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Best Tutoring Resources For Kids In New York City

August 19, 2010 3:07 PM

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A woman helps her children study

A woman helps her children study (photo credit: Laure de Montalembert/AFP/Getty Images

A woman helps her children study

A woman helps her children study (photo credit: Laure de Montalembert/AFP/Getty Images

We know that every child is gifted in their own way, but sometimes a child can use a little help, personal attention and extra encouragement to be their very best. Here are some tutoring and coaching resources to help your child reach their full potential.

EBL Coaching

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17 East 89th Street, Suite 1D
New York, New York 10128
(212) 249-0147

Personalization is the hallmark of this tutoring and coaching company. They will determine your children’s learning style and come up with a specific plan just for them. Tutoring can take place in your home or at EBL’s center. Covering grades preK-12 EBL can handle all realms of testing, coaching and study skills. They also have summer programs and workbooks.

Kumon Learning Centers

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Multiple Manhattan Locations
(877) 586-6673

Kumon is an international learning company that focuses on reading and math skills both for tutoring and for enrichment. Teaching kids in grades preK-12 Kumon uses a unique system of workbooks and repetition to reinforce skills and mastery of subjects. Children work at their own pace towards specific goals.

Kids Empowerment Academy

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100 Reade Street
New York, NY 10013
(212) 931-8537

Life is not only about academic success but social confidence and leadership ability as well. At Kids Empowerment Academy, kids ages 6-13 strengthen their leadership talents by learning communication skills, public speaking and confidence building techniques. Through imagination and presentation training kids get hands on leadership training that will serve them well no matter where they go in life.

Brownstone Tutors

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275 Madison Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10016
(212) 878-6698

This local tutoring company offers test prep for the SAT, AP Exams and NY specific tests as well as individual subject tutoring. They come to your home for one-on-one coaching and will travel in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan. All of their tutors are graduates from the best colleges in the country and have degrees in their subject areas for a truly enriching tutoring experience.


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Multiple locations

This tutoring and coaching program focuses on younger kids, ages 2.5 – 12 with both a preschool alternative program and reading & math focused after-school classes for older kids. They use Enopi math and reading,  a program that stresses critical thinking as well as the fundamentals. They also stress self-directed learning and improved study habits.

Rebecca Levey is a blogger with Beccarama.

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  • Jennifer

    Bright Kids NYC offers
    One-on-one and small group tutoring from PreK – High School in the comfort of your home or in our downtown Manhattan office.
    We offer personalized curriculums based on assessments or diagnostics, as well as a scientific approach that delivers results. Last year, over 85% of our children qualified for Gifted and Talented Programs or scored over 90% on the ERB exams! We also offer tutoring for the ELA Math, ISEE, Specialized Middle School, SHSAT, and CTP4 exams.

  • superradny

    Another great option for any parent looking for creative, game-based learning solutions for their child is Smarten Up –

  • Taylor Barnette is an ideal resource for parents who want to find their child the best tutor in NYC.

    Mission Statements:

    To assist tutors in building their tutoring business by supplying numerous marketing, advertising, billing, payment, support and training services.

    To match students with the best private tutor for one-on-one in home and/or online assistance.

    To help parents locate the right tutor for their child.

    Henry Lane discusses
    education and tutoring.

    We believe that EVERY Student…

    * is unique and has a distinctive learning style and perspective.
    * succeeds with encouragement, a positive attitude, self- motivation, educational opportunities, the proper tools and techniques.
    * deserves teachers who believe he or she can learn and who will not be satisfied until he or she does.

    We believe that Parents…

    * who are committed to their child’s education, provide their child with opportunities for success.

    We believe that Education…

    * should never become an obstacle for learning.
    * determines one’s destiny and level of success.
    * is a gift and a treasure chest if opened purposefully.

    We believe that the best Tutors and Tutoring…

    * inspire and motivate students to become better individuals.
    * help students discover the ability to triumph over obstacles.
    * enhance and accelerate the student’s learning process while improving self-confidence and self-esteem.
    * should be purposeful and directed towards a natural conclusion
    * change lives and promote positive relationships.

  • Chris Waldron also offers music tutors for all ages and music types throughout the greater NYC area. Our teachers are certified through an extensive screening process.

  • Aaron Kenneth Harris

    Great list. I’d add what we’re building, a local marketplace to let parents choose the tutor they want based on feedback:

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