Math & ELA Learning That Empowers Scholars Their Way, Anywhere, Anytime

Whether you are serving students in the classroom, at home, or at a community center, Scholastic Scholar Zone Powered by BellXcel is an evidence-based solution designed to help you offer high-quality ELA and math summer and extended learning programs for your students in Grades K–8.


Scholar Zone brings together a trusted educational corporation and a renowned national nonprofit to advance better educational outcomes. Combining Scholastic’s leading instructional resources and texts with BellXcel’s holistic model brings true innovation to children in classrooms across the nation.

Empower Rising Scholars

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Extended Learning

Eight weeks of 48 sessions support whole-child learning in ELA and math. Pacing provides opportunities for large- group, small-group, and independent work.

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Summer Learning

Perfect for in-school/on-site programs! Five to six weeks of 90-minute daily instruction in ELA and math engage scholars through various activities.

Proven, Measurable Success

Scholar Zone Powered by BellXcel is built upon a third-party validated, decades-long track record of improved student and educator outcomes. 

The Engine for Youth Programs

Scholar Zone is powered by BellXcel's software platform, built from decades of proven experience. Time-saving digital tools, professional development, and resources are available in one seamless platform to power high-quality summer and extended learning programs. Staff can spend less time dealing with program logistics and paperwork, and more time focused on what truly matters most: elevating the potential of youth.

Find the Right Solution for You

Professional Development

Ensure your staff gets the consistent training they need to feel supported and successful. Track learning progress as staff and administrators engage with more than 30+ hours of online professional development that includes access to related resources and tools within the BellXcel software platform. Level up your own professional development with customized coaching services.

Video Resources

Assessment & Evaluation

Scholar Zone provides extensive key performance metrics that measure the program's efficacy.

Scholar Zone: ELA Materials

Learn more about our grade-specific reading/writing guides that provide lesson planners, student writing self-checks/rubrics, student journals, and more!

Scholar Zone: Math Materials

Learn more about our grade-specific math teacher guides, leveled math readers, magazines, student guides, manipulatives, and more!

Easy Ways to Get Started

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