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Learning Center

The Parker Learning Center provides multi-faceted resources for all students who want to maximize their learning experience by acquiring new tools, refining skills, and developing understanding for academic success.

Students in Grades 4-12 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 on both campuses during and after school. Learning Center Director Rona Dosick is also available to parents and students for consultation.

Excellent communication takes place between teachers in the classroom and Learning Center, so there is understanding of curricular requirements and awareness of students’ progress.

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Who should participate in the Learning Center programs?

  • Students who want to develop skills for success in lifelong learning
  • Students who need help with organization and time management
  • Students who want to enhance their learning as well as their grades
  • Students who want to tackle homework in a way that helps them "really get it,” not just “get it done”
  • Students who study “hard,” but still don’t get the desired results
  • Students who want help with a specific subject


Advantages of the program:

  • Parker curriculum is used as the basis to refine academic skills and strategies
  • The program is process-oriented, teaching students to understand how they learn and to develop their own strategies
  • Learning Center teachers are:
    • Well-versed in Parker curriculum
    • Work closely with classroom teachers
    • Included in faculty and grade-level meetings
  • Close communication between Learning Center teachers and parents
  • New! Learning Center services are open to fourth- and fifth-grade students on the Lower School campus

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Mission Hills Campus
Lower School
4201 Randolph Street
San Diego, CA 92103
619 / 298-9110
Linda Vista Campus
Middle/Upper School
6501 Linda Vista Road
San Diego, CA 92111
858 / 569-7900
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