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2023-2024 TERM

(Classes run from Sept. 8 to June 13)

Classes are taught online by Lester Gesteland (Mr. G), a former foreign correspondent, news editor and book editor, who has been tutoring for 14 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

Please find the list of classes below.
(Note: Unless otherwise noted, class times are in U.S. Eastern Standard Time.)

MONDAY

4:00-5:30 - 

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

7:00-8:30 - 8th grade - FULL
8:30-10:00* - 5th grade - 2 spots left

TUESDAY

4:00-5:30 - 8th grade - FULL

5:30-7:00 - 6th grade - FULL

7:00-8:30 - 7th grade - FULL
8:30-10:00* - 4th grade -

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

5:30-7:00 - 5th grade - FULL
7:00-8:30 - Makeup Session
8:30-10:00* - 6th grade -
1 spot left

THURSDAY

4:00-5:30 - 7th grade - FULL

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

7:00-8:30 - 8th grade - FULL
 

FRIDAY

4:00-5:30 - 4th grade - FULL

5:30-7:00 - 6th grade - FULL

7:00-8:30 - 7th grade - FULL
8:30-10:00* - 8th grade - FULL

​SATURDAY

9:00-10:30 AM - 9th grade - FULL

10:30-12:00 PM - 5th grade - FULL

12:00-1:30 PM - 4th grade - FULL

2:00-3:30 PM - Makeup Session 

3:30-5:00 PM - 

5:30-7:00 PM - 8th grade - FULL

7:00-8:30 PM - 6th grade - FULL
8:30-10:00 PM* - 9th grade - FULL


*Reserved for students in Central, Mountain, and Pacific Time Zones.

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

Tuition

WRITING/READING CLASSES

Grade 4: $46/class

Grade 5: $51/class
Grade 6: $56/class

Grade 7: $61/class

Grade 8: $66/class

Grade 9: $71/class

Tuition for Fall 2023
(14 classes)

Grade 4: $644.00
Grade 5: $714.00

Grade 6: $784.00

Grade 7: $854.00

Grade 8: $924.00
Grade 9: $994.00

Tuition for Spring 2024
(19 classes)

Grade 4: $874.00
Grade 5: $969.00

Grade 6: $1064.00

Grade 7: $1159.00

Grade 8: $1254.00
Grade 9: $1349.00

Full-Year Tuition (33 classes)

Grade 4: $1518.00
Grade 5: $1683.00

Grade 6: $1848.00

Grade 7: $2013.00

Grade 8: $2178.00

Grade 9: $2343.00

​​​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, 2023. There is an additional $50 off if you pay the full-year tuition before Aug. 1st, 2023. Tuition for Fall semester 2023 must be paid by Sept. 1st, 2023. Tuition for Spring semester 2024 (which starts Jan. 5th), must be paid by Dec. 21st, 2023.

NOTE: There is a $10-a-day penalty for those who pay tuition late.

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

Discounts

READING/WRITING CLASSES

  • $100 off for those who pay the full 2023-2024 tuition by Sept 1st.

  • $50 off if you pay full 2023-2024 (Fall + Spring) tuition before Aug. 1, 2023.

  • 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.

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