Teenagers as Parents Program-Naples
TAPP NaplesGolden Gate High School
2925 Titan Way, Building 5, Naples, FL 34116
Phone: (239) 377-1642 or (239) 377-1642
Fax: (239) 377-1601
Mission: Opened in January 1993 to provide individualized education and support services for pregnant teenagers or teenage parents to graduate from high school; students may re-enter the regular school program at any time.
Location: Golden Gate High School, Building 5, 2925 Titan Way, Naples, FL 34116
Students: Enrollment averages 40 grade 7-12 students and approximately 30 babies/toddlers in child care.
Contract for Child Care: Collier Child Care Resources, Inc.Niccole Howard, Executive DirectorAll students enrolled in a TAP Program are required by statue to take a Parenting Course. Students are pre-tested upon enrollment and post-tested upon completion. This year, all 12 of the students enrolled in the course at Naples TAPP demonstrated improvement in parenting skills upon completion.
- 76% of girls who were served by TAPP Naples within the past 3 years are still in school or have graduated.
- 12 girls who graduated this past school year earned a standard high school diploma.