How much time is required?

Most tutors volunteer one day per week for anywhere from 40 minutes to 2-½ hours during the school day.  Our tutoring calendar runs from mid-October through the end of May,…

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Who can tutor?

We recruit tutors from diverse backgrounds and all ages and stages of life. Retirees, professionals of all types, college students, and stay-at-home parents create the roster of volunteers. Tutors require…

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How many students do the programs serve?

Our tutoring program at School #3 currently has about 30 tutors and classroom volunteers working with about 70 students. At School #35, we have over 50 tutors working with about…

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How will I know what the students need?

Classroom teachers prepare materials to meet the individual needs of students. Volunteers typically serve students in 30-minute intervals at prearranged times during the school day.

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Do you need bi-lingual tutors?

Yes, especially Spanish-English. One-third of the student body at School #35 is bilingual. Each year the school gets new Spanish-speaking students at all grade levels who only speak Spanish and…

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What is the Math Matters program?

Math Matters is a supplemental math program for pupils in Grades 1, 2, and 3 at School #35. It is designed to prevent the dip in test scores by children…

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