Friends of the Rafael Hernandez School After School Center

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Basic Information

Address: 61 School Street Roxbury, MA
Phone Number: 617-635-8187
Fax Number: 617-635-8190

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Additional Information

Focus: Academics and enrichment

Friends of the Rafael Hernandez School

Director: Anita Torres
Schools Served: Rafael Hernandez Two-Way Bilingual School
School District: Boston Public Schools
County: Suffolk
Schedule: M -F 2:30 - 6:00 p.m
Ages: 4 - 14
Capacity: 120
Membership/Pricing: $175 / month = full pay $150/month = reduced rate

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In existence for 8 years, starting with 25 middle school students who worked with Citizen Schools, the Center has grown to serve 120 students from the Hernandez School. The students now enjoy a rich mixture of enrichment activities along with daily homework assistance.

Program Highlights:

Daily homework assistance and recreational activities combined with a wide variety of enrichment classes.

Support Services:

Mental Health.


African Dance, Zumba, African Drumming, yoga, computer graphics, cooking, arts and crafts, building design, urban ecology and martial arts.

Field Trip Destinations: Library, Science Museum, Children's Museum, Franklin Park Zoo, Harvard of Natural History, area fire station, ice skating at area skating rinks, and the New England Aquarium.