Important Annoucnement: Higher Achievement Richmond Closed Monday, October 29th due to the unexpected arrival of Hurricane Sandy.
October 29, 2012 -- Richmond Public Schools will be closed Monday in preparation for the hurricane. Due to their closing, Higher Achievement will also be closed. Scholars, enjoy your day off - read a book and listen to the rain! Stay safe! Please contact your Center staff for more information. For timely updates, please visit the Facebook page.
Vote for Higher Achievement!
Higher Achievement is participating in an online voting challenge and is asking for your assistance! Cultivate Wines is giving away $100,000 per quarter to non-profits via a democratic voting system. The winner will receive $50,000, and the five runners-up will each receive $10,000. Higher Achievement has been selected as one of the 30 contestants and we are asking that you vote for us!
To show your support and vote, visit http://www.cultivatewines.com/cause/20471/. You can either register or login through Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will have 1 vote per day. To get started, click any "vote for this" button, then log in to cast your vote. Be sure to come back and vote again each day! Please ask your family, friends, and colleagues to vote as well!
Support Scholars by Donating Center Supplies
Please consider supporting our scholars’ learning by donating an item from Higher Achievement Richmond’s needed supply list. Your generosity makes a direct and immediate difference by providing our scholars with the tools they need to succeed academically.
Click here for the complete supply list. Items can be mailed or brought to the Higher Achievement Richmond office, which is located at 1419 West Main St., Richmond, VA 23220.
Donations can also be dropped off at either of our achievement centers on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays between the hours of 3:30-7:30pm to the attention of our Center Directors or Managers of Instruction.
Our Northside Achievement Center, at Henderson Middle School, is located at 4319 Old Brook Road, Richmond, 23227, and our Southside Achievement Center, at Boushall Middle School, is located at 3400 Hopkins Road, Richmond, 23234.
Thank you for your support!
Higher Achievement Impact Study
Groundbreaking new study shows that Higher Achievement has a significant impact on math and reading test scores. Read more.
Thanking Recent Richmond Donors/Grants
Higher Achievement Richmond scholars, staff, families and volunteers wish to thank the following institutional funders for their recent support and vote of confidence in our Richmond work: BB&T, Bon Secours, The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia, Genworth Foundation, The Richard & Caroline T. Gwathmey Memorial Trust, Memorial Foundation for Children, Sam’s Club, Walmart and Wells Fargo.
In addition, Higher Achievement Richmond is deeply grateful for the personal Annual Fund gifts recently donated by our President’s Council, families, mentors and staff. It is through these personal donations that we will be able to fulfill our mission and serve more deserving middle school students in the future.
Richmond scholars in the news!
Check out coverage from the First Fridays Art Walk – part of an ART 180 public art project done in collaboration with Higher Achievement and local artists.
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