FPLA Now Accepts Florida Reading Scholarship Program
Reading and comprehension are essential life skills, however, 65% or more 4th graders read below grade level. Full Potential Learning Academy (FPLA) is Miami’s premier tutoring center known for its award-winning Reading (decoding)-comprehension program. FPLA-reading & comprehension program continues to help improve reading proficiency by 2 grade levels in 90 days. It is not surprising that local schools refer their students to FPLA to improve their reading proficiency.
Florida Reading Scholarship Program with FPLA
Based on our record of accomplishment accrued since 1998, we are approved to provide summer and after-school reading programs to the Florida Reading Scholarship recipients (scroll down to read about the program details). At FPLA, we encourage children to aspire to a bright future by empowering them with academic and life skills in a positive learning environment that is equipped with a variety of learning resources. Students have option to come to our Miami Lakes center or take live online classes, led by one of the FPLA-certified tutors, from the comfort of their homes.
What is Florida Reading Scholarship Program?
Florida Reading Scholarship Program is designed to help public school students currently enrolled in the fourth and fifth grade, who scored 1 or 2 in the English Language Arts (ELA) portion of the Florida Standards Assessment (FSA). Eligible students will receive up to $500 in financial assistance, which can be used to pay for tutoring, summer and after-school literacy programs, purchase of instructional materials and curriculum related to reading or literacy.
How do I apply?
Who is Eligible?
3rd - 5th grade students of a public school.
Reading FSA Score 1 or 2 in the 3rd or 4th grade;spring 2019 FSA.
1. Students enrolled in Florida public schools including magnet and charter schools.
2. Received level 1 or 2 in the ELA portion in the third or fourth grade FSA administered during Spring 2019.
FAQ for Florida Reading Scholarship Program.
1.How to complete the online application?
You must submit several important documents with the online scholarship application. The application will be incomplete until all the necessary documents are submitted. There a limited number of scholarships that are awarded on first come first served basis. The order is determined by the date and time a complete application is received by the scholarship awarding agency. As a service to the community, for free, we will help you submit a winning application package that meets the submission guidelines. Contact us to avail this free service.
You can call or text 305-826-1896; fill in the Contact Us form or schedule a time to call you.
2. What Documents Do I Need To Complete The Online Application?
- The student’s grade level at the time of Spring 2019 FSA assessment.
- Spring 2019 Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) report.
- The student’s FLEID number.
- The school choice code.
- The school district ID.
- English Language Arts (ELA) performance level.
- ELA score.
The FSA report (item 2) contains FLEID number, school choice code, school district ID, ELA score and level (items 3 – 7).
4. Where do I get the Spring 2019 FSA report?
Parents should have received the FSA report during the summer break. Alternately parents may also obtain a copy from the school administration.
5. Where do I find my child’s Student’s FLEID number?
Every child enrolled in the Florida schools receive 14-digit unique Florida Education Identifier (FLEID) number. It always starts with FL, remains the same throughout the child’s lifetime and used for a variety of purposes. You will find it on the student report card and the FSA report. If you have difficulty finding this number contact your school administration.
6. How long does it take to process the application?
Parents should complete an online application on the Florida Reading Scholarship Program portal. The completed applications are processed in the order it was received. Ask us to help you complete this application.
7. How much scholarship money will I receive?
Approved applicants will receive $500 which can be applied to receive
8. My child is granted this scholarship. What is next?
FPLA is approved to serve Florida reading scholarship recipients. Schedule a meeting with us using one of the four convenient ways: Call or Text 305-826-1896; Fill in the Contact Us form or schedule a time to call you. Together we will develop a customized lesson plan centered around your child’s needs where you will have the option to choose convenient reading skill improvement sessions hours and set your child on the pathway to become a lifelong reader.