Top Academic Enrichment Programs in South Bay

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Published Nov 10, 2015

Does your child need a bit of extra help with their homework? Or are you looking for more of an academic challenge for them? If so, these are some great service providers that can help:

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Top Academic Enrichment Programs in South Bay



Stratford Edge Tutoring Center

The Stratford Edge is a highly effective individualized enrichment program that is designed to encourage intellectual curiosity, thereby fostering passionate, lifelong learners. Students accelerate their learning stills, achieve measurable results, and gain the confidence that comes with academic success. Topics covered include reading & writing, math, and test prep.


Mad Science of the Bay Area

After school programs are available for both pre-school and elementary school-aged children. After a day in class students can benefit from a big dose of fun, and Mad Science knows how to deliver! After school programming is filled with exciting experiments, activities and loads of scientific fact and fun.



Communication Academy

Communication Academy's mission is to enhance students' communication skills and to increase their self-confidence and self-esteem. CA provides hands-on, fun-filled public speaking, debate classes and language arts enrichment classes to K-12 students and adults in the Silicon Valley and beyond.



Silicon Valley Second School

The SVSS provides professional instruction in a variety of subjects, in with flexible scheduling.  The after-school program offers a mix of academic support and recreational activities, designed to accommodate the needs of working parents. As an added bonus, SVSS provides transportation from public school.




Wizbots

Wizbots programs are held in Imagineering Labs. An Imagineering Lab is a mobile learning environment that combines sophisticated programming and robotics components with low-tech arts, crafts and building materials to provide an outstanding range of design possibilities for young innovators. All programs engage kids in product design, tech challenges, team games, and open-ended creativity.


The Lighthouse Project

The Lighthouse Project is a sensory Integration & Social Skills development center for children who are in Pre-School to High School.

They provide after school interventions and summer programs for children with unique learning styles including: High Functioning Autism, ADHD/ADD, and other developmental learning disorders.



Kumon

Kumon learning centers for children specializes in nationwide after school math and reading programs for preschool students through 12th grade. You’ll find that Kumon is different from passive learning programs. Instead of taking notes, memorizing facts, and being fed information from teachers or a tutor, your child actively develops critical, self-learning skills. Kumon has several locations in the South Bay.




Sylvan Learning Center

Sylvan tutors use a personal approach and interactive technology to help kids learn math, reading, writing and more—turning B's into A's and frustration into confidence!

Several locations are available throughout the South Bay for your convenience.





The Genius Kids Club - Sunnyvale Campus

Genius Kids programs provide academics, arts & crafts, public speaking, and several other fun, enrichment activities all under one roof. The unique curriculum motivates our participants to become productive, engaged community members. Results clearly show that students who attend these programs gain social & academic skills.




Habla Language Services

Gina Covello, MA is an approved tutor for Meyers Learning Center, Ocean Grove Charter School District and has K-12 teaching experience.

She can help your child with English/Language Arts skills and/or Spanish at any level. Habla Language Services also offers small group Spanish classes for children as well as adults.




Techlab Education

Techlab's curriculum is designed to teach programming to students of all ages, as young as eight years old. The end goal is to have students become self-directed learners.

For classes targeted at the impressionable minds of a younger audience, instructors pick topics that are interesting to keep children engaged.




Ace Academics

Ace Academics is an individualized, writing-focused learning center for learners from 3rd grade through adulthood who aim to meet expectations in the classroom, the workplace, and the world. Their blend of comprehensive assessment tools, leading-edge methodology, and gifted instructors is like no other. 




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See also West Valley College 4 Kids for academic-based summer camps.



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