"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.
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.
In an effort to extend our STEM offerings, we have partnered with Project Exploration. This dedicated team of individuals have opened up opportunities never before experienced by our students including participating in a Boeing Rocket Building Competition and exploring behind-the-scenes at CISCO.
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.
Austin Coming Together
Austin Coming Together is a community based organization dedicated to improving the quality of life in Austin, our neighborhood. With core values such as Unity, Commitment, Transparency, Collaboration, and Action, they have worked tirelessly to improve education and economic development through the collective impact of their member organizations.
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.
Jabari Hall, the founder of JHAS Heart is a passionate educator focusing on the overall well-being of our students and parents. His dynamic workshops focus on SEL, health and wellness, credit and financial awareness, and even entrepreneurship.
By the hands club
By The Hand is a Chicago-base, after-school program that emphasizes academic excellence while nurturing the whole child - mind, body, and soul. Providing transportation between the school and the students' homes, By The Hand is committed to ensuring our students' safety.
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.