Help steer an elementary student towards academic success!

High school graduation is one of the most powerful predictors of a young person's future success.  Research shows that students who do not read proficiently by the end of third grade are four times more likely to leave school without a diploma.

Volunteers are required to attend one two hour training session and must clear both Michigan State Police and Child Abuse and Neglect background checks.  A valid driver's license or other photo I.D. is required to complete the training.  

Share time as a Volunteer Reading Tutor!  Two people may share their volunteer role with a student to reduce the weekly time commitment.

Training Schedule

Schools of Hope Sites

Brookside Elementary
2505 Madison SE Grand Rapids MI 49507

Burton Elementary
2133 Buchanan SW Grand Rapids, MI 49507

Campus Elementary
710 Benjamin Ave SE Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Coit Creative Arts Academy
617 Coit NE Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Congress Elementary
940 Baldwin St SE Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Dickinson Elementary
448 Dickinson SE Grand Rapids, MI 49507

Grand Rapids Montessori
159 College NE Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Harrison Park
1440 Davis NW Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Kent Hills Elementary
1445 Emerald NE Grand Rapids, MI 49505

Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Academy
645 Logan SE Grand Rapids MI 49503

Shawmut Hills
2550 Burritt NW Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Sherwood Park Global Studies Academy
3859 Chamberlain Ave SE Grand Rapids, MI 49508

Sibley Elementary
943 Sibley NW Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Southwest Community Campus
801 Oakland SW Grand Rapids, MI 49503