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Holistic Approach

Holistic Approach

Our holistic and trauma-informed teaching model supports our students academically, spiritually and socially. This approach, combined with an extended day and extended school year prepares economically disadvantaged children for success.
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Our Results

Our Results

Our unique and robust Graduate Support Program provides the scaffolding and advocacy our students need to break through the barriers of childhood trauma, academic delay and social and economic injustice. Our graduates are thriving at prestigious college preparatory high schools and universities.
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You can Help

There is a profound feeling that comes from helping others. You have the power to make a big impact in the lives of children.
Together with your help, we are
TRANSFORMING LIVES!
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Evening of Celebration and Joy

We are very grateful to all the sponsors who made ...
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SMPA Alumni Jerrell Dorsey, Class of 2021

Commencement Speaker Jerrell Dorsey

"I don’t want you to underestimate what you have done ...
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Ben Surowiecki Award Winner Sebastian

2021 Golf-Fore-Kids Gallery

The 2021 Ben Surowiecki Scholarship was awarded to SMPA graduate ...
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Babz Rawls-Ivy interviewed principal Dr. Kelly O'Leary, parent Linda Pina, ...
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Special Events

Golf Fore Kids Scholarship Tournament

Golf Fore Kids

15th Annual  Golf-Fore-Kids Fundraiser on Monday October 7, 2019
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Barbara Pearce

Spring Fling Gala

15th Annual Spring Fling Gala Honoring Barbara L. Pearce
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Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

One Child at a Time