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Peer Mentoring Program

Mentoring programs have been found to have a positive effect on student achievement and personal growth.  Every new student to our SPA family is matched with an upperclassman who serves as a mentor, helping him/her acclimate to the school.

Each spring, rising juniors and seniors have the opportunity to apply to be a Peer Mentor.  After a thorough application process, students are chosen to serve as mentors, meeting regularly with their "mentee" to provide friendship, support, advice, and advocacy.