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Vickery Meadow Youth Development Foundation

  • Janet Morrison
  • 214-498-6097

Program Description

Eagle Scholars is a college readiness program for 7th-12th grade students. Thirty students are nominated by their teachers in 6th grade. Eagle Scholars follows the students throughout their middle and high school years. Eagle Scholars living in the Vickery Meadow neighborhood when they are seniors qualify for a scholarship and continued support throughout college.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Community service/service hours
  • Leadership development
  • Parent/family services

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • White: 2%
  • Asian or Pacific Islander: 30%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 60%
  • African American: 8%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 80
  • Middle School: 60
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing
  • ESL Students
  • Undocumented Students (75)

First-Generation

  • More than 75%