765 NW 36th Street
Miami, Florida 33127
For the past 19 years FOCAL has provided services to students in grades K-12. The program has successfully retained elementary students who remain active in the program throughout their middle and high school years.
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics):
Through field trips and hands-on activities that challenge students to think as innovators and creators, students gain skills essential to success in STEM fields such as problem-solving and collaboration. Students are also mentored by professionals in STEM industries.
READING and COMPREHENSION:
Students are taught fundamental reading and comprehension in small group settings by certified teachers. Educational games and activities are used to increase students reading and comprehension skills.
The program’s location provides easy access for student’s to participate in individual and team sports such as tennis and football. Students also learn proper strength training and how to work well as a team.
FOOD and NUTRITION:
A healthy snack is provided daily to students. The program is also partnered with the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine to provide nutrition and genetics education.
COLLEGE and CAREER PREPARATION:
Students receive assistance in monitoring high school graduation requirements and SAT prep., as well as attend local and statewide college tours. Students in grades 8 to 12 participate in a variety of activities to explore career options.