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District 6 seeks to expand before and after-school programs through federal grant

District 6 is seeking public comments and feedback on an application that will be submitted for a federal 21st Century Community Learning Center grant to expand before-and-after school programs at five schools beginning in the Fall of 2021. 

The district currently has 21st CCLC programs at Martinez Elementary, Heath Middle School, Bella Romero K-8 and Jefferson Junior/High School.


The District will apply to add the 21st CCLC program at Dos Rios Elementary, Heiman Elementary, Scott Elementary, Salida Del Sol Academy and Greeley West High School for school year 2021-2022. the 21st CCLC grant has the potential of providing five years of funding which will allow for before-and-after-school programming at the aforementioned schools. 


The focus of the 21st CCLC before-and-after-school program is to provide students with additional academic support in reading, writing, math and science with a heavy emphasis on STEM activities (science, technology, engineering and math). District 6 also partners with local agencies to provide enrichment activities to the students, such as recreation, drama, arts, cooking, and dance. 


For more information about the 21st CCLC, or to review and provide input on the application, please contact Brian Lemos, the districts 21st CCLC coordinator, at 970-348-6267 or


Federal statute requires each applicant to give notice to the community of its intent to submit an application and to provide for public availability and review of the application and any waiver request after submission.