The LightHouse

The LightHouse, our quality afterschool and summer program, provides academic, social, and emotional support for children, teens, and families in need.

Here for Every Student.

For the 2022-2023 school year, the LightHouse operates inside the following 7 Caddo Parish schools:

Atkins ElementaryFair Park Preparatory Academy
Booker T. Washington High SchoolWerner Elementary
Broadmoor Stem AcademyWestwood Elementary
Creswell Elementary 

Additionlly, the LightHouse operates three community sites:

  • Downtown LightHouse, 802 Travis Street, Shreveport, Louisiana 
  • Bossier City LightHouse, 2101 Scott Street, Bossier City, Louisiana, and
  • Teen Club, located in the Highland Center, 520 Olive Street, Shreveport Louisiana

At the LightHouse, students receive assistance with homework and a FREE hot meal! They also participate in academic and cultural enrichment activities including: ELA, math, STEM, financial literacy, physical fitness, character education, cooking, yoga, drama, and more, many provided through partnerships with other community organizations.

There is no such thing as no homework! – Site Coordinator, the LightHouse.

Making a Real Impact.

For over 30 years, the LightHouse has remained an integral part of our community and touches thousands of children, teens, and families. 
average GPA for 72% of LightHouse students.
LightHouse sites had a GPA over 3.0
of seniors had a plan for college, work or the military after graduation.
Students Served in the 2020-2021 School Year.
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