The Sons of Issachar Academy @ Bates serves male students entering grades 4-6 for the upcoming school year. Students are encouraged to learn in an environment devoted to meeting their academic, emotional, social and physical needs. The Sons of Issachar is a community-wide outreach program, established by Canaan Community Development Corporation and offered in partnership with CCDC, Burnett Avenue Baptist Church, Elim Baptist Church, and 1st G CDC. Sons of Issachar Academy instills a continued love of learning, offer homework assistance, supervised activities, and youth-directed career interests in a safe and nurturing environment. The program focuses on making learning fun and fosters respect and understanding in every facet of the learning experience.