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Vickery Meadow Summer Reading Academy

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Education & Literacy
  • Faith-Based
  • Immigrants & Refugees


8307 Meadow Roadvmsramrh@gmail.comDallas, TX 75231 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The mission of the Vickery Meadow Summer Reading Academy (VMSRA) is to include the students of Vickery Meadow who would not read/write or hear/speak English all summer; provide food, socialization and exercise for those who would not eat well, or even leave the apartment because parents work and are afraid to let them play outside; tutor students so that they are better prepared and inspired to enter school in the Fall after four weeks of the Academy. McShan Reading Homeroom began as an off-shoot of VMSRA in 2015, and is now in full operation throughout the school year, focusing on basic English, reading, writing, and reading comprehension. Since March 2020, MRH and VMSRA have been fuly virtual, and will continue to be until the pandemic subsides and volunteers are once again permitted to volunteer in person.


We are a volunteer staff of youth and adults

who care about the English education of the

refugee/immigrant children of Vickery Meadow,Dallas,TX.

If you are interested in Tutoring or Youth

Leadership experience in 2013, or can help

with an upcomingWork Project, please visit

our "Tutors/Youth Leaders" page.

2013 Classes start July 16 and run through

August 8, Tuesday,Wednesday, Thursday only

8:30am to 12noon

We provide English-only basic phonics, reading,

and writing for 180 students of McShan Elementary,

Kinder through Sixth Grade. Breakfast and Lunch

will be served. Emphasis is placed on parental support, student citizenship, discipline, and PERFECT ATTENDANCE.

We are all in a race -- the Human Race!

And we are in a race to the TOP!


Would you recommend Vickery Meadow Summer Reading Academy?
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by Gabriela G. (May 13, 2014)
The group of volunteers mostly consists of very sweet retired teachers and older college-aged teens that help elementary kids needing extra guidance in reading and writing. There is very kind atmosphere that helps you develop as a volunteer and by the end you'll grow fond of every child in the program.

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