Academic Classes and Tutoring at Local Colleges


California State University Long Beach.
The Community Clinic for Counseling and Educational Services offers children (ages 6-17) intensive academic interventions for reading/writing and math, youth counseling, psychoeducational assessments, and developmental assessments (ages 3-6). 1250 Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach. (562) 985-1609, Ext. 5.


Cerritos College, Community Education
Year-round SAT Prep classes on weekends (three Saturdays), as well as summer, two-week (Monday – Friday) SAT Prep classes. In the summer, classes are offered for kids (grades 1-12) in all math levels (Math Basics to Trigonometry), as well as over 20 reading and writing courses. Summer courses run Monday – Friday for two weeks, two hours each class.  Additional classes are available in arts, music, cooking, Spanish, sign language, STEM and sports. Call (562) 467-5050 or visit their website for a schedule.


Chapman University
Literacy Tutoring Program at the Kathleen Muth Reading Center teaches reading and writing to culturally and linguistically diverse elementary students. The program also offers a Home Library Program where young readers are given books in their current and next reading levels for their homes. (714) 997-6781, (714) 997-6613.


Golden West College Community Education
Reading Skills Program (ages 4 – entering grade 11) in five-week sessions, plus Summer science camp. 15744 Golden West St., Huntington Beach. (714) 895-0800. 


• Lakewood Recreation and Community Services
Free, after-school tutoring programs are available at some parks throughout the school year. Academic classes taught by Readwrite Educational Solutions include: Math Development and Reading Development (4½-12), $79; Readwrite en Español (4-7), $79; Parent and Me Pre-K Readiness (2 yrs, 4 mos – 3 yrs, 11 mos), $149; and Readwrite Kinder Prep (4-5½), $215. (562) 866-9771, Ext. 2408.


• Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine
Parents and Me Pre-K Readiness, Readwrite Kinder Prep, Reading, Math and More Preschool, ReadWrite en Español (4-6), Reading Development, Math Development, Spanish Language Immersion (10 mos – 6 yrs), Baby and Toddler Sign Language (2 mos – 4 yrs), Computer Coding (6-9), and a variety of STEM classes.  (562) 570-3100.


North Orange Continuing Education (NOCE) Anaheim, Cypress and Fullerton
A variety of classes are offered in the cities of Anaheim, Cypress, and Fullerton. Reading classes focus on phonics, basic reading skills, reading comprehension, spelling, and writing enrichment. They offer math courses that align with Common Core, as well as pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, PSAT/NMSQT math test prep, and SAT/ACT math test prep. Personal enrichment classes such as public speaking, memory power, computer keyboarding, and techniques to improve their studying, test-taking, and organization skills. Classes are available for those between 2 and 17 years old, and costs range between $50 and $120. To learn more about our course offerings and register for classes, please visit or call (714) 808-4909.


Rising TIDE at the Marguerite Kiefer Education Center
Free tutoring, meals, homework assistance, and more. Summer programming also available. 607 E. 3rd St., Long Beach. (562) 437-0958.


Santa Ana College
Summer camps are offered in a variety of academic subjects, such as Reading, Writing, Math, Chemistry and Robotics, Lego , Video Games, Spanish, Engineering and more.  (714) 564-6594.

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