2022-2023 TERM

(Classes run from Sept. 9 to June 13)

Classes are taught remotely by Lester Gesteland (Mr. G), a former foreign correspondent, news editor and book editor, who has been teaching for 13 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)

  • 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 - 6th 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

WEDNESDAY

5:30-7:00 - Makeup Session

FRIDAY

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

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

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

​SATURDAY

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

10:30-12:00 PM - 6th grade - FULL

12:00-1:30 PM - 9th grade - FULL

2:30-4:00 PM - 5th grade - 1 spot left

4:00-5:30 PM - 6th grade - FULL

5:30-7:00 PM - 7th grade - FULL

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


SUNDAY

9:00-10:30 - 6th grade - FULL

10:30-12:00 - 9th grade - 3 spots left

12:00-1:30 - 4th grade - FULL

2:30-4:00 - 6th 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: $70/class

Tuition for Fall 2022
(14 classes)

Grade 4: $630.00
Grade 5: $700.00

Grade 6: $770.00

Grade 7: $840.00

Grade 8: $910.00
Grade 9: $980.00

Tuition for Spring 2023
(19 classes)

Grade 4: $855.00
Grade 5: $950.00

Grade 6: $1045.00

Grade 7: $1140.00

Grade 8: $1235.00
Grade 9: $1330.00

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: $2310.00

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

A $100 discount is offered if you pay for the full school year (Fall 2022 + Spring 2023) by Sept. 1st, 2022. There is an additional $50 off if you pay the full-year tuition before Aug. 1st, 2022. Tuition for Fall semester 2022 must be paid by Sept. 1st, 2022. Tuition for Spring semester 2023 (which starts Jan. 6th), must be paid by Dec. 22nd, 2022.

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

Discounts

READING/WRITING CLASSES

  • $100 off for those who pay the full 2022-2023 tuition by Sept 1st.

  • $50 off if you pay full 2022-2023 (Fall + Spring) tuition before Aug. 1, 2022.

  • 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.