Programs

After School Care
Provided by Target Excellence

Overview

Target Excellence (TE) provides after school care and enrichment for Bret Harte students Monday through Friday until 5:45pm.  

Funded to serve Bret Harte with After School Education and Safety (ASES) dollars, TE is dedicated to administering quality education programs (not just babysitting) that help kids to identify their vision. It starts with an expectation that may be higher than what students expect for themselves.

(916) 873-3938

Reading Partners at Bret Harte

Overview

Serving Bret Harte since 2009, Reading Partners mobilizes communities to provide students with the proven, individualized reading support they need to read at grade level by fourth grade.

An evidence-based and community-driven organization, Reading Partners recruits and trains volunteers to work one-on-one with students for 45 minutes twice a week, following a structured, research-based curriculum.

Bret Harte School Garden

Overview

Run collaboratively by community volunteers and teachers, the Bret Harte School Garden program provides standards-based enrichment for students and helps connect ideas taught in the classroom to our natural world. 

We are always seeking new volunteers to join our Garden Council, or just join us at one of our monthly garden work days.  Visit our calendar or call the school for more information.

Student Support Center

Overview

The Student Support Center at Bret Harte Elementary School has been providing students and their families with the supports they need in order to achieve success at school, at home and in life, for more than two decades!

Located on the soccer field, supports offered at the Student Support Center include:

(916) 277-7043