"it takes a village..."
Plato Learning Academy relies on its many Community Partnerships to enhance the educational experience and provide supports that we alone could not offer.
Junior Achievement is intended to develop work-readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy skills in students. This amazing program has delivered full-day lessons to our students, allowed our students to visit the Capital One Cafe, and invited our students to attend the Future Smart Challenge held at the United Center.
peace corner youth center
The Peace Corner Youth Center is conveniently located less than one mile from our campus. This community organization offers a variety of after-school programs such as tutoring, computer usage, basketball, arts-and-crafts, and much more.
michele clark high school
Breaking the tradition of District Schools and Charter Schools competing for schools and resources, Plato Learning Academy and Michele Clark have developed a partnership supporting one another.
From basketball competitions to community service projects, these two schools are striving to provide opportunities for both of their students.
WEST-SIDE ministers coalition
An organization instrumental in the school's foundation, the WMC is comprised of local pastors, entrepreneurs, public servants, and community members. CEO Philese Binion leads the group and tirelessly supports the school by organizing donations, securing funding, and establishing connections.
Yes ... you read that correctly. The FBI. As in the The Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Our school has partnered with the FBI to decrease the violent crime in the Austin Community and to increase the students' relationships with law enforcement. We are also launching a Junior Agent Program which will allow students unique inside perspective into the FBI.
Though commonly known for their efforts to provide equity globally, World Vision has consistently supported the students and staff at Plato Learning Academy through generous donations. Whether opening their doors for our staff to do some "shopping" or dropping off supplies to students, World Vision helps to ensure that our school has what it needs to be successful.