BHS Academic Support

  • Indicators of Eligibility

    Students eligible for AIS, including those with disabilities and/or limited English proficiency are:

    New York State mandated

    All students who score Level 1 or 2 on their 8th grade NYS assessments in English Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies.

    New York State mandated

    All students who score below the approved local passing grade on NYS assessments required for graduation in:

    Earth Science or Living Environment

    English Language Arts

    Integrated Algebra

    Global History

    U.S. History

    Brighton Central Schools mandated

    All students who fail a course that has implications for failing State-required assessments for graduation:

    English 8, English 9, English 10

    Social Studies 8, Global 9, Global 10

    Math 8, Algebra I, Geometry

    Science 8, Earth Science

    Range of Services
    1. Supported Classes:  

    Classes in English and Social Studies taught by the content area teacher with support of a certified tutor.

    1. Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT):      

    Classes in Math, Science, English and Social Studies taught by the content area  teacher with support of a special education teacher.

    3. Before and after school help with content area teacher.

    4. Office hour help during the day with content area teacher.

    5. Content area Help Rooms:

    Content area teachers are scheduled to be available throughout the day. Students  may receive help during their non-class time.

    6. AIS math labs:          

    Algebra lab                    

    Geometry lab                  

    Algebra II Basic lab

    7. AIS Social Studies Labs

    Global History

    U. S. History

    8. AIS Science

    9. Academic Study Hall

    10. Skills Lab:   

    Tutorial support for those students whose skill levels impede academic progress and require intervention. The lab helps students who have made an attempt to improve skills through the content area help centers and/or 1 to 1 student/teacher contact, either or both of which have proven unsuccessful.

    11. Counseling support groups

    12. Individual counseling


     Contact information:  Mike Pincelli,