Empowering Youth and Communities Academy (EYC Academy) was created in 2014 by a team of seasoned educators in St. Louis, Missouri to bring outstanding one-to-one education to 6th through 12 grade students.
EYC Academy is an approved private agency for K-Adult with Missouri Departement of Elementary and Secondary Education
Citing a need to accommodate a variety of learning styles not met by traditional schools, EYC Academy pairs students with a certifed teacher who is a subject matter expert in their field to guide them on their individual path to success. Parents can view EYC Academy as a transitional school offering an individualized options for learning, in a positive, low-stress environment with a ONE TEACHER, ONE STUDENT approach to edudation.
As a year-round school with rolling enrollment, we offer full-time and dual enrollment, as well as tutoring and enrichment programs offered in-center or LIVE, ONLINE in our virtual classroom. EYC Academy is a perfect partner for Home Schooling families, offering the legacy project-based curriculum of CALVERT LEARNING, with the added option of attending the school or getting the tutoring assistance with any curriculum.
We also offer families the options of receiving therapuetic services at the school, during the course of the students' school day for their convenience.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Mild to moderate learning differences, dyslexia/Central auditory Processing Deficit/Language impairment/Academic Disabilities
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Cost
Summer Program Cost Notes
30 hours of teaching for half credit course
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
20 students
Student Body Type
Students by Grade
EYC Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses
50 courses
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Full-time Essentials Program (6 courses-10 semesters) $15,000 Average credit course $2500-$3500
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Associate
Joan Holland


Total Sports Offered
1 sport


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
Recreational Athletic Programs:
Art Classes

School Notes

  • MISSION: To empower youth to achieve academic success through individualized learning plans with our one-to-one approachVISION: Empowering students to achieve. OUR APPROACH: THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION IS ONE-TO-ONE INSTRUCTION---Either IN-CENTER or ONLINE in a VIRTUAL CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENT with LIVE TEACHERSOur one teacher, one student program offers a non-traditional school option which supports students in preparation for college, career, trade or military options to set the stage for a successful future.Our teachers and therapists are seasoned instructors, many with enrichment and special education backgrounds. They are what makes EYC Academy successful for your child. They are active listeners, working to make sure your child understands lessons and has achieved mastery in their area of study before moving on to the next area. They develop relationships with your family, partnering with you for your child`s success. Staff meets at least monthly with families to keep parents apprised of their child`s progress and adjustments being made to their learning plan. As an approved school by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education from the State of Missouri, our approved curriculum meets the Missouri Learning Standards and is taught by qualified teachers and therapists with many enrichment and special education backgrounds. Our program is especially unique, in that it blends academics with therapeutics, including art and music, to provide a balanced, well-rounded education, tempered with the disciplinary techniques taught through the Love and Logic Professional Development Curriculum for Educators.

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