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The Academic Center

Serving the Homestead student body in improving academic achievement and motivation in all subject areas.
Sirviendo a los estudiantes de Homestead en el mejoramiento académico y motivándolos en todas las areas.

Academic Center: Located in K1

Monday:       2:40 – 4:00 pm
Tuesday:      1:55 – 4:00 pm
Wednesday: 3:30 – 4:30 pm 
Thursday:     1:55 – 4:00 pm


Science Hub: Located in S1

Math Lab: Located in B101

Monday:       2:45 – 4:30 pm 
Tuesday:      2:00 – 4:30 pm
Wednesday: 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Thursday:     2:00 – 4:30 pm

Academic Center will begin soon! Stay tuned for dates and times.




If you're interested in being a tutor, please complete this form.

Contact Information


John Rodriguez

Assistant Principal

(408) 522-2500

Claudia Ortiz

Academic Center Specialist

(408) 522-2571

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Academic Center is committed to equal opportunity for all individuals in education. The Academic Center program shall be free from discrimination based on gender, sex, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, lack of English skills, handicap or the perception of one or more of such characteristics. Reasonable accommodations are available for students with disabilities. The student and/or parent/guardian should contact the case manager (for a student in special education) or guidance counselor (for a student with a 504 plan) to request accommodations.

Online Forms

Common Questions

Q. What is it?

A. The Academic Center is a place for students to go after their school day to get help from HHS Peer Tutors in learning the necessary content to be successful in their classes.


Q. Why Become a Tutor?

Tutoring for the HHS Academic Center is a great experience for anyone. Not only do you receive volunteer hours, you are also learning vital skills for assisting others (your peers). Your time makes an incredible difference in the lives of others. If you’d like to become a tutor please see Ms. Ortiz.


Q. Who can attend?

A. All HHS students are welcome in The Academic  Center.

Q. Where is it located?

A. For help in all content areas, The Academic Center is located in the back of the HHS Library. For help with specific subject areas The Academic Center partners with the English, Math and Science Departments. 


Q. When is it open?

A. The Academic Center and Science Hub are open in the back of the library Monday-Thursday between 2:30-4pm. The Math Lab  hours are Monday-Thursday 2:30-4:00. 


Q. How does a student get signed up?

A. Students can go to the back of the HHS Library to The Academic Center Office during its operating hours to get signed up to start working right away with our HHS Peer Tutors. 


Q. Who can I contact if I have more questions:

A. Email Assistant Principal John Rodriguez with questions.