A Brighter Future
When asked what is the most pressing need in the Dominican Republic today, many Dominicans will quickly reply, "educación" (education). The Dominican government’s latest efforts to bolster and improve Dominican education has even further impressed upon the minds of Dominican parents how important it is. No other endeavor offers such hope and prospect for a brighter future as a quality education!
Four Touchstones of the Dominican Advance Program
Quality Facilities, Textbooks, & Teachers
Quality facilities, textbooks and fully credentialed teachers give needy Dominicans the sense of self worth and help they truly need. Rather than provide things that are status quo, Dominican Advance daily raises the bar - building a brighter future today!
Limited Class Size
Often in the Dominican Republic, 50 or 60 students crowd into a single classroom without textbooks or materials with which to work. Refusing to accept this as the norm, Dominican Advance sets strict low teacher to student ratios to enhance the opportunity to learn.
Parental & Community Involvement
Parents with children in a Dominican Advance school pay a small, affordable tuition each semester for their child's education. This provides them with a sense of responsibility and ownership. Communities express gratitude and parental attendance at meetings is 95% or higher.
Christian Practice & Focus
Firmly rooted in a sense of mission to express the Father's heart to children of all ages, Dominican Advance actively seeks teachers who will express that love to their students. Bible reading, prayers, Christian songs and individual concern for each student are important program elements.
How You Can Help
SPONSOR A DOMINICAN CHILD
Funds for operating Dominican Advance schools come almost exclusively from our sponsors in the "Scholarships for Champions" child sponsorship program. For only $39 ( $45) a month, you can provide a scholarship that includes textbooks, uniform, and school supplies for a deserving Dominican child. To find out more visit Scholarships for Champions.
Dream 116 funds the construction of the final four classrooms on the academic side of the campus that will enable a total projected enrollment of 250 students at Alta Vista High. The first graduating class walks in the summer of 2018!
Non-Discrimination Policy: Dominican Advance schools admit students of any race, national or ethnic origins to all the rights and privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, national or ethnic origins in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship or loan programs, and athletic and other school-administrated programs.