Gunderson High

Tutoring Opportunities for 20-21 School Year

PEER TUTORING:
Please Click Here to request a peer tutor this semester. Please make sure to request a peer tutor as soon as possible as specific subjects have a limited amount of available peer tutors.
Please Click Here to become a peer tutor. Help out a teammate or fellow grizzlies by becoming a peer tutor especially for those subjects that need more tutors.

MATH TUTORING:
Takes place ONLY on Brown Days on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Please Click Here to sign up for math tutoring (student must be logged into @sjusd.org account to access the link)

Tutor.com:
We are in the process of getting this program started. Please email our Academic Counselor, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for more info. She is overseeing the Tutor.com program.

California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP)

Each spring, schools across California participate in the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress program, also known as CAASPP.

This year, your student will participate in the Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments for English language arts and mathematics (SBAC), the California Alternate Assessments (CAA), and, depending on their grade level, the California Science Tests (CAST).

These assessments help school districts and the state monitor student progress under the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), which support more rigorous instruction and increased expectations for students.

If you have any questions about your student’s participation in CAASPP or would like to request that your student be exempted from one or more CAASPP assessments, please submit a written request to your student’s school specifying which assessments. Please note that you need to submit this request annually. Requests from previous years do not carry over.

Please keep in mind that performance on these assessments is not the only source of information about your student’s progress in school. You should also review classroom work, grades, teacher evaluations, and other test results in order to get a more complete picture.

Feel free to contact your school principal with any questions about requesting an exemption.

To learn more about the CAASPP assessments your student may take, or the exemption process, please click here.

As part of the California Code of Regulations that relate to the CAASPP program, school districts are required to notify families of their student’s participation in the CAASPP tests as well as to inform you of your right to exempt your student from taking the CAASPP tests.

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