Mexican American Student Services

Saturday Math Help

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Free Saturday Math Help is available! Sponsored by Mexican American Student Services, this math support is offered to all TUSD students in grades 3-12.

Parents, please request math packets or homework from your child's teacher. Please be sure that all students arrive ready to work.

Students are asked to bring math assignments and must bring math work with them each Saturday.

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Mission Statement

As the Mexican American Student Services Department Staff, we advocate for students’ academic achievement and social well-being. This is achieved by collaboratively working with TUSD schools and families by offering direct and auxiliary services, such as tutoring and mentoring.

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About Us

Mexican American Student Services is a service oriented department serving Tucson Unified School District Latino students and monitoring student progress for success.

The MASSD will assist with the improvement of academic achievement of Latino students and promote cultural sensitivity through our schools and community. We provide individualized and specialized learning support, cultural awareness, and community tutoring and mentoring. Our department works with schools, exceptional education and other district departments to meet student needs. Even though the department's primary focus are Latino students, we serve all students.

Academic Specialist placed in schools provide direct services during in-class instruction, before and after school tutoring.

The Mexican American Student Services Department staff is composed of a Director, Academic Specialists, Behavioral, Mentor Program Specialist, and a Senior Community Representative. Our community representative connects families to community and social resources, trips to the TUSD clothing bank, food banks, transporting students to eye exams and shoe purchases. Our representative also provides services that include home visits.

Department Goals 2015-2016

  • Offer mathematics and reading tutoring services and in-class support for students in 15 TUSD school sites.
  • Establish mentoring, community service connections and advocacy programs that help increase Latino students' attendance, academic performance and graduation rate.
  • Engage with community organizations and college partnerships to offer mentoring, tutoring and community services to TUSD families.
  • Show an increase in Latino students' academic achievement.
  • Implement mentoring and tutoring programs to recognize students' academic and social goals.

Community Partnerships

The following community organizations offer resources to students and families.