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New Jersey Department of Education Office of Student Support Services 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program and Out-of-School Time Resources
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Gloucester City Public Schools

Project Director:  Christine Trampe

Mary Ethel Costello School
520 Cumberland St.
Glloucester City, NJ 08030
Phone:  (856) 456-4250 x2174
Fax:  (856) 742-8385
Email:  ctrampe@gcsd.k12.nj.us

County:  Camden

CLC Sites:  Mary Ethel Costello School, Gloucester City Jr./Sr. High School

Partners:  Camden County College

Serving Grade Level:  4 – 12

No. of Students to be Served:  142

Times of Services: 

After-School and Summer
Mary Ethel Costello School –    
School Year: 2:15 pm-6:00 pm Monday through Friday
Summer: 12:00 pm-4:00 pm  Monday through Thursday

Gloucester City Jr./Sr. High School –
School Year: 2:30 pm–5:30 pm Monday through Friday
Summer: 8:30 am–12:30 pm Monday through Thursday

Camden County College Courses –
School Year: 6:00 pm–9:00 pm Monday through Thursday
Summer: 6:00 pm–9:00 pm Monday through Thursday

Abstract:   
The Gloucester City School District is a small district with 2,200 students that will implement the 21st CCLC Program through the GOAL Center (Gloucester City Open Access Learning) Centers.  The focus of the GOAL Centers will be to provide a broad array of high-quality after-school and summer activities that help students to develop their academic and social skills in a safe and caring setting.  Ultimately, they will be better prepared to meet the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards and will be better prepared for post-secondary education, and ultimately, a productive future.  There will be a wide-range of classes and activities in which students and their families can become involved including:  tutoring in basic skills, remedial classes for admission to college, arts enrichment classes and field trips, computer literacy and other classes needed.  These opportunities will be leveraged with the district’s current program offerings and will help students to be better academically and socially prepared to meet the challenges that they will face as adults.