Question: Can you please tell us briefly about the content of
your summer program?
Answer: For elementary levels (K-6th), in alignment with California Common Core State Standards,
our summer program will help your child prepare for the upcoming school year by teaching, and providing the necessary practice
skills in Math, Reading Comprehension, Grammar, and Writing. For middle and high school students, we have an intensive Grammar
and Math program (Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, 2, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-calculus and Calculus) to enhance their academic
Question: What is the students-teacher
ratio in each class?
Answer: On average, each class has about 10 students per teacher.
Question: How do you group the students in
the summer program?
Answer: We group the students according to their grade
levels of next school year.
What about the teachers? Are they qualified?
Some of our teachers have a college degrees. Others are third or fourth-year college students. Most importantly,
in order to work for AcademicStars, a teacher has to have a lot of experience working with school-age children as
well as the knowledge, the skills in the subject area that he/she is going to teach. In addition, all new teachers
must go through our training session before teaching AcademicStars' summer program.
How about the educational materials you use to teach for the summer program?
We use extraordinary educational materials published by popular educational companies in the U.S like Curriculum Associates,
Pearson Education, Scott Foresman which would help your child succeed this summer.
Are these materials aligned with the new Common Core Curriculum?
Answer: Definitely. In fact, the
materials we've been using are personally selected and recommended by the California licensed teachers who have worked with
us over the years.
Question: My child
is from a private school. How do you group him/her with other students from public schools? Can I request my child to
be placed in a grade level higher than his/her grade of next school year?
With parent's special request, we will be happy to place a private-school student in whichever level deemed appropriate based
on his/her current academic performance.
plan to be on vacation in the middle of the session, can my child come back and make up the time he/she misses the class?
Answer: Certainly. Your child can come back to make up the time that he/she missed during
our summer program period between 6/20 and 8/20 Please make sure to notify the teacher before leaving for the vacation.
Question: What are your office hours during the summer?
Answer: Our office hours during the summer are from 8:00Am-4:00PM / Mon. - Fri. Some
centers' office hours are from 8:00AM-12:00PM. Please call 221-4067 for more information.
Please give us some more reasons why we should send our child to your summer program this
Answer: There are many good reasons why you should enroll your child in our LearningStar
Summer Program this summer. Here are a few of them.
1. Experienced, dedicated and encouraging teachers
Extraordinary educational materials
3. Well organized and structured program
5. Four different locations
to serve students in San Jose
6. Most effective and productive learning environment