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Peer Tutorial

Peer Tutoring in the Arcata High School Library

SSR used as Peer Tutoring Time

  • Three Sessions a week:  Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays during SSR (students will miss three SSR periods a week).
  •  Program maximum is 30 students.

Students must apply to be a TUTOR or TUTEE

  • Ideal tutors will be students with a solid academic background and have a recommendation from the teacher (see application form).
  • Ideal tutees will be students who are struggling with a subject and will also required a teacher recommendation. This should not be a “detention” like setting, but one of additional academic support.  
  • Tutors and Tutees will be matched in a “one-on-one” study situation.
  • Tutees may be asked to complete Grade Progress Reports
  • Students will be required to apply for all tutoring
  • Multiple subjects may be tutored
  • Attendance will monitored – students with poor attendance will be dropped from the program
  • Peer tutorial tutors may contact teachers regarding assignments if they feel they need further clarification 
  • Peer Tutors will report on students progress and track their own volunteer hours
  • All tutoring will be supervised

Students and parents will need to sign a contract regarding expectations such as being prepared, following the rules, and having good attendance.