academic support DEPARTMENT
The Academic Support Department offers a limited range of support services for our students who have been diagnosed with a learning issue, a medical illness, and/or emotional issues. The resources we provide are to help equip the student for academic success.
Academic Support Department
- Create Individual Student Support Plans tailored to the student’s specific learning, emotional, physical needs
- Meet with student’s Educational Testing Evaluator
- Monitor student’s progress
- Make adjustments to schedule when necessary
- Coordinate conferences between students/parents/teachers
- Work closely with Academic Counselors
- Offer private tutoring references
- Offer specialized organization program
- Provide standardized testing on site: certified proctor; application for extended time
- Provide recommendations for psycho-educational testing
- Offer remedial/developmental student workshops
Academic Support Accommodations
- A quiet setting for taking tests and finals in the Academic Support Center
- Proctor test and finals with 50% extended time
- Use of laptops for written work
- Access to calculators
- Full-time expert staff
- Study guides for tests and finals
- Spelling accommodations
- Preferential seating
- Peer note-taker
Academic Support Fees
- $750 annual fee payable by November 1.
- Financial Assistance available upon request to the Business Office
Academic Support Resources
- Download the Academic Support brochure for further information.
- Educational Testing Resources
- Tutoring Resources (You will find peer tutoring resources in both the parent and student portals on the "Resource" page.)
** Please note, in order for students to receive Academic Support Services, they must submit an educational evaluation that has been administered by a clinical psychologist within the past three years. Students who do not have up-to-date evaluations will not be given assistance through the Academic Support Department. Please contact Doreen Heenk for further questions: firstname.lastname@example.org.