2021-2022 TERM

(Classes run from Sept. 10 to June 14)

Classes are taught remotely by Lester Gesteland (Mr. G), a former foreign correspondent, news editor and book editor, who has been teaching for 12 years.

Each class Mr. G teaches includes:

  • Common Core-focused writing instruction

  • Writing & reading homework (including a composition to be written or corrected every week)

  • In-class feedback on writing from Mr. G

  • Vocabulary quizzes

There are no more than six students to a class. (Note that class times are in U.S. Eastern Standard Time.)

MONDAY

4:00-5:30 - 8th grade - FULL

5:30-7:00 - 5th grade - FULL

7:00-8:30 - 7th grade - FULL

TUESDAY

4:00-5:30 - 7th grade - FULL

5:30-7:00 - 5th grade - FULL

7:00-8:30 - 6th grade - FULL

FRIDAY

4:00-5:30 - 4th grade - FULL

5:30-7:00 - 7th grade - spots available

SATURDAY

9:00-10:30 AM - 8th grade - 1 spot left

10:30-12:00 PM - 6th grade - 1 spot left

12:00-1:30 PM - 5th grade - FULL

3:00-4:30 PM - 5th grade - FULL

4:30-6:00 PM - 6th grade - FULL

6:00-7:30 PM - 7th grade - 1 spot left

7:30-9:00 PM - 8th grade - FULL


SUNDAY

10:00-11:30 - 7th grade - 1 spot left

11:30-1:00 - 9th grade - FULL

1:00-2:30 - 4th grade - FULL

2:30-4:00 - 7th grade - FULL

4:00-5:30 - 5th grade - FULL

5:30-7:00 - Makeup Session

7:00-8:30 - 8th grade - FULL

A $50 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve a spot in a class.

Tuition

WRITING/READING CLASSES

Grade 4: $45/class

Grade 5: $50/class
Grade 6: $55/class

Grade 7: $60/class

Grade 8: $65/class

Grade 9: $65/class

Tuition for Fall 2021
(14 classes)

Grade 4: $630.00
Grade 5: $700.00

Grade 6: $770.00

Grade 7: $840.00

Grade 8: $910.00
Grade 9: $910.00

Tuition for Spring 2022
(19 classes)

Grade 4: $855.00
Grade 5: $950.00

Grade 6: $1045.00

Grade 7: $1140.00

Grade 8: $1235.00
Grade 9: $1235.00

Full-Year Tuition (33 classes)

Grade 4: $1485.00
Grade 5: $1650.00

Grade 6: $1815.00

Grade 7: $1980.00

Grade 8: $2145.00

Grade 9: $2145.00

​​​Note: There are 14 classes in the Fall term and 19 classes in the Spring for all grade levels (33 classes in total).

Tuition for each semester must be paid in full before the first class of each term. A $100 discount is offered if you pay for the full school year (Fall 2021 + Spring 2022). There is an additional $50 off if you pay the full-year tuition before Aug. 1st, 2021.

New students must pay a one-time $25 registration fee.

Discounts

READING/WRITING CLASSES

  • $100 off for those who pay the full 2021-2022 tuition.

  • $50 off if you pay full 2021-2022 (Fall + Spring) tuition before Aug. 1, 2021.

  • 5% discount for your 2nd child.

Note

I teach group classes because students have more fun when they learn with their peers. They discuss books, compete in vocabulary contests, and critique each other's work. Students are more motivated to learn when they see their classmates working hard alongside them.