The National College Readiness Institute (NCRI) designs and implements after school enrichment programs for students in Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade. 

All of our programs work toward our mission to close the achievement gap by opening students’ minds and expanding their skills with the knowledge and experiences they’ll need to succeed in future college and careers endeavors.

STEAM Discovery Academy

Our Programs

Learn about each of our five programs below and click through to see the details and register.

STEAM Discovery Academy

STEAM Discovery Academy is an after school and summer program for students in grades 1-6 to learn and create through a variety of innovative projects. The program will keep your child’s imagination growing, while teaching valuable real-life lessons in science, technology, engineering, art and math.

College Readiness

The College Readiness program demonstrates the opportunities available and benefits of a college education to students in Kindergarten through grade 12. They’ll gain the knowledge and skills needed to succeed through the application process and once they arrive at the college of their choice.

Spanish Club

Spanish Club is an after school program that teaches the Spanish language to students in Pre-Kindergarten through grade 5. Students will learn through a play-based methodology. The relaxed and fun environment helps students acquire a new language in an easy and natural way, using games, songs and stories.

Academic Support

We offer Academic Support services to students in Kindergarten through grade 12. In a group setting after school, students receive academic support in different subjects, including reading and math. Teachers and instructors will be on hand to answer questions, walk through homework problems and work with students struggling with common challenges.

Parent Workshops

Our workshops provide parents with useful resources for achieving their child’s education and career goals. They’re available to parents of students in elementary, middle and high school to help them build the skills and knowledge needed to support their child’s life goals.

Eligible Schools

Our programs are currently available at the following schools in the Greater Houston area:

  • Stevens Elementary School
  • Sinclair Elementary School
  • Field Elementary
  • St. Ambrose Catholic School
  • St. Augustine Catholic School
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic School