WELLS FARGO FDI ACADEMY
Now in Year Three (3), the West Chester University, Frederick Douglass Institute - Wells Fargo Bank Academy has proven to be a most effective model for promoting literacy among elementary school students and enhancing opportunities for high school students to transition successfully into College.
The impact report from the successive years show high levels of achievements in all objectives of the program. The One Book Project among all 5th graders in Coastville School District has reinforce a sense of community and stimulated creativity among the children. The 10th and 11th grade program has widened the path to College for several underrepresented and underserved minorities. Some of the participants of the West Chester University, Frederick Douglass Institute – Wells Fargo Bank Academy at Coastville Area School District are currently studying at the University.
The success of the program at Coastville Area School District has led to the expansion of the program to Norristown School District.