Welcome to the ARK Educational Resource Center

Our After-School Program provides One-on-One Tutoring along with Monthly Parent Information Sessions and Teen Group Meetings

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About Us

ARK Mission

The mission of the ARK Educational Resource Center is to make a significant impact on keeping students in school who might otherwise fall through the cracks by providing comprehensive, holistic support services to keep them engaged in learning and achievement through graduation and beyond.

ARK Vision

Our vision is to prepare disadvantaged youth for life success through strategic planning and exposure to culture, opportunity and resources; motivate each student to set short-term and long-term personal, academic and career goals; stimulate the excitement of discovery and creative thinking and learning for application and growth; and to prepare tomorrow's leaders to be innovators and critical thinkers.

How Are We Different?

The ARK offers: Counseling (Individual & Group Sessions), Advocacy for Students within School and Community Systems, Tutoring and Peer Coaching, Mentoring, Personal Enrichment Opportunities, College and Career Inventory Planning, Financial Aid Resource Searches and Portfolio and Resume' Development. We serve the whole student.

Download an ARK Application

You can download an ARK application

2019-2020 ARK Application (pdf)


The ARK Liability Release & Medical Form (pdf)


The ARK Academic Tutor Application (pdf)


The ARK Volunteer Application (pdf)


Calendar of ARK Events

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The ARK Educational Resource Center

208 East Front Street, Laurel, DE 19956

Phone: (302) 715-5318 Fax: (302) 715-5319


Monday - Thursday: 10 am -7 pm

Friday: By appointment Only

Saturday & Sunday: Closed