Iron Horse Middle School

Academic Support


  • Always begin your search for academic help/support by contacting the teachers and discussing your concerns.  Communicating directly with your child's teacher is the best place to begin.

School Loop: (Students and parents/guardians MUST have their own account)

  • Register at
  • Monitor your weekly progress-check to make sure you've submitted all of your work.  Teachers are required to update once every two week.
  • Email access to your teacher- write them directly and ask questions.  They will respond!
  • Explanations and details of daily and long term assignments (Some teacher) still write down assignments.

Teacher Conferences:

  • If your student is having trouble in a particular class you should arrange to have a meeting with the teacher.  Many issues can be resolved by doing this.  The best way to contact a teacher is through email or school loop.  It is important that you contact the teacher first if there is an issue within the classroom

Study Club

  • Study club is offered twice a week after school for one hour as a place for students to get homework done.  Teacher supervision is provided, but students are expected to work independently.  Depending on the day/room different books/technology resources may be available.  See the schedule posted on the study club site to know which classroom is hosting.  Study club is not offered on minimum days.

Outside Tutors:

  •  Schools are no longer allowed to to make referrals to private adult tutors.

Peer Tutoring:

  • TBA

Contra Costa County Library Homework Help:

  • The Contra Costa Library has one on one, online homework help at with a valid library card.
  • Homework support and tips for parents and students:
  • Support for children and families with learning and attentional difference:

Non-Discrimination Statement

San Ramon Valley Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

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