UPDATED JULY 2014: Looking for tutors, classes, and programs in Queens, NYC? This guide helps you find a list of tutors, academic centers, math tutors, writing and English tutors, foreign language study, homework help programs, and after-school enrichment programs Astoria, Jamaica, Kew Gardens, Far Rockaway, Flushing, and Elmhurst, to help your students do better in school with extra homework help and after-school programs.
BLUE APPLE EARLY CHILDHOOD LEARNING CENTER
31-10 23rd St., Astoria
A brand new state-of-the-art early childhood learning center is coming this summer to Astoria, Queens. Blue Apple Early Childhood Learning Center will offer full-time and part-time programs for two- and three-year-olds, a full time pre-K program, and enrichment classes after school and on weekends. In addition, starting this summer Blue Apple Early Childhood Childhood Center will begin its Mommy and Me classes. Limited space available. Register now! Check out our website, blueappleny.org, or call us at 718-545-BLUE (2583) for more details. Open house dates to be announced for July and August.
CHRIST THE KING CONTINUING EDUCATION
68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village
CK offers families one location for all of their educational and leisure activities. Test prep and summer bridge classes are offered for all grades, as well as private tutoring. Dance, drama, and karate in our state-of-the-art facilities are just some of the fun classes we offer! Ample parking, reasonable prices, and flexible scheduling! CK has served the community for over 50 years.
GERMAN-AMERICAN SCHOOL: WHERE KIDS LEARN GERMAN
German-American School offers a unique after-school language and culture program. Parents from diverse ethnic backgrounds send their children to our New York state accredited German language program in which children can learn German starting at age 4. Classes are small and taught by native German speakers. The didactic approach stresses interactive learning; singing, drawing, and German games are popular in the playgroup. In the upper grades we stress memorization, reading, writing, culture, and grammar. No prior German required. Adult beginners program is also available.
JEI LEARNING CENTER - AUBURNDALE-WHITESTONE
200-13 32nd Ave., Bayside
Since 1977, our programs have helped children achieve academic success around the world. JEI has a scientific diagnostic system for children in pre-K through ninth grade, pinpointing the missing links in learning and prescribing individual study programs based on specific needs. Our curriculum is aligned with the Common Core Standards. We offer multi-day preschool alternative and summer camp programs. Our Lil’ Genius classes focus on creativity, collaboration, and communication in an interactive environment using touch-screen technology found in leading public and private schools. Call for information on our flexible weekly summer program, our fall registration, and our new Brain Safari critical thinking program.
194-11A Northern Blvd., Bayside
Summer does not mean learning should be put on hold! Kent Prep offers summer enrichment classes from July 7-Aug. 28 to help students from pre-K and up set forth confidently in the upcoming semester. With a developmentally appropriate curriculum led by age-specific instructors, Kent students receive the instruction and attention needed to excel. Please visit kentprep.com to schedule an appointment with a counselor for more information.
LIU POST CENTER FOR GIFTED YOUTH
LIU Post, Brookville
The Long Island University program for gifted children was established in 1979 in response to the increasing recognition of society’s special responsibilities for children with demonstrably superior intellectual ability. The Long Island University Center for Gifted Youth brings together two important elements of education for the gifted extraordinary teachers recruited from leading high schools, middle schools and elementary schools in the metropolitan area and university-level facilities. These two factors, combined with an administrative and psychological team schooled in the needs of gifted children, give the program at LIU Post unique strengths in producing positive benefits for young people admitted to the program.
MATHNASIUM LEARNING CENTERS
43-17 Bell Blvd., Bayside
108-14 72nd Ave., Forest Hills
Now Open at Laguardia Center
43-32 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria
Mathnasium Learning Centers, with more than 450 locations in the U.S., as well as in 16 countries, offer math-only educational programs. In a relaxed, homework-free environment, Mathnasium is where kids catch up, keep up, or get ahead in math. With personalized curricula, instant feedback, and proven, time-tested lesson plans designed by experienced instructors, Mathnasium guides students to develop and maintain the mathematics knowledge needed to succeed. Programs, including homework help and test prep, run year-round for kids of all ages!
NINA'S TUTORING CENTER
8702 Grand Ave., Elmhurst
We tutor kids in grades K-12. For the past six years, we have provided quality education that helps kids excel in school. Our excellent, highly dedicated, and experienced tutors are very competent. We provide students with a foundation of education they can use throughout their life. We specialize in homework help and offer critical thinking and writing classes. We help improve skills in math, ELA, science, and social studies. We also have an intensive preparation program for ELA, math, and science citywide and statewide exams. We are highly recommended by various educators.
POWER BRAIN TRAINING CENTER
43-01 Bell Blvd., 2nd Floor, Bayside
567 Jericho Turnpike, Syosset
Power Brain Training Center helps your child create health, happiness, and optimal achievement by tapping into their full brain potential. Focus, confidence, creativity, and memory are enhanced through physical, emotional, and cognitive exercises, breathing techniques, visualization, guided imagery, and games. As PBTC’s motto says, "Healthy Body, Happy Heart, Power Brain, I Can Do It!" Call PBTC to schedule a free trial class or body and brain check-up. PBTC also offers classes and workshops for adults, parents, and the whole family.
ROBOMINDTECH STEM LEARNING CENTER
185-10A Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows
Robomindtech, a science and technology learning center, integrates the motivational effects of robotics and LEGO® play into a unique, hands-on curriculum for ages 4-14. Channel your child’s energy into creative science and robotics activities that teach important concepts in an active immersion environment. We offer weekly summer camps where kids can build their own LEGO amusement park, or take our sports or space challenge. Look for our after-school program, school field trips, and birthday parties. Join RoboMindTech Robotics team, US Tournament Partner of World Robotics Olympiad and home of 2013 First Lego League Champion.