Crowder said Middle Ridge offers a variety of services for low income students and their families.
Middle Ridge students can eat free and reduced breakfast as well as lunch, and the school provides after school care on a sliding scale fee according to income.
Because the school failed to meet AYP for the 2004-2005 and 2005-2006 school years, they had to offer supplemental services for students in the subject areas of reading and math.
“The tutor can even come to their home if they don’t have transportation,” Crowder said.
She said the application process to receive the supplemental services is quick and easy for parents.
Overhead projectors linked with computers at Middle Ridge also allow students, who otherwise would not be able to afford it, to go on virtual field trips.
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