Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

A+ Academics, Inc.

1.

Name of organization:

A+ Academics, Inc.

Primary location:

38 Hoose Boulevard
Fishkill, NY  12524

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

Phone: (845) 896-3603
E-Mail: APlusForSuccess@aol.com
Fax: 845-896-3603

LEAs where service will be provided:

Dutchess County
Orange County
Newburgh City School District Poughkeepsie City School District

2.

Years provider has delivered service:

A+ Academics, Inc. began serving clients in December 2002

3.

Evidence that services have been effective:

A+ Academics, Inc. is an effective provider as evidenced by the improved achievement of our clients in their respective LEA settings. (improved test scores, grades, self esteem and motivation) Our customer satisfaction is excellent as evidenced by the successes of our clients and the consistent positive feedback from their parents and/or guardians.

4.

Title of the instructional program, curriculum series to be used (if appropriate):

A+ Academics, Inc. creates individualized, instructional programs that are tailored to clients’ needs. These individualized programs incorporate a wide variety of effective teaching materials.

5.

Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

A+ Academics, Inc. currently provides services for Pre-K through 12 and adult populations.

6.

Content area(s) provider will serve:

A+ Academics, Inc. currently provides the following content areas:

English Language Arts (including reading), Mathematics, Social Studies, Science, Study Skills, SAT Prep, Regents Prep and NY State Test Prep (ELA and Math).

7.

Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

The number of sessions per week varies depending on the needs of the client.

(A minimum of 2 hours per week is recommended.)

8.

Average length of each service session (minutes/hours):

The average length each service session is 1 hour, although this can vary depending on the program and service provided.

9.

Duration of the available service period (e.g. September 1 – June 30; September 1 – August 31; weekends only; summer school only; specific number of weeks or hours, other, etc;):

A+ Academics, Inc. offers year round services with flexible instructional hours. (day, evening, weekend and summer hours are available)

10.

Type of instruction:

A+ Academics, Inc. offers a variety of instructional settings depending on the program and clients’ individual needs. Typically the service sessions have a ratio of 1 teacher to 2 students. However, one to one instruction is available for an additional fee. Special programs (ex. SAT prep, test prep workshops, summer programs, etc.) are offered in small group settings, 8 to 12 students.

10a

Description of methods and strategies for serving eligible students with disabilities:

A+ Academics, Inc. is fully prepared to meet the needs of eligible students with disabilities, in compliance with IEP guidelines.

10b

Description of methods and strategies for serving eligible students with limited English proficiency:

A+ Academics, Inc. is fully prepared to meet the needs of eligible students with limited English proficiency, applying an individualized and structured approach.

11.

Qualifications of the service provider(s)/instructor(s):

A+ Academics, Inc. provides instruction under the general supervision of a NY State certified teacher. The owner of A+ Academics, Inc. holds a master’s degree in special education and is a NY State certified teacher with a wide range of teaching experience.

12.

Reports to parents, teachers, and LEA (Content, frequency, method of delivery):

As part of the tutoring program, A+ Academics, Inc. provides parents with a lesson plan and feedback sheet for each service session. Information about session goals, specific materials used, behavioral observations, such as on task and cooperative behaviors and overall session success is provided. In addition, parents have the opportunity to conference once a month to discuss client progress and concerns. As part of this monthly conference, the client’s teachers are contacted for input/feedback. Reports are written and records are kept. The client’s LEA would also receive this information to ensure alignment with LEA goals.

13.

Will transportation to the service location be provided at no charge if requested? (Note: LEAs are not required to provide or pay for transportation)

A+ Academics, Inc. does not provide transportation to its location.

14.

Additional relevant information:

A+ Academics, Inc. currently offers:

  • Free Initial Consultations
  • Academic Assessments-Fee Based
  • Incentive Programs
  • Competitive Fees and Flexible Hours
Last Updated: April 26, 2012