Soccer is just a part of who we are, we believe education is the key to a bright future; therefore it comes before any sport. We take education seriously, thus in order to participate within Nicks Kids there are GPA basic requirements.

  • Participants need to have a 2.5 to belong to the program, however need a 2.8 to participate in any activity; including soccer.

We monitor their grades closely and meet with their teachers or school counselors at least once a year. If the participants fall below the required GPA, we make sure they raise their grades, before they are able to participate. Nicks Kids offers homework club twice a week, within homework club all participants can come in and receive assistance with any subject. We offer all necessary school materials they may need for any project or school-related activity.

  • Homework club began January 2017, and since then we have had nothing but positive outcomes. We are proud to say that our final GPA for Spring 2018 was a 3.21 overall

Each and every one of our participants is well aware of the basic requirements needed in order to go to college; we emphasis the importance of good grades and have made sure they understand the A-G requirements needed in order to graduate from a public school.

Given that many of our participants live within Nickerson Gardens, our Homework club is located within the developments where most of them can walk to. Our homework club is open to all participants who may not have the resources or help needed at home. Many may undergo crisis at home, where it might be difficult for them to stay focused or care about school work. Therefore, homework club works as a safe haven for many of them, where they are able to go and forget about their home life and worry about nothing but their homework. Upon entering the door, they leave everything behind and enter a stress free zone. Our overall GPA for the 2018-2019 school year was a 3.39!

Amid many uncertainties and the novel corona virus, our kids excelled through the tough transition to distance learning.

Our overall GPA for the 2019-2020 school year was a 3.4! 80% of our nicks kids are above a 3.1

Our team gpa over the years