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This database includes an initial set of organizations that offer tutoring, technology platforms or academic interventions along with relevant information if available. Tutoring programs are those organizations that offer one-on-one and/or small group tutoring directly to students, either in-person, virtually, or through both modes of delivery. Interventions offer materials (e.g., an instructional scope and sequence, placement assessment, progress monitoring tools) that could be used within a tutoring program, but do not offer tutoring directly.  This is not meant to be an inclusive list, but a starting point. We welcome additional organizations to join the database by completing this form. The intended use for this database is for Districts, States or nonprofits to identify potential tutoring partners, for potential tutors to identify potential employers and for tutoring organizations to have a clearer understanding of the landscape, and to identify interventions that might be useful to their programs, if needed.

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Amira is an AI-powered Reading Coach, backed by 20+ years of R&D, that listens to K-3 students read out loud, assesses mastery, and delivers personalized 1:1 tutoring. Amira's mission is to help every child become a motivated and masterful reader. Amira is currently used in >250 school districts across 49 states, supported via our partnership with HMH. 

Our embedded assessment is the licensed, digital version of the TPRI, built on decades of research at the University of Texas Health Science Center. The assessment includes a dyslexia screener that identifies dyslexia risk at 96% accuracy.


BellXcel is a national nonprofit that helps schools and youth serving organizations provide tremendous impact on learning recovery. BellXcel is a single source solution that provides all of the building blocks needed to run and manage an evidence-based summer, afterschool, bridge, or tutoring program--all in one platform. This includes: step-by-step guidance, professional learning and development, assessment, robust whole child curriculum for SEL and wellness, enrichment activities, rich content, and support along the way.


Our program combines small, online classes with dedicated instructors, tailored curriculum, and cutting-edge learning management system. Our program focuses on math and/or English. Students attend weekly, live classes and complete homework assignments to reinforce learning between classes.


BookNook provides a cloud-based platform for synchronous and rigorous K-8 reading instruction that can be accessed by any device larger than a phone. Students log in from school, home, or a community-based setting and work one-on-one or in small groups on algorithmically-recommended sequences of standards-aligned curricular and text content. Adult instructors are a diverse array of teachers, paraprofessionals, childcare providers, and community volunteers, and BookNook can also supply tutors from a national network of over 200,000 trained virtual instructors.


We provide tutoring services for In home and Online tutoring services.


Connect Me provides free online tutoring and mentoring services to students who fit at least one of these criteria:
1) They are in a low income family (less than $60,000 yearly household income)
2) At least one parent/guardian of the student is an essential worker (as defined by the NCSL)
3) The student is in virtual/hybrid school due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Students meet with their tutor at least once per week on a secured and monitored Zoom link, and have access to additional resources such as office hours.


EdLight is a platform to organize student work. Using EdLight's tutoring features, teachers can assign students to tutoring, specifying the standards / content for tutoring, and sharing any classwork / data that will allow the tutor to target their support. Tutors then share student work from each session back with teachers, allowing teachers to ensure that the tutoring is aligned to classwork and high quality. This intimate communication between teachers and tutors builds trust and allows teachers to confidently focus on grade level work during core instruction time.


Platform connecting tutors with students for 1:1 sessions.


High school tutors from across the Central New York area register through our website and are firstly interviewed. They are then paired with a student who is in need of tutoring. We hold tutoring sessions weekly on Saturday and Sunday at morning and evening times. Parents and tutors provide feedback through our optional session review forms.


eTutorWorld offers one-to-one, and small group, online tutoring in math, science, English, and test prep for students in grades K-12. Tutors are carefully selected subject matter experts with college degree, often Masters, teaching experience, and go through extensive tutor training with ongoing coaching. Students are thoughtfully matched with a dedicated tutor for optimal personalized learning experience and mentoring relationship. Customized curriculum based on school and state standards, regular diagnostic assessments and Learn by Design teaching methodology to track progress. All sessions recorded and available for review. Sophisticated technology platform to manage large scale tutoring programs, currently delivering 2000 lessons per month. Flexible packages based on student needs. Now partnering with schools and districts to support high-impact tutoring initiatives.


Private, 1-1 tutoring services offering virtually with some in person availability.


Hoot Reading is an online tutoring service that is focused on literacy. We connect kids with experienced, hand selected teachers, to practice reading over video chat.


Ingenify is a two sided marketplace that connects high school volunteers with kids who need free tutoring.


We strive to close the equity and access gap for under-served populations Nationwide and provide high-quality tutoring by partnering with schools and universities to make available cost-effective online education services. In addition to the direct provision of supplemental academic supports, we train teachers and paraprofessionals to become more effective.


Knack is a peer tutoring platform that partners with educational institutions to power and scale the most affordable and impactful academic support programs proven to reach, engage, and retain more students.


Online tutoring platform that matches tutors with students in a variety of subjects.


Littera enables district or school personnel to design tutoring programs, setting program parameters such as schedule, student to tutor ratio, session length, content to be used, and type of tutor. When those programs are implemented, the platform manages all the tutor/student matching, scheduling, online tutoring delivery, and tracking of program execution.

Masteryhour.org is a free, online tutoring program for K12 students, led by volunteers from colleges and universities, currently offered in English and Spanish. We use a mastery-based approach to ensure students advance at their own rate. All our tutors are trained in innovative teaching techniques including inquiry-based learning. anti-bias education, child-centered communication differentiating learning and cultivating a growth mindset. Volunteer professors and math teachers come to observe tutoring sessions and offer feedback and support to the student tutor volunteers. All the tutoring happens in the Mastery Hour zoom room. Students can drop in whenever they need tutoring and are paired with tutors in breakout rooms - or can stay in the main room for study hall (occasionally asking a question as needed). While we're starting with math offered twice a day in our zoom room, we hope to add more subjects and hours until Masteryhour.org is available 24 hours a day for free to any child who needs it.

We pair students with experienced, background-checked teachers based on preferred learning style for 1:1 online tutoring sessions.


Virtual platform connecting grade 10 math students with certified teachers for homework support. Sessions are by virtual whiteboard or phone and run for 20 minutes.


Our program utilizes high-school and college students to assist younger children that don't have the educational support they need to succeed and reach their potential in school. All meetings we hold are virtual as our tutors and students live across the country. Our sessions are usually held on ZOOM, and schedules for sessions are very flexible as they are agreed upon by the parent/guardian of the student and the tutor. We are open to any accommodations or suggestions you may have as a student or a tutor in the future.


Started as a student club at Cornell to provide summer enrichment for urban youth in NYC, now partners with K-12 schools to provide many programs including tutoring.


Easy-to-access tutor connecting sites for parents with students in grades K-12.

We analyze your child's strengths and weaknesses through a free diagnostic test and then create a personalized strategy that will focus on their weak points and teach the tricks of the SAT/ACT.


STEP (Supporting Tutors Engaging Pupils) is a structured tutoring program designed to help build reading and language skills in K-3 students who are below grade level. The goal of STEP is to provide skill-based instruction to improve literacy outcomes by helping students acquire the skills necessary for literacy success.


The sudden switch to virtual learning impacted all K-12 students, the ones whose education was impacted most were elementary and middle schoolers.  Our team saw an opportunity to build a community to teach young students and help older students meet their graduation requirements through Student Power.


The Tennessee Phonics curriculum follows evidenced-based research and was carefully crafted in order to build a solid foundation for preK through grade two early literacy. This supplement uses a systematic and explicit approach to instruction so that all students can gain the foundational skills necessary to become proficient readers. It is accompanied by free online professional learning modules from Student Achievement Partners.

There are two parts to Max: The Max Class, our free resource repository, and Max Services, which provides students with free tutoring and paid essay editing. 


We have successively provided reputable tutoring and test-preparation services to a wide demographic of students and programs for over 10 years. Working with other programs has allowed us to collect extensive data and insight which we have used to create individualized strategies needed to see improvement and achieve student success. We take a comprehensive approach on learning which is constructed through the facilitation of engaging instruction as well as collaboration with teachers, schools, and experienced instructors with proven track records. Our approach consists of implementing research-backed assessments to set a baseline of each student's knowledge, create a learning plan targeting weaknesses following the university/school course goals and state standards, and measure progress through post-assessments, course grades, and course pass rates.


For 21 years and 20 million tutoring sessions, Tutor.com has been partnering with K–12 schools, higher education institutions, libraries, organizations, associations, and the U.S. military to provide learners from elementary school through college, graduate school, and beyond with highly effective, 1-to-1 academic and professional support. Tutor.com is easy to use (no apps to download) and robust enough to provide sophisticated functionality. Through our partner institutions, tens of millions of learners can readily access:

  • 1-to-1, online, on-demand tutoring with fully vetted expert tutors and career coaches in 250+ subjects as well as test-prep areas
  • 24/7 drop-off reviews of writing assignments, math problems, cover letters, and resumes
  • Video lessons for math/ELA and AP® subjects
  • The Princeton Review SAT®/ACT® Essentials with practice tests, drills, video lessons, and detailed score reports
  • The Princeton Review practice tests for GMAT®, GRE®, LSAT®, and MCAT®
  • Practice quizzes for ASVAB, math, science, and English
  • Tutor.com SkillsCenter Resource Library

Learner satisfaction rates attest to the extraordinary level of support that Tutor.com provides. In post-session surveys, 96 percent reported Tutor.com had helped them complete their assignments; 97 percent indicated they would recommend Tutor.com to a friend; and 99 percent said they were glad their institution or organization offered them access to Tutor.com.


The information contained in the Tutoring Database is a compilation of publicly available information and information voluntarily provided by the identified organizations. THIS DATABASE AND ALL ITS CONTENTS ARE PROVIDED AS IS and are for informational purposes only. Neither Brown University nor the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University nor the National Student Support Accelerator make any guarantees, warranties, or representations as to the accuracy or completeness of the database or the information it contains, and none assume any responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions that the database may contain. Use of this database is at the sole and exclusive risk of the user, and neither Brown University, nor the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University, nor the National Student Support Accelerator shall have any liability for any claim, act, or omission arising out of or in connection with the use of the database.

The inclusion of an organization's information in the Tutoring Database does not indicate that Brown University, the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University, the National Student Support Accelerator, or any individual associated with these entities endorse or support that organization. The National Student Support Accelerator includes all tutoring programs it is aware of in the Tutoring Database. In contrast, the Accelerator uses the following inclusion criteria for academic intervention materials. To be included, interventions must: 1) have a randomized control trial or quasi-experimental study, 2) that produced an effect size of +0.20 or greater OR 3) have particularly high-quality instructional materials but do not yet have RCT or QES research.