The Educational Options Department and CUSD’s high schools are committed to helping every student reach his or her potential. The Academic Extended Day program assists students in their quest for academic success and allows them to complete credits required for graduation.
What programs are available to Ceres, Central Valley, and Argus High School students?
- Academic Extended Day classes are available to students who may not have all of the credits necessary to meet CUSD’s high school graduation requirements. Courses are offered for the semester either Monday/Tuesday nights or Wednesday/Thursday nights from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Students who successfully complete a course can earn five credits toward the graduation requirement.
- Additional tutoring for all 9-12 students is offered at CVHS and CHS. This tutoring is designed to meet the needs of struggling students on several levels, especially in English and Mathematics.
- The CUSD Secondary Summer School programs are for district students currently enrolled in grades 9 through 12 (incoming 8th graders may also register, but must graduate from junior high school to participate in the program). Courses are offered in two sessions, each session lasting 12 days, running 5 hours per day, Monday through Friday. The program begins the week following the end of the regular school year. Registration starts in the spring on a first come, first serve basis with priority given to CUSD students in need of credits for graduation. Students who successfully complete the program can earn up to ten credits toward graduation.
How can I get more information on the program?
If you would like more information about any of these programs, please contact the Counseling Office at Ceres High School, Central Valley High School, or Argus High School. The student’s counselor will advise and enroll the student in the appropriate classes.
What academic support is available for CHS and CVHS students?
After School Tutoring is available for the students of CHS. The Tutoring Center is located in the CHS library and is available to students for an hour after school on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. CHS teachers who speacialize in English, mathematics, reading and science will be available for students. In addition to the certificated tutors there are EL paraprofessionals who supervise the Tutoring Center and provide bilingual support.
For additional information please contact Ceres High at 556-1920.
Before and after school tutoring is available at CVHS. The tutorial program is available to all CVHS students on Tuesdays Wednesdays and Thursdays from 7:00-7:45am and from 2:45-4:00pm in the CVHS library. A certificated teacher is available for students. Students who need a quiet place to do their homework, and/or have not passed the CAHSEE are encouraged to take advantage of this service.
For additional information please contact Central Valley High at at 556-1900.