The K-8 Summer Program is in the month of June, for students who attend a Title 1 school and need additional academic support. The Title 1 Summer school program curriculum is centered around Next Generation Science Standards with rich learning experiences and Literacy in ELA and Math. Students will engage in hands on science lessons, with embedded language and literacy development. Students will also develop mathematical fluency with the use of games and activities.
9-12 Summer School is in the month of June and will focusing on credit recovery for students who need to repeat failed courses to meet graduation requirements. The program offers multiple sections in Algebra, Biology, English, and other courses offered through Cyber High, an online software facilitated by TUSD teachers. Adult School will also offer credit recovery sections for students who need to repeat courses and for non-walking graduation seniors who can earn their diploma upon completion of their course work.
TUSD Summer Bridge is a 2 week program, in June intended to provide a positive transition to high school for incoming 9th graders. Students will engage in the transition to high school culture, AVID study skills, and hands-on project based learning. Our program is in year 3 of successful implementation and participating students continue to benefit from building positive relationships with peers and staff, access school academic and social emotional learning resources, and have demonstrated increased attendance and academic progress as a result of the program. The program will take place at West High, Tracy High, and Kimball High serving up to 225 students total. Week one will focus on team building, a school scavenger hunt to become familiar with the campus, college and graduation requirement workshops from school counselors, and informational workshops from the school music program, library services, agriculture department and various school clubs. Week 2 will focus on continued group projects, informational workshops from school clubs, pathways, community resources, AVID study skills, and a trip to UC Santa Cruz.