African American
Student Services

Jimmy Hart, Director
1302 S. Avenida Vega, Rm 27 (Basement)
(at Palo Verde Magnet HS)
Tucson, AZ 85710
Phone: (520) 584-7500
Fax: (520) 584-7502
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African American Student Services

The African American Student Recognition Scholarship

The African American Student Services Department awards a scholarship each year to a graduating African American senior who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to learning and a desire to further his/her education. The scholarship funds may be used towards college, university or vocational studies of the student’s choice. Deadline for completed application is
5 p.m. Monday, April 6, 2015. More information >>

Stewardship of Inspiration Award

The African American Student Services Department of Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) is proud to announce its annual “A Legacy of Excellence College Scholarship Banquet”. This event honors outstanding TUSD African American Students, and the individuals and/or organizations that have helped to support and enhance our students’ lives. Deadline for completed application is April 8, 2015. More information >>>

Saturday Math Help

Saturday Math Help Online Registration >>

Free Saturday Math Help is available! Sponsored by Mexican American Student Services, this math support is offered to all TUSD students in grades 5-12.

Parents, please request math packets or homework from your child's teacher. Please be sure that all students arrive ready to work.

Students are asked to bring math assignments and must bring math work with them each Saturday.

Schedule, information and online registration >>

How to Help Your Child Prepare for College and Career (PDF)


African American Student Services (AASSD) advocates for excellence in the academic, social and emotional achievement of African American students using direct and ancillary services, in collaboration with parents, schools, district personnel and the Tucson community.

Shared Vision

African American Student Services will continually strive for excellence. We will be embedded in every aspect of TUSD. We will ensure that African American students receive the highest quality education. The end result will be the permanent closure of the achievement gap.

AASSD is an empowered department, committed to teamwork, student success and building positive community bonds. We are a valued entity within TUSD who builds relationships between students, parents, schools and communities.

Core Values

  • Integrity
  • Empowerment
  • Teamwork

African American Student Services Overview (PDF)

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