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Guide to Tutoring Services [Online and in Los Angeles]

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.

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Alphabetical list of Tutoring Services

Los Angeles Area Tutors

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.

Online Tutoring

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.

Los Angeles Area Tutors

Alphabetical list of Tutoring Services

310 Tutors
1306 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403, USA

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
(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

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

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

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.

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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

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

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

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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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