Programs that Work
Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success
Children Succeeding in School
Students graduating from high school
Age of Child
Middle Childhood (9-12)
Type of Setting
Type of Service
Type of Outcome Addressed
Cognitive Development / School Performance
Evidence Level (What does this mean?)
Other Reviewed Programs
Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success is an intervention program designed to reduce dropout among middle school Latino students. The program assigns a counselor to each student to monitor attendance, behavior, and academic achievement. The counselor provides feedback as well as advocates and intervenes for the student when necessary. Training in problem-solving is also provided to students and parents.
The Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success program has not yet been thoroughly reviewed by PPN, but preliminary review suggests it may be effective at improving outcomes for the indicators listed above.
This program is highly regarded by other credible organizations and reviews of the program can be found online at the websites listed below: