A+ Learning Center
St John’s Jesuit established the A+ Learning Center in 2003 to provide a comprehensive support system for all students in Grades 6-12 to reach their full academic potential. The Learning Center was modeled after college and university learning centers.
Michele Nixon- Director of Learning Support Services
Our current A+ staff includes a director, two intervention specialists, a psychologist, an ESL teacher, a research specialist and academic tutors. Eighty percent of the student body uses one or more of the A+ services during the school year.
The A+ Learning Center staff works with administrators, counselors, teachers, parents and students to meet the individual academic needs of each student. We are open Monday through Thursday from 7:30-4:15 p.m. and on Friday from 7:30-3:15 p.m. Students may drop in or make an appointment.
The following services are provided through A+
- Professional tutoring
- Peer tutoring
- Study groups
- Writing lab
- Research assistance
- Technological aids
- Study guides
- Final exam review sessions
- Study skills instruction
- Academic/Learning counseling
- Specialized instruction
- Psycho-educational testing
- Minor accommodations and interventions
- ACT/SAT/AP applications for accommodations
- Parent support
St. John’s Jesuit is a Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship provider.