Academic Resources

Did you know that Cragmont offers the following services for our students?

  • One-on-one tutoring in reading by trained volunteers, Literacy Coaches and other specialists
  • One-on-one tutoring in math by trained volunteers and specialists
  • Help with homework five days a week in the Afterschool Program
  • Counseling with a trained therapist

Learn more or download information here:  English  /  Spanish

Who do I contact to get more information about these services?

  • Contact your student’s teacher via email or leave a message at 510-644-8810 to set up an appointment
  • Principal Fortich: 510-644-8810 (Tuesdays 9:30-11am and Thursdays 1:30-3pm are suggested meeting times)
  • Parent Liaison: 510-644-8871 (to set up a student support team meeting with your student’s teacher and school educational specialists)

Common Core

Cragmont has transitioned to the California Common Core State Standards for math and English. Want to learn more?

BUSD Common Core website

Parents’ Guide to Student Success – the National PTA’s helpful resource for families wanting to understand what is expected of their children in each grade and how they can support their students at home.

BUSD’s Common Core Math website – features helpful videos and resources for parents

 

Definitions of Commonly Used Acronyms

Acronym Definition
SST Student Support Team – An appointment is scheduled for a student’s parents to meet with the Principal, teacher and learning support team to create an action plan tailored to ensure that student’s success in school academically, emotionally and socially.
IEP and 504 Plan These are individualized plans created to ensure that students receive educational services appropriate to their specific needs.
ELL English Language Learners – Students for whom English is not their first language.
ELD English Language Development – Targeted instruction aimed at teaching students to speak, write and read in English as they move toward full fluency in the language.
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