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The Cutler Orosi Joint Unified School District (COJUSD) notifies the community of its intent to apply to the California Department of Education funding for two programs that support academic enrichment during non-school hours: the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) Elementary and Middle School Program, and the 21st Century After School Safety and Enrichment for Teens program (ASSETs).
 
The 21st Century CCLC program helps students meet state and local academic standards in core subjects, such as reading and math, offers students a broad array of enrichment activities that can complement the regular academic program, and offers educational. The 21st Century ASSETs program provides the implementation of academic enrichment opportunities and activities designed to complement students' regular academic program and that support college and career readiness, assist with literacy and related educational development services for families of these students, and provide a safe environment for students.
If awarded funding, COJUSD will disseminate information about the  21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) and the 21st Century After School Safety and Enrichment for Teens program (ASSETs). in a manner that clearly states our goals with information posted on our website and announced through local resources. We invite comments and partnerships as we work to improve the services offered to our students through quality expanded learning programs.

Before and After SchoolTop of Page

Kindergarten-8th grade

Before and After School Programs operate at Cutler Elementary, Golden Valley Elementary, Palm Elementary, and El Monte Middle Schools. These programs are funded by an After School Education and Safety (ASES) Grant from the California Department of Education.

The before and after school programs begin the first day of school and operate every school day.
 

K-5th Before School Schedule:

Mondays: 6:30 a.m. -  8:00 a.m.
Tuesdays: 6:30 a.m. -  8:00 a.m.
Wednesdays: 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Thursdays: 6:30 a.m. -  8:00 a.m.
Fridays: 6:30 a.m. -  8:00 a.m.
 

6th - 8th Before School Schedule:

Mondays: 6:20 a.m. - 7:50 a.m.
Tuesdays: 6:20 a.m. - 7:50 a.m.
Wednesdays: 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Thursdays: 6:20 a.m. - 7:50 a.m.
Fridays: 6:20 a.m. - 7:50 a.m.
 
The after school program starts immediately after school and goes until 6:00 p.m. Space is limited to approximately 100 students per school in the after school program, and all students are expected to attend the entire program every day they attend school. The ASES program serve student in grade kindergarten through 8th grade. Priority enrollment is given to those student who meet the standards set by the school site principal for the school year. Second priority is given to siblings of student invited to program. All other students are added to a waiting list. When space becomes available the school site principal provides direction on which students to add based on educational or safety need. 

The program staff at each school site includes teachers from the school site as well as paraprofessional staff, who meet all the requirements for instructional aides as established by the school district. Daily program components include homework help, a nutritious snack, and academic, enrichment, and physical activities. Regular day school  bus riders are eligible to ride the bus home from the after school program; other students walk or are picked up by a family member.  
The links below provide information about the ASES program, sample schedules, and our recently revised attendance policy.   

High School

After School Programs operate at Orosi High School and Lovell High School. These programs are funded by a federal After School Safety and Enrichment for Teens (ASSETs) grant from the California Department of Education.

The after school programs begin the first day of school and operate every school day.  The program provides activities from immediately after school through 6 pm.  Space is not limited, and students may choose the activities best suited to their interests and academic needs.  Programs may also be available during winter, spring, and summer vacations. At time tutorials may be offered on the weekend to meet the needs of students.
The ASSETs Program serves students from grade 9th through 12th grade. 

Program staff includes teachers and paraprofessional staff, who meet all the requirements for instructional aides within the school district.  Program components include homework help, a nutritious snack and dinner, and a variety of academic, enrichment, and physical activities, such as:
 
  • Credit Recovery Cyber High
  • Homework Help
  • Tutoring/Intervention
  • Robotics
  • Art
  • Weight Training
  • Off-season sports training
  • Mentoring
  • Leadership
  • Step Up Youth Center (open till 7 pm, M-F, on the Orosi High School Campus
Please check in monthly as new classes are being added monthly. 
 
Full copies of our 2014-2015 ASSETs evaluation report are available to the public upon request. Please contact our office at 528-6949. Click the link to view a summary:
Click link for more ASSETs information from the California Department of Education:

Early Release and Late Arrival PolicyTop of Page

Cutler Before/ After School

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Recreation & Enrichment Lead
Tel: (559) 246-8573

Golden Valley Before/ After School

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Recreation & Enrichment Lead
Tel: (559) 356-1728

Palm Before/ After School

Recreation & Enrichment Lead
Tel: (559) 799-5872

El Monte Before/After School

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Recreation & Enrichment Lead
Tel: (559) 799-5874

Step Up Youth Center

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Recreation & Enrichment Lead
Tel: (559) 280-6005