Who We Help
As the premier provider of high quality, customized academic opportunities, LRC is dedicated to shaping educational futures and helping students maximize their learning potential by providing personalized educational programs, consultative services for parents, and programs to accommodate community needs.
LRC helps the following groups:
The Private Schools program provides supplementary instruction in reading and/or math to eligible K-12 students at 19 participating private schools in Polk County.
The Florida Baptist Children’s Homes program provides instruction to students residing in FBCH Cottages or Emergency Shelters in Lakeland.
The Migrant program provides after-school tutoring, two days a week to K-8 and some high school students at seven locations in Polk County.
Hearth provides individual or small group instructional services in reading, mathematics, secondary test preparation, and/or study habits to high school students eligible for McKinney-Vento services by Polk County School Board’s Hearth Project.
In addition to One-to-One Tutoring, test preparation, study skill courses, and elementary summer programs, LRC also participates in the programs listed below.
21st Century provides group after-school instructional staff to eligible 21st Century students grades K-5 at Garner Elementary School, Lewis Anna Woodbury Elementary School, Laurel Elementary School, Palmetto Elementary School and Lake Marion Creek Middle School.
This after-school program takes place at the PEP Center in Winter Haven and provides small-group, supplementary instruction in reading and/or math to eligible students.
Public Education Partnership (PEP)
Galindo Tennis Academy is a Summer Intensive English Academy collaboration that focuses on ESL test prep in areas of English and reading held at Florida Southern College.
Galindo Tennis Academy
ESE contracts provide Extended School Year Services (ESY)/Academic Support for students receiving recommendations of ESY tutoring on their Individual Education Plan’s or Service Plans in both public and private schools.
Exceptional Student Education (ESE)
CROP is designed to inspire and motivate low-income students in grades 6-12 to set goals and take high school courses needed to attend college or post-secondary education. CROP takes place monthly on the second Saturday in September-May at Polk State College.
College Reach-Out Program (CROP)