To provide the children of the Northside a structured and nurturing learning environment that is focused on rigorous academic standards, character development, self-discipline, personal and social responsibility and family involvement.
TIGERS TODAY, LEADERS TOMORROW
At YMCA Tiger Academy, a free public school, the education of each child is approached with a commitment to helping them grow in spirit, mind and body.
YMCA Tiger Academy focuses on rigorous academic standards, character development, personal and social responsibility and strong family involvement, while providing each child with a structured and nurturing learning environment. The learner-centered culture includes a 7 ½ hour school day (8:00 am – 3:30 pm) and a 195-day school year, with before and afterschool care available.
Tiger Academy opened their doors in 2009 and now serve Pre-K through 5th grade students. Through a unique partnership with the Johnson Family YMCA, our scholars enjoy enrichment opportunities and benefit from family support services.