Aspire Education


The mission of Aspire Education is to provide educational mentorship for students throughout the Bay Area.

Program Description:

For nearly 20 years, Aspire has collaborated with fellow Bay Area education nonprofits and schools to design customized programs that empower historically underserved students to reach greater academic results and achievement levels. Tutoring programs take place during the school day in-class or after-school in partnership with other programs (such as Girls Inc or Boys & Girls Club). While many of our programs typically deal with the SAT, ACT, or high school entrance exams, our specialists provide academic support in all subjects.

Type of service
Tutoring Program
Year Started
Headquarter Location (City, State)
Oakland, CA
States of Operation
Operation Locations
Bay Area
Most recent number of students served
Subject Offered
Early Literacy,
English Language Arts (ELA),
Social Studies,
Other subjects
ACT/SAT/high school entrance exams
Grade Levels
1st Grade,
2nd Grade,
3rd Grade,
4th Grade,
5th Grade,
6th Grade,
7th Grade,
8th Grade,
9th Grade,
10th Grade,
11th Grade,
12th Grade,
Post secondary
Languages Offered
English and Spanish.
Race/Ethnicity breakdown of tutors
American Indian or Alaska Native 2%, Asian 27%, Black or African American 20%, Hispanic or Latino 23%, and White 28%.
During School
Out of School
Delivery Mode
Tutor-Student Ratio
1:2, 1:3, 1:4, 1:5
Number of Sessions Per Week
Two days per week, Three days per week, Four days per week
Number of Minutes Per Session
30-45 minutes, 46-60 minutes, 61-90 minutes
Number of Weeks Per Program
7-12 weeks, 13-20 weeks, 20-38 weeks, > 38 weeks
Does your program engage with parents?
Family Engagement Description

Sharing tutoring session content ,Reporting attendance, and Sharing academic progress.

Organization Type
Customer Type
District, Nonprofit, Parent, and School.
Cost to District/ School/ Non-Profit
Type of Tutor
Certified Teacher, Pre-Service Teacher, College/University Student (e.g. any college/university student who is not a pre-service teacher)
Randomized controlled trial (RCT) study conducted?
Quasi-experimental (QED) study conducted?
Contact Name
Kathleen Mautner

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