Parent Engagement

Randomized controlled trial study conducted?

Hill Learning Center Reading Achievement Program

Mission
We transform students with learning differences into confident, independent learners.
Program Description
Hill Learning Center provides students and educators with the instruction, tools, and support they need to succeed in school, and in life. We serve students directly, and share the evidence based practices implemented in our school with educators everywhere via the Hill Learning System and educator professional development. Our signature program is HillRAP (Reading Achievement Program.) Hill Tutoring serves families with both individual tutoring and small-group classes that are built upon research, individualized instruction, and successful teaching techniques.
Type of service
Tutoring Program
Year Started
1977
Headquarter Location (City, State)
Durham, NC
States of Operation
North Carolina
Most recent number of students served
2503
Subject Offered
English Language Arts (ELA),
Math,
Reading,
Other
Other subjects
Executive Function
Grade Levels
Kindergarten,
1st Grade,
2nd Grade,
3rd Grade,
4th Grade,
5th Grade,
6th Grade,
7th Grade,
8th Grade,
9th Grade,
10th Grade,
11th Grade,
12th Grade
Setting
Out of School
Delivery Mode
Blended
In-Person
Virtual
Student-Tutor Ratio
1:1 or small group of no more than 4 students.
Number of Minutes Per Session
30-45
Number of Weeks Per Program
Based on client need.
Does your program engage with parents?
Yes
Family Engagement Description
Regular reports and updates of progress and monthly free community education events.
Organization Type
Nonprofit
Customer Type
Parent
School
Student
Cost to District/ School/ Non-Profit
Varies depending on size of the project and philanthropic dollars
Cost to Student
$50-$75 per hour
Type of Tutor
Teacher
Randomized controlled trial (RCT) study conducted?
No
Quasi-experimental (QED) study conducted?
Yes
QED effect size
0.55-0.78, each component of the lesson was measured independently
Contact
Beth Anderson, Executive Director

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