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SCUSD’s Expanded Learning programs serve approximately 13,500 individual students in grades K-12 in either after school or before school services across the district.  Programs consist of 43 elementary programs (K-6),  6 K-8 programs, 7 middle schools (7th-8th), and 9 high schools. All grade levels are served in our Expanded Learning Programs. 


The SCUSD Expanded Learning Programs involve collaboration among parents, youth, representatives from schools and governmental agencies, such as local law enforcement, and individuals from community-based organizations and the private sector. Programs are created through partnerships between schools and local community resources to provide students with safe, constructive opportunities for academic support and enrichment activities.

All Expanded Learning Programs begin serving students when the regular school day ends (including minimum days). The programs operate until 6 p.m. daily providing students with more than 15 hours of Expanded Learning programming every week. 


The SCUSD Expanded Learning Programming includes but not limited to:

  • Linkages between school-day and after-school content, curriculum, and personnel.

  • High academic standards; college and career connections.

  • Education activities and academic enrichment learning programs, including providing additional assistance to students to allow the students to improve their academic achievement.

  • Mathematics and science education activities (STEM).

  • Arts and music education activities.

  • Service Learning activities.

  • Tutoring services.

  • Programs that provide after-school activities for limited English proficient students that emphasize language skills and academic achievement.

  • Attention to safety, health, physical activity and good nutrition; wellness.

  • Telecommunications and technology education programs.

  • Programs that promote parental engagement and family literacy.

  • Programs that provide assistance to students who may be truant or at-risk to allow the students to improve their academic achievement.

  • Prevention programs (risk reduction and health promotion), counseling programs and character education programs.

  • Effective partnerships with community-based organizations, juvenile justice agencies, law enforcement, and youth groups.

  • Evaluation of program progress and effectiveness.

To find out more information about these programs, please contact the site Program Manager. 


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