.A.P.)

Primary location:

208 Chaffee Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13205

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

(315) 559-7275

LEAs where service will be provided:

Syracuse City School District


Years provider has delivered service:

2 years


Evidence that services have been effective:

The reading program of choice is a nationally recognized research-based curriculum that has been tested & proven effective with our target population.


Title of the instructional program, curriculum series to be used (if appropriate):

The Teen Academic Intervention Program; Bridges to Literature Reading Program.


Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

7&8 Grades


Content area(s) provider will serve:

English Language Arts


Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

If approved, services will be provided 5-days per week.


Average length of each service session (minutes/hours):

1 hour long session


Duration of the available service period (e.g. September 1 – June 30; September 1 – August 31; weekends only; summer school only; specific number of weeks or hours, other, etc;):

October 1 - June 1, every day when school is in session.  Sessions will be 1 hour in length.


Type of instruction:

One-on-one and small group tutoring


Description of methods and strategies for serving eligible students with disabilities:

Reclaiming our African Pride (R.A.P.) Inc. will adhere to each student's Individualized Educational Plans, when appropriate.


Description of methods and strategies for serving eligible students with limited English proficiency:

R.A.P. Inc. will work cooperatively with families, organizations and providers to assist us in providing ELA services to ALL students enrolled in the program.


Qualifications of the service provider(s)/instructor(s):

A Certified Teacher will be on staff along with instructors & volunteers who will be trained in the program.


Reports to parents, teachers, and LEA (Content, frequency, method of delivery):

Quarterly status reports on youth will be available (e.g. mailed & available for pick-up) including grades, proficiency assessments and surveys of parents, teachers and students.


Will transportation to the service location be provided at no charge if requested? (Note: LEAs are not required to provide or pay for transportation)

For students attending public school transportation will be provided by the district.  Transportation to the service location may have to be arranged by the family for students attending private schools.


Additional relevant information:


Last Updated: May 2, 2012