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BEST Afterschool Program

What is the BEST Afterschool Program?

The BEST Afterschool Program, funded in part by a 21st Century Community Learning Center  and Oregon Community Foundation grants, is located in six 4J schools. Elementary students in need of additional reading and math support are invited to participate in these school based programs. The middle school programs are open to all students at that middle school sites.  The school district’s Title 1 program partners to provide reading and math interventions, staffing, training and curriculum support. BEST is an academic and enrichment program supporting kids and families of Eugene since 2000.

Family frequently asked questions about BEST: http://www.4j.lane.edu/instruction/best/frequently-asked-questions/


BEST serves disadvantaged youth, boosts academic achievement and provides enrichment opportunities that change the lives of youth.


BEST provides a safe and productive afterschool program in collaboration with community partners. Our goal is to provide afterschool programs for all students in need of these services.