After-School Tutors, Test Prep, & Academic Enrichment Programs for Kids on Long Island

After-School Tutors, Test Prep, & Academic Enrichment Programs for Kids on Long Island

Find the right help in Nassau or Suffolk counties for your child who is struggling in school.


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UPDATED November 2019: Long Island offers a wealth of academic enrichment opportunities for children in pre-K through 12th grade. Whether you are looking for a preschool program (Montessori or Jewish learning for example), a full-day school, or an after-school or weekend enrichment class, this roundup will help you find what you need for your child. Many academic after-school programs are available for additional support in reading, writing, and math, as well those for gifted and talented children and children with special needs. Standardized test prep for exams like the ACT, PSAT, and SAT are also available throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties. Some of these after-school academic enrichment programs also offer STEM and STEAM classes, robotics, and Legos. You’ll even find classes in meditation, social skills, and etiquette! Programs are located throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties in locations such as Brookville, Cold Spring Harbor, Great Neck, Hempstead, Hicksville, Port Washington, Rosyln Heights, and Smithtown.

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ADVANCED ACADEMIC PROGRAMS OF ROSLYN
20 Roosevelt Ave., Roslyn
516-484-1789
Email [email protected]

Roslyn Academic Programs offers enrichment programs for school age children in mathematics, physics, chemistry, robotics, programming and engineering, languages, music, and art. We also offer standardized test (ACT, SAT, etc.) and subject test preparation for high school students.

COLD SPRING HARBOR FISH HATCHERY & AQUARIUM
1660 Route 25A, Cold Spring Harbor
516-692-6768
Email [email protected]

Join us for a fun-filled hour of nature activities (fish feeding included). Using live animals, crafts, stories, and games, we guide you and your little ones through nature adventures. Ages 2-5 at the Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium Pollywog Adventures program. Catch & Keep Trout Fishing-spaces available first-come, first-served.

EYE LEVEL NASSAU
Eye Level Williston Park
61 Hillside Ave.
Williston Park
516-747-7700


Whether the immediate goal is for early learning, remedial education, or academic education, Eye Level is the answer. Eye Level offers math and English programs for ages 3-14. Our instructors tailor a curriculum by understanding the learning abilities of the student. With each success the student grows more self-confident.

GRADY EDU
1399 Jerusalem Ave. , N. Merrick
516-401-4100
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Grady edu offers elite educational programs such as fashion design, culinary arts, woodworking building, dance, drama and acting, music, creative creation arts, and steam science. Grady edu is also the place for after-school programs in tutoring and homework help, and study classes for major exams, finals, or tests.

HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY CONTINUING EDUCATION - SATURDAY CLASSES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AND PRECOLLEGIATE CAREER DISCOVERY INSTITUTE
516-463-7400, Jessica Dease, program director
Email [email protected]

Saturday Classes for Young People wants your child to love learning. Our small classes provide individual attention and help encourage students' curiosity. There are many classes to choose, including reading, math, writing, STEM/STEAM, cartooning, theater, art, video game development, Minecraft, and swimming.

HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTERS (LI)
656 Sunrise Highway, Baldwin
516-867-4041
607 E. Main St., Bay Shore
631-968-5100
79-81 Westbury Ave., Carle Place
516-747-5600
Elwood Shopping Center
1928B Jericho Turnpike, East Northport
631-462-8900
Phillips Plaza
639 Sunrise Highway, Lynbrook
516-568-1900
1506 Northern Blvd., Manhasset
516-365-4455
South Gate Shopping Center
49-34 Merrick Road, Massapequa Park
516-799-9500
Gateway Plaza
499-5 Sunrise Highway, Patchogue
631-289-4900
443 South Oyster Bay Road, Suite B, 2nd floor
Plainview
516-681-0400
Smithtown Shopping Center
8 Miller Place, Smithtown
631-360-0422


Huntington is the premier tutoring and test prep provider for students kindergarten-12th grades, including SAT, ACT, and state tests. The company prides itself on personalized attention and proven results. Founded in 1977, Huntington's mission is to give every student the best education possible. Learn more about our mission at huntingtonhelps.com.

LIU POST CENTER FOR GIFTED YOUTH
LIU Post, Brookville
516-299-2160
Email [email protected]

The Long Island University program for gifted children was established in 1979 in response to the recognition of society's special responsibilities for children with demonstrably superior intellectual ability. The LIU Center for Gifted Youth offers extraordinary teachers recruited from leading schools in the metropolitan area, and university-level facilities.

M.A.T.S.S. KIDS' GYM & EARLY CHILDCARE EDUCATION CENTER
2629 Grand Ave.
Bellmore
516-221-1330


171 Eileen Way
Syosset
516-496-7765


"A Rainbow of Programs all under one roof." Full daycare offered (Syosset), nursery school, infant and toddler classes, afterschool gymnastics, enrichment, cooking, sports, and dance classes (ages 20 months-12 years). Extended day (Syosset), summer day camp, afterschool care for grades kindergarten-fifth (Syosset), Kids Night Out (Bellmore), and birthday parties available.

MAIN ST. BOARD GAME CAFE - UNPLUG YOUR GAME
307 Main St. , Huntington
631-729-0060
Email [email protected]

In these two-hour drop-off sessions, kids will learn a wide variety of strategic board games with our expert staff while having a blast with friends in a screen-free, fun, caring, and individualized environment. Playing board games develops social and critical thinking skills that will last a lifetime.

MATHNASIUM LEARNING CENTERS
Five Towns
414 Central Ave., Cedarhurst
516-569-1500
Great Neck
11 Great Neck Road, Great Neck
516-482-MATH (6284)
Lynbrook
381 Sunrise Highway, Lynbrook
516-881-7997
New Hyde Park
810 Jericho Turnpike, New Hyde Park
516-616-MATH (6284)
Roslyn
217A Mineola Ave., Roslyn Heights
516-484-MATH (6284)


Mathnasium Learning Centers, the nation's leading math-only learning center franchise with centers throughout Nassau County, specializes in teaching kids of all ages math in a way that makes sense to them. Students go to Mathnasium year-round to catch up, keep up, and get ahead in math.

SANDS POINT PRESERVE
127 Middle Neck Road , Sands Point
516-571-7901
Email [email protected]

We offer exciting education programs for every age–science, STEAM, horticultural, fitness sessions, outdoor exploration, and mindful meditation. Accredited educators help visitors discover the natural beauty of the environment, methods to conserve its treasures, and the fascinating cultural history of the Guggenheim Estate and legendary Gold Coast of Long Island.

ST. PATRICK YOUTH COMMUNITY
St. Patrick Church, Smithtown
631-360-0185
Email [email protected]

St. Patrick's Youth Enrichment Center offers a kindergarten readiness program, and before- and after-school care for children 2-12. Challenging, timely activities on-site will provide your child with what they need to be a well-rounded, thoughtful student. Tutoring for SAT preparations, study skills, and Catholic High School entrance exam classes are offered.

STEPS TO SOCIALIZATION
13 South Bayles Ave., Port Washington
516-767-0266

Steps to Socialization was created by Evelyn Kashinsky, a parent of children with special needs, to help children who have difficulty socializing. Steps to Socialization is more than just a social skills program. We teach children how to think socially, step by step. Working in small groups of three to four students, we cover a variety of topics, including how to establish and maintain friendships and initiating and maintaining conversations.

SYLVAN LEARNING CENTERS OF MINEOLA AND HUNTINGTON
393 Jericho Turnpike, Mineola
516-743-9943
1160 E. Jericho Turnpike
Huntington
631-424-5600
locations.sylvanlearning.com/us/huntington-ny


Email [email protected]

Sylvan's Personalized Tutoring programs in reading, writing, mathematics, SAT and ACT Prep will improve your child's skills and confidence. We use a state-of-the-art assessment, personal learning plans, and certified teachers to ensure the high level of quality instruction and support that Sylvan prides itself on.

VILLAGE EAST GIFTED - ENRICHMENT CENTER FOR THE GIFTED LEARNER
Village East Gifted of Huntington 33 Walt Whitman Road, Huntington Station
631-549-2313
Village East Gifted of Roslyn
216 Willis Ave., Roslyn Heights
631-549-2313


Email [email protected]

Village East Gifted (VEG), open seven days-a-week, offers a rigorous and highly-creative academic program, in all subject areas, to gifted students ages 2-16. Its CORE curriculum includes instructional writing/grammar, geography, global studies, STEAM, mathematics, Latin/Greek Etymology, SAT/ACT vocabulary enrichment, business, anatomy/physiology, advanced study skills, and creative problem solving.

WE CONNECT THE DOTS
180 Michael Drive , Syosset
631-468-7475
Email [email protected]

Learning to code is recognized as one of today’s most important skills for academic and career success. Some of the outcomes that we see in students who participate in our computational thinking programs are greater math competence, improved communication skills, and the ability to learn and develop independently. (For ages 7-18).

YMCA OF LONG ISLAND
855-2YMCALI (962254)
Bay Shore, East Hampton, Glen Cove, Holtsville, Huntington, and Patchogue


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The YMCA of Long Island’s before- and after-school programs support children in reaching their full potential by providing academic support and hands-on enrichment experiences in a safe, structured environment for children in kindergarten through middle school. The YMCA of Long Island partners with school districts in Nassau and Suffolk counties.


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