We all want our kids to do well in school, and sometimes that means hiring a Tutor – someone who can help them really dig into a specific subject. Private tutoring can help your child in multiple grade levels, and here in the Los Angeles area, there are many different options for finding tutors, both online and in person.
We’ve created this list of all types of tutors to help you get started finding the right one for your child, whether you’re looking for tutoring in Santa Monica or in Alhambra.
Kids each have their own learning styles and some really do their best with someone who can work with them on a one-to-one basis. Great tutors will figure out how your child learns and give them the kind of instruction they need.
Some of us may have done well in school ourselves, but that doesn’t mean we can necessarily help our kids with their schoolwork in every case. Sometimes a Math Tutor is just what the doctor ordered.
As your child gets older, they may need different kinds of tutoring. Your Middle School student may need you to find tutors that work with kids in new ways, helping them navigate a whole new school.
And High school students may need Test Prep tutoring as they in ever closer to those college admissions applications.
Finding the best tutor may not always mean finding someone local, either. Online Tutoring can be ideal for many families, allowing you to pick the right tutor and fit the work time into the schedule that works best for you.
As we’ve all learned during this new normal, video chat is pretty easy to set up and by now it’s something kids are used to. So wherever you are, we hope this list will help you find tutors to help your child learn.
We provide small group virtual classes and private language lessons for children, teaching Korean, Japanese and Chinese. Our program is structured, guiding complete beginners to be proficient in speaking, listening, reading and writing of the target language.
Your children will be taught by native speaking, degree qualified teachers who are passionate about sharing their language and culture with young learners. Lesson materials are provided, just log into Zoom and connect with your teacher and fellow classmates.
Visit our website to enroll or sign up for a trial.
Kango is an award-winning, app-based service used by families and schools throughout the LA area, Orange County, San Diego, San Francisco Bay Area, Tucson, and Phoenix, Arizona. The company provides safe rides and childcare for kids, and has now added virtual tutoring services for school-aged children!
All providers have tutoring experience or are certified teachers. Kango also offers an enriching online “Tiny Explorers” program for young children aged 3-6 including story time, art projects, singing and more.
Virtual sessions last 30 minutes or 60 minutes and cost $14.99 – $29.99. Your first 30 minute virtual session is free!
Total Tutors brings a new way of educating through individualized education programs, psychology-backed methods, and seasoned education professionals. The success of our private tutoring programs stems from our own evaluations and extensive tutor matching process that cater to each student’s individual needs, helping them learn effectively and build positive connections with education. We offer tutoring for all subjects K – 12 with a focus on elementary education, as well as test prep and reading/ writing & math/ logic development programs, in-home or virtually. No what your needs are, trust Total Tutors to deliver the best education and help unlock your child’s full potential.
Total Tutors offers customized learning pod support to assist in and supplement distance learning for small groups. Our experienced educator meets the pod at any location in Orange County or online, reviews and reteaches materials covered in online curriculum, assists in homework and project completion, and provides a safe and structured environment for learning. We also offer additional pod enrichment programs with a mix of Arts & Sciences, music, and physical activity to provide an engaging, well-rounded education experience.
Total Tutors offers enrichment programs for music, instruments, Arts & Sciences project-based learning, supplemental education, and fitness & sports programming offered through Fit First. Our enrichment programs can be offered as targeted private lessons or learning pod enrichment programs that offer a mix of enrichment opportunities. Enrichment programs are offered in-home in Orange County or as online lessons or workshops.
Total Tutors offers special education services for behavior intervention, social skills instruction, and custom education programs tailored to each student’s specific needs, as well as life skills classes for all students. We have a team of highly qualified and accomplished professionals from various fields to teach GATE students and advanced extracurricular subjects. With many experienced ABA trained and special education certified staff and field experts, we are the best choice for special needs tutoring.
Located in Irvine, Orange County and serving clients online as well.
Alphabetical list of Tutoring Services
310 Tutors 1306 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403, USA 310-434-9944
From their website: 310 Tutors offers academic tutoring for 30+ subjects for students in grades K-12. In addition, we provide SAT, ACT & ISEE prep, and coaching to help students develop lasting executive functioning skills, specializing in the Westside.
Barsha’s Tutoring Services (818) 744-3712
From their website: Barsha’s Tutoring Services provides quality one on one or group tutoring services in a coffee shop, local library, or online. Tutoring is available for any subject and any age, but focusing primarily on math, in San Fernando Valley.
Best in Class Tutoring 302 N Western Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90004 323-461-1512 (with additional locations in Torrance and Anaheim)
From their website: Best in Class offers programs to develop concept acquisition, critical thinking, and application of skills. Our math and English curricula follow Common Core Standards, helping prepare students for academic and standardized tests as well as everyday challenges.
C2 Education of Los Angeles 5001 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036 323.364.0396
From their website: C2 Education offers personalized, all-inclusive educational services with a path to college readiness; providing a competitive edge for college admissions.
Club Z! Tutoring Sherman Oaks 818-238-0044
From their website: Club Z! Tutoring of Sherman Oaks has programs and curriculum that are unmatched in the industry not only due to their years of development, but because of our unbelievable tutors. Our tutors work one on one with your student in the comfort of your own home, and also correspond with teachers at their school, specializing in the Valley.
Danny’s Tutoring 818-584-6851
From their website: Danny’s Tutoring is the ultimate, local one-on-one tutoring service. Unlike many tutoring services where your children are lectured by someone they can’t relate to, Danny’s tutors are fun and engaging college students and recent college graduates who have mastered the material they teach
Elite Tutoring Los Angeles (213) 246-2002
From their website: We offer customized tutoring to elementary, middle school, high school and college students, as well as test prep for the ACT & SAT exams.
Grade Potential (310) 338-8867 + (323) 568-8867
From their website: K-12 tutoring, whether your child is in elementary school, middle school or high school, Grade Potential provides the academic tools that lead to success.
From their website: A resource for finding independent tutors in Los Angeles.
JEI Learning Center 626 S. Kingsley Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90005 213-365-2388
From their website: JEI strives to create an education environment where all children have the ability to become strong leaders of tomorrow by helping to develop their critical thinking and problem solving skills.
From their website: Kango is an award-winning, app-based service used by families and provides safe rides and childcare for kids, and has now added virtual tutoring services for school-aged children! All providers have tutoring experience or are certified teachers.
LA Math Tutoring 310-651-8895
From their website: LA Math Tutoring services the Greater Los Angeles Area with private tutors who teach lessons: in-home, at a local café, at a nearby public library, online, using platforms like Zoom, Skype, FaceTime, Google Hangouts, etc.
Learning Encounters 11742 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064 310 231-1075
From their website: Since 1995, Learning Encounters has been preparing students and supporting families through the ISEE and private school admissions process.
Sylvan Learning Multiple locations around SoCal 888-338-2283
From their website: Sylvan offers highly customized learning plans, expert, certified teachers (now online!), structured support to keep the learning going.
The Tutoring Center Torrance: 20016 Hawthorne Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503 Long Beach: 4215 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA 90807
From their website: Our classrooms feature an intense learning environment that combines “The Rotational Approach to Learning” and One-To-One Instruction, methods developed by Edward S.Thalheimer, Ph.D., founder of The Tutoring Center.
Tutor Me LA 1093 Broxton Ave #240, Los Angeles, CA 90024 (310) 896-8625
From their website: Each one of our high-caliber tutors is handpicked through a rigorous interview process that guarantees every tutor is brilliant, personable, and can custom tailor their teaching approach to best fit the learning style of every student.
Tutoring in LA (866) 414 2030
From their website: Tutoring in Los Angeles is a one-on-one tutoring agency, working with 375+ tutors in San Fernando Valley, Conejo Valley, San Gabriel Valley and Los Angeles area to help students to be successful in achieving their goals with individually custom-design tutoring programs.
Varsity Tutors (310) 439-5142 multiple locations and online
From their website: Expert Live Instruction for Students of All Ages, Private Online Tutoring , Online Group Classes , Academic, Test Prep, & Enrichment
Wyzant Tutoring referral service 312-702-6263
From their website: One-to-one learning works. We’ve believed that from day one. But we also knew it would work better if it were accessible, affordable, and more convenient for everyone. So that’s what we’ve built—an easier way to connect people who need to know with the experts that can teach them. And we’ve changed the way people think about education in the process.
Santa Monica Tutoring Services
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