A variety of academic resources are available for selcted students at Downers Grove South HIgh School. On this page, you will find a brief description of each resource.
School Based Resources:
Grade level: All
When provided: Varies
Description: Students are matched with a volunteer staff member at DGS. Mentors assist with connecting students to school activities and resources.
Additional information: Meeting times and location depend on the student and mentor's availability.
Contact person: Atonia Stamatoukos, Student Assitance Program Coordinator
Guided Study is a supportive study hall that is available for students during periods 1- 8 of the school day. This is a Tier 2 intervention; students are considered for this program through a referral process during the school year.
Sign up for in-person assistance within the Math Resource Center in Room D374!
Sign up for Peer Tutoring in the Literacy Center! Tutors are available during lunch periods, 4, 5, 6, Monday - Friday, in room A322,
and after school on Tues., Wed., & Thurs. from 3:30 - 4:15, in room A322.
Grade level: All Grade Levels
Description: Teachers and peer tutors sit down with your student and work on organization as well as homework completion/understanding of content. They also work collaboratively to check grades, set goals, and monitor their progress moving forward. Lastly, if your child simply needs "time" and a quiet space to work, we can provide that as well.
When provided: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays from 3:30-4:30
Additional information: Students need to be recommended and approved prior to enrollment. More information at their website: https://sites.google.com/csd99.org/strive
Contact person: Kristee Toth, STRIVE Coordinator & Teacher
Description: Each academic department at DGS provides a resource for students to receive additional support.
Click here for information about each department resource.
When offered: Varies
Contact person: Varies - Contact your student's teacher directly to find out how they can be supported academically.