Summer Advancement Programs (7th~8th)

Summer is a crucial time that can mean learning loss or tremendous learning advancement for students in all grade levels. This is especially crucial in jr. high when the years are a turning point. Experts say that a child’s direction is often set by the choices that get made in 7th, 8th grades as the increasingly difficult subject material, homework, harder tests, and complex schedules can frustrate many students. That's why our  goal is to help our students reach their highest potential for the next school year. Through our advanced, customized curriculum we ensure that your child masters reading, writing, and algebra with strong study habits. PSA’s expert teachers will motivate your child to enjoy learning and become independent learners, ready for jr. high and high school. 

Did you know that only 25-30% of students are ready to take algebra in 8th grade? Math in Jr. High is crucial because builds upon itself through high school and college. Our comprehensive instruction solidifies core concepts and develops problem-solving skills necessary for long-term academic success.

  • Pre-Algebra

  • Algebra I

  • Geometry

  • Math I, II, III

  • Individualized lesson plan

  • Detailed explanations

  • Step by step problem solving

  • Re-teaching, reviewing, and challenging

  • Guided practice; supplemental exercises customized

  • Learn logic, reasoning, and strategizing

  • Develop outstanding test-taking skills, critical for long-term success

  • Tackle ANY math problem!

PSA’s reading program is designed to help students become better readers in every subject – from English and social studies, to science and mathematics, helping students stay on track. PSA also challenges students to develop creativity and critical-thinking skills so they can thoughtfully respond to literary discussions and essays.

  • Advanced comprehension ability and speed

  • Different texts and genres

  • Analyzing complex readings

  • Interpreting difficult literary themes

  • Decoding unfamiliar words

  • Applying strategic reading skills to homework, tests, and assignments in every school subject!

  • Individualized lesson plan

  • Detailed explanations

  • Re-teaching, reviewing, and challenging critical thinking

  • Guided practice; supplemental exercises customized

  • Demonstrate all steps of before, during, and after reading processes

  • Explore characterization, plot, conflict, sequence, language

  • Rephrasing, annotating, summarizing, plot diagrams

9th grade English is often the toughest class students will have because by then, teachers expect students know how to write solid essays. Preparing for high school English is crucial in jr. high, and that’s why PSA provides personalized, comprehensive to help students write thoughtfully and effectively, and clearly. We provide a very structured yet personalized approach to writing that is not currently offered at your regular school. Through our writing program, your student will learn to write, think, communicate and learn better.

  • Six-step writing process

  • Essay genres: descriptive, persuasive, expository, narrative, comparison, etc.

  • Composition techniques: thesis statements, topic sentences, transitions

  • Effectively brainstorming and outlining ideas

  • Developing facts, details, and commentary for supporting paragraphs

  • Improving diction and sentence structure

  • Writing under pressure (timed writing)

  • Finding your own literary voice to write with style and confidence

  • Individualized lesson plan

  • Detailed explanations

  • Re-teaching, reviewing, and challenging critical thinking

  • Guided practice; supplemental exercises customized

  • Analyzing text to think logically through arguments

  • Collaborative brainstorming and writing with the instructor

Our science tutors simplify lessons and explain concepts in a way that students can understand, using examples and questions to increase student’s interest and understanding.

  • Physical Science 

  • Earth Science

  • Life Science

  • Environmental Science

  • Individualized lesson plan

  • Detailed explanations

  • Step by step problem solving

  • Re-teaching, reviewing, and challenging

  • Guided practice; supplemental exercises customized

  • Applying the scientific method

  • Writing reports, organizing data, making observations

  • Develop outstanding test-taking skills, critical for long-term success

Program Comparison

Three Ways to Join

  • 6 students maximum

  • Lively, interactive lessons

  • Top-notch instructors

  • Entertaining, engaging sessions

  • Lesson-practice-review structure

  • Thoroughly covers all topics in depth

  • Regular feedback

  • Group activities for fun learning and retention-building

  • Transportation Available

  • 2-3 students maximum

  • You can form your own group

  • One-on-one for a lower price

  • Added benefit of learning and interacting

  • Additional mentoring and coaching

  • Accelerated Improvement

  • Customized Curriculum

  • Personalized Feedback

  • More tutor options

  • Flexible scheduling options

  • Transportation available

  • Receive 100% of each minute and attention

  • Additional mentoring and coaching

  • Self-paced

  • Accelerated Improvement

  • Customized Curriculum

  • Personalized Feedback

  • Tailored to individual student’s learning style

  • More tutor options

  • Flexible scheduling options

  • Transportation available

PSA Summer Advancement Group Class

PSA group classes are designed to entertain and engage students as a way to enhance learning and retention. Our instructors ask questions, use hilarious examples, and bring the energy level up to make learning fun for all students.

Features

  • 6 students maximum

  • Lively, interactive lessons

  • Top-notch instructors

  • Entertaining, engaging sessions

  • Lesson-practice-review structure

  • Thoroughly covers all topics in depth

  • Regular feedback

  • Group activities for fun learning and retention-building

  • Transportation Available

PSA Summer Advancement 3xclusive

Get the benefit of private tutoring at a group rate. Individualized tutoring of up to three students allows for a customized program and personalized instruction for each student to build core skills and confidence. You can create your own group of 2 or 3 students and schedule it when and where it is most convenient for your group.

Features

  • 2-3 students maximum

  • You can form your own group

  • One-on-one for a lower price

  • Benefit of learning with other students

  • Additional mentoring and coaching

  • Accelerated Improvement

  • Customized Curriculum

  • Personalized Feedback

  • More tutor options

  • Flexible scheduling options

  • Transportation available

Private 1 on 1 Summer Advancement

Receive affordable top-notch tutoring at PSA. We match your student with "perfect-fit" instructors that adapt to his/her learning style and needs. Students can be free from peer pressure and progress at their own pace so that learning is rewarding, enriching and fun.

Features

  • Receive 100% of each minute and attention

  • Additional mentoring and coaching

  • Self-paced

  • Accelerated Improvement

  • Customized Curriculum

  • Personalized Feedback

  • Tailored to individual student’s learning style

  • Meets all of student's needs

  • More tutor options

  • Flexible scheduling options

  • Transportation available

Available tutoring packages 

*Pricing is per person.

10 Hours

$650

20 Hours

$1,280

30 Hours

$1,890

40 Hours

$2,480

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Call us at (714) 484-8888 or book an appointment. We're ready to help!