Welcome to Cultural Academy for Excellence (CAFE)

CAFÉ AFTER School Academy (CASA) Monday - Friday and award winning Saturday Academy are an academic tutorial program with a strong interdisciplinary focus and holistic approach to learning. CAFE uses an inter-disciplinary approach that integrates math and language arts into the curriculum. The organization uses the melodic steelpan as the basis for all instructional in music and artistic performance.

CAFE’ innovative module is characterized by

  • Service Learning Opportunities
  • External and Internal Student Evaluations
  • Collaboration with Howard University, Washington DC
  • Collaboration with University of Maryland, College Park
  • Urban Farming and Healthy Living
  • Artist-in-Residence
Mission Statement
CAFE is a youth-based program which uses the performing arts at the catalyst to develop the passion and discipline for learning, leadership, and academic achievement.
Our Goal:
To ensure that CAFE students are totally prepared academically, mentally and spiritually to become the future leaders of tomorrow.
We value respect and welcome the contributions of all, regardless of race, color, creed, class or nationality who make the effort to be involved in our organization.
Upcoming Events
2016-2017 Registration Open NOW!!!
Distinguished Speaker Seris Cont'd

June 25th, 2016 featuring Lincoln “Tiger” Phillips who made history by becoming the first college coach to win an NCAA Championship..... [read more]

20 Yrs of Steelpan and the Arts  
Complimentary Tickets will be provided to all attendees at Crampton Auditorium on Saturday October 15th beginning at 4:30pm..[read more]