Waco ISD/Adopt-a-School Partnership

What is it?

Students of Tennyson Middle School, will learn about cultures of the world through the partnership between the Center for International Education and Waco ISD Adopt-a-School.

*All programs will be coordinated through the Center for International Education. International students, you will be contacted through Baylor email to participate in cultural events.


Baylor international students will:

  • Read to the students
  • Work with language skills
  • Present cultural programs
  • Give them insight to education worldwide



Past Adopt-a-School program and presentations have been:

  • NASA night with engineering majors
  • Spanish class presentations
  • Japanese Origami presentations
  • African culture safari presentations
  • Honors and Pre-AP History classes on different cultural topics
  • Chinese culture presentations
  • Art projects
  • Reading cultural books

*Adopt-a-School is a 25-year partnership with the Waco Independent School District.



For More Information, Contact:
Melanie Smith, International Student Relations Coordinator
2nd Floor, Poage Library
Melanie_Smith@baylor.edu
internationalstudentrelations@baylor.edu
Phone: (254)710-4825