Washington County School District 21st Century Community Learning Centers

21st CCLC

The Washington County School District 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) will provide after-school programs at Kate M. Smith Elementary (KMS) and Vernon Elementary (VES) serving grades 3-5. Kate M. Smith and Vernon Elementary Schools are identified and participates as a School Wide Title I schools within the District. The primary goal of the program is to provide students with academic skills which will prepare them to become college and career ready by means of improving academic performance, assisting students in meeting stat student standards in core academic subjects, providing opportunities to engage in a multitude of activities, and keeping parents involved in the educational plans of the students by providing educational services to the families of participating students. Program activities are as follows: Science, Mathematics, English/Language Arts enrichment; STEM, Nutrition/Fitness, Homework Assistance, along with Parent Involvement Activities. The project will serve 250 students total at the two sites during the regular school year/3 hours per day (M-Fri), 175 days/35 weeks.

Year 1 Funding:     $500,000.00

Year 2 Funding:     $162,963.00


Empower all students to become well educated, productive citizens by providing appropriate, high quality, and rigorous educational programs in a safe learning environment.

Center Information & Contact

Kate M. Smith Elementary School

1447 South Blvd

Chipley FL  32428


Site Coordinator:  Paula Ellis

Vernon Elementary School

3665 Roche Ave

Vernon FL  32462


Site Coordinator:  Cindy Richards

Project Coordinator: Michele Carter