Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

Sunnyside Community Services


Name of organization:

Sunnyside Community Services

Primary location:

43-31 39th Street
Sunnyside, NY 11104

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

(718) 784-6173 external link

LEAs where service will be provided:

Sunnyside Community Services (SCS) will offer its services to public elementary and middle schools in Region 4 (formerly Districts 24 & 30) of New York City


Years provider has delivered service:

SCS has been in operation since 1974, but did not begin serving youth until 1983.


Evidence that services have been effective:

In addition to the statistical evidence that shows moderate to exceptional growth in academic achievement (pp. 8 -10), our family surveys consistently show parental approval and appreciation of the work we perform.


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

Sunnyside Community Services Tutoring Program


Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

SCS will serve K – 8 graders.


Content area(s) provider will serve:

SCS will provide services in the areas of English Language Arts and math.


Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

The program will have 3 sessions per week


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

The average session will last 1 ¼ hours.


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;):

20 weeks of tutoring from October until May after school, Monday – Friday during the hours of 2:45 – 6:00 pm. Tutoring services will not be available at some sites during the school holidays.


Type of instruction:

Balanced Literacy and Math curriculum in small group settings. Certified teachers have the assistance of trained tutors in small classrooms not to exceed 20 participants.


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



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



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

All master teachers are state certified and additional tutors are trained extensively before entering the classroom. The SCS Director of Youth and Family Services oversees all aspects of the program. Mr. Osugi has a master’s degree in education, with a concentration in multicultural education. He is also a certified teacher with an emphasis in Cultural, Language, and Academic Development (CLAD).


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

Reports of student achievement and progress are delivered to principals, day teachers, and parents in their native languages monthly. Attendance records will be submitted to the school principals weekly. Parents will meet with their child’s master teacher twice during the program, with a translator, if necessary.


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

Transportation will not be provided by SCS to any of the participants.


Additional relevant information:

SCS seeks to provide its after-school participants with even more specialized attention in academic areas. We believe that we have successfully shown our positive track record in academic achievement, exposure to the arts, sports programming, individual counseling, assistance in job training and placement, and college entrance preparation.

Last Updated: March 21, 2014