Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

YMCA of Greater New York


Name of organization:

Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA)of Greater New York

Primary location:

333 Seventh Avenue
New York , NY 10001

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

LaKeisha Harris

LEAs where service will be provided:

NYC – all five boroughs


Years provider has delivered service:



Evidence that services have been effective:

Formal and informal evaluations have determined that our signature program significantly increases math test scores, improves reading skills and contributes to improved educational outcomes for participants.


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

Our programs incorporate instructional practices found by the National Reading Panel to be effective and scientifically-based, and programs that have been documented to improve math scores.


Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

K-12 in our after-school program, and K-8 in our summer program.


Content area(s) provider will serve:

English Language Arts, Reading, Math


Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

Three days per week during the school year and three days per week during the summer, with an equivalent match of recreational programming offered without charge where available.


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

One-hour session during the school year; three-hour sessions during the summer.


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;):

Parents may chose from a 35-week program during the school year, up to nine weeks of a summer program or a combination of both.


Type of instruction:

English Language Arts, Reading and Math.


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



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



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

Programs are directed by a NYS certified teacher; all tutors are highly trained and closely supervised.


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

Progress reports will be provided at least quarterly by mail, phone or meetings.


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



Additional relevant information:

The YMCA will offer, where available, recreational/enrichment opportunities for one hour following SES after-school sessions and for three hours following SES summer sessions, without charge.

Last Updated: May 2, 2012