George and Evelyn Stein High School is a continuation high school located in Tracy, California. It opened in August of 2007 and in the first year served 268 students. During the first year, Stein High School issued 131 high school diplomas and 3 certificates of completion. Stein High is designed to serve 190 students at one time. It includes an in-house independent study program. It is the largest continuation school in Tracy. It serves students from various Tracy Unified School District schools, including: two comprehensive high schools, a charter school, an online continuation school, and community day school. The school counselors refer the students from these schools to Stein High. Students who move to the district from other continuation high school can enroll directly into Stein High.
George and Evelyn Stein High School is situated on a lovely campus with a large quad area, where the commencement ceremony is held. The multi-purpose room is used for lunchtime, assemblies, and physical education classes. The classrooms are large and the labs are modern. There is a grass playing field for softball and football. There is a paved basketball court and volleyball court outside. There are multi stall boys and girls restrooms and there are single restrooms in the office available for students. There are individual men and women restrooms available for the staff.
At Stein High School there is one teacher in each subject area, with the exceptions of English and U.S. History: in each, juniors are assigned one teacher, seniors to another. Students on IEPs have a Resource Specialist available five periods per day. Student needs are addressed at weekly staff meetings. The District provides assessments and end-of-course exams for all students in the District. Students take a reading assessment on line shortly after the start of the school year or upon entering Stein High. The assessment data is provided to the teachers. Teachers have access to test scores in AERIES and DataWise. These tools help the English and Math teachers evaluate strengths and weaknesses based on standards or strands addressed on the test. Individual students will have a general curriculum, but it can be customized to their needs for graduation. Access to formative assessments scores and to test results aid Stein teachers in meeting specific needs of the students.
All of George and Evelyn Stein High School students use the same textbooks and take the required District assessments as the comprehensive high school students in Tracy Unified School District. This includes all District assessments, end-of-year course exams, and writing samples.