“The things I liked about the program were: the people, teachers and materials given. The teachers made the class fun, which made learning easier.”
— student from SAT Spring '08
SAT Prep Program
The SAT Preparation Program equips students for the standardized college entrance examination by building skills and confidence in test-taking strategies and subject materials. The program consists of instruction and diagnostic exams. The classes are offered for a low cost fee to high school students throughout the city. The fee covers eight instructional sessions, two fully scored practice tests, and SAT Prep books and materials.Students - Register Now
College Prep Program
The College Preparation Program consists of a series of modules and tours designed to equip students with appropriate resources and tools. Workshop topics include college application processes, writing an effective personal statement, financial aid and scholarships, and career development. College tours, held within and outside New York State, are for students to learn about campus life, programs of study, and different student organizations.
APEX's School-based Initiatives utilize our knowledge and resources to meet schools' unique needs. They are designed in partnership with the school staff in order to achieve speciﬁc student outcomes. We currently serve P.S. 1 Alfred E. Smith Elementary School, P.S. 110 Florence Nightingale School, P.S.184 Shuang Wen School, Central Queens Academy Charter School, and Murry Bergtraum High School.
SATURDAY PROGRAMS AT LOWER EAST SIDE SCHOOLS
4th Grade Prep Program
The 4th Grade Prep Program prepares students for the statewide standardized English Language Arts (ELA) and Math exams, which determine placement in New York City public schools for students starting in the 6th grade. The program's main objectives are to provide academic support and teach test-taking strategies to do well in the exams.
Hoops Basketball Program
Our wellness program teaches 4th and 5th graders the game of basketball and the values of healthy living, teamwork, and sportsmanship.
Reading Empowers Program
Volunteers read and write with students.
English Excellence Club
Encourage 3rd and 4th graders to build conﬁdence and interpersonal skills through dramatic activities and theatre while learning and improving English. Classes meet once a week (Saturday) 10:30 - 12:30PM at PS 184 (Shuang Wen school).
Art Program at CQA
Volunteers teach and mentor students through art.
MURRY BERGTRAUM HIGH SCHOOL AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS
Public Speaking Program
The Public Speaking Program boosts students' confidence in engaging others in dialogue. It is provided predominantly for students who are recent immigrants and English language learners.
In the Spirit of Jazz Program
"In the Spirit of Jazz" covers basic Jazz concepts and uses the concepts as analogies for the current professional culture: ensemble/working as a team, soloing/working individually, accompanying/helping others and improvising/learning to be flexible, creative, and risk-taking. Students also learn Jazz genres and are exposed to live performances.
QUESTIONS? CONTACT:Ji-Yeon Yi (Educational Programs)
(212) 748-1226 ext.102