Academic Classes Overview

First Focus Learning Systems is pleased to announce the start of our Fall 2017-18 after-school program on Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Overview of Academic Classes


First Focus provides a literacy learning experience to young students from Young 5, Kindergarten though 6th grade for mastery of reading, writing and math skills. Reading and Writing classes are conducted once per week parallel to the school year (Sept - May).

Math and “Learn to Code” information technology classes are conducted over 8 weeeks in a two hour class once per week.

Tutoring sessions provide specific training to a student in a customized “one to one" session and can be arranged according to the student’s availability.

The literacy program runs PreK (~3 ½ y.o. onward) through 3rd grade. Writing skills for grades K through 2nd are included in the respective reading classes.

Writing classes begin with Intermediate Writing (3rd-4th grade) and Advanced Writing (5th - 6th grade).

The Math classes are Addition & Subtraction, Mulitplication, Division & Fractions, Pre-Algebra and Algebra

Technology classes, designed for middle and high school students are: HTML & CSS, and IOT Device Programming. Technology classes are 8 week courses, meeting once per week for two hours.
We offer a no cost, no-obligation meeting to review your questions and the fit of the program to your child’s needs.
This first meeting can include a free assessment of your child’s skills and our recommendation for an entry point in the program. You may also audit a class session with your child or by yourself. You can email us at or call the center Monday- Friday, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm at 650-938-3100.

Summary of Classes Offered

  • Reading Classes

    PreK, K, 1st and 2nd Grade
  • Small group classes, 6-10 students per class
  • Free Assessment
  • Curriculum includes Beginning Writing
  • Emphasizes comprehension of words, phases and sentences
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  • Writing Classes

    3rd through 6th Grade
  • Intermediate Writing for 3rd/4th grade
  • Advanced Writing for 5th/6th grade
  • Teaches a logical way to write
  • Emphasizes critical thinking
  • Develops student confidence
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  • Math Classes

    All Ages
  • Addition through Algebra
  • Student Assessment identifies foundational weaknesses right away
  • Use tablet technology for higher engagement
  • Common Core Compliant
  • Creative Problem Solving
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  • Tech Classes

    6th Grade and Up
  • HTML/CSS Learn to Code
  • IOT-Device Programming
  • Hands on Coding
  • Hosted on our
    StudentWeb website
  • Collaborative Team Projects
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Give your child a head start this upcoming school year. Register for our courses!