Gooding Family Academic Resource Center

The Gooding Family Academic Resource Center (ARC) provides academic support for all students who want to maximize their learning experience by acquiring new tools, refining their study skills and improving their academic achievement.
At the Lower School, students in Grades 3, 4, and 5 are able to receive targeted academic support tailored to their individual needs from experienced teachers.
Both small-group sessions and one-on-one tutoring are offered as fee-based services for students after school.
Academic Resource Center teachers maintain excellent communication with classroom teachers to ensure understanding of curricular requirements and awareness of students’ progress.

Gooding Family Academic Resource Center Lower School Faculty

List of 4 members.

  • Photo of Laurel Peterson

    Laurel Peterson 

    Director of Student Academic Support
    858-569-7900 x4154
  • Photo of Patricia Floren

    Patricia Floren 

    ARC Lead Teacher
    619-298-9110 x6209
  • Photo of Heather Dedo

    Heather Dedo 

    ARC Teacher
  • Photo of Heather Garnica

    Heather Garnica 

    ARC Teacher
Francis Parker School is a private, independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students in Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12 from across San Diego County. Founded in 1912, the Lower School is located on the Mission Hills Campus with the Upper and Middle Schools on the Linda Vista Campus. Parker's mission is to inspire a diverse community of independent thinkers whose academic excellence, global perspective and strength of character prepare them to make a meaningful difference in the world.

Mission Hills Campus Lower School

4201 Randolph Street
San Diego, CA 92103

Linda Vista Campus Middle/Upper School

6501 Linda Vista Road
San Diego, CA 92111
858 / 569-7900