• Texas ACE (Afterschool Centers on Education) provides no-cost activities before and after school and during summer for K–12 students in Title I schools. The program is federally funded through 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) and administered on the state level by TEA.

    • Higher test scores in English and math in grades 9–12
    • Fewer disciplinary incidents in middle and high school


    Texas ACE (Afterschool Centers on Education) 21st Century is a free program that is designed to expand after-school opportunities for Shearn students during the academic school year, Monday - Friday, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 


    When the last bell rings, Texas ACE is just getting started with interactive, hands-on learning disguised as fun and aligned to the school curriculum. Local programs also provide homework help, tutoring, and other targeted needs-based assistance, as well as enrichment activities such as sports, clubs, and youth development projects that build character, confidence, and leadership skills.

    Many students attending for more than 30 days experience measurable improvements such as:

    • Increased grade promotion
    • Fewer absences
    • Improved grades

    For more information contact

    Ms. Hill

    ACE After-School Specialist