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A Grade Ahead of Carrollwood • Virtual Academy

Areas Served:
Lake Magdalene
Citrus Park
Business Hours:
Monday: 4pm - 8pm
Tuesday: 4pm - 8pm
Wednesday: 4pm - 8pm
Thursday: 4pm - 8pm
Friday: 4pm - 8pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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After–School Enrichment Classes in Math and English — Now Online!

Better than tutoring, we offer academic enrichment through our virtual academy with online classes.

Outstanding Curriculum

A pragmatic approach using traditional paper & pencil learning blended with interactive, online exercises.

Weekly Online Classes

Unlike tutoring, a proper lesson is taught each week.

Small Class Sizes

No more than 8 students per teacher ensures individualized attention.

About A Grade Ahead of Carrollwood

A Grade Ahead of Carrollwood, Florida provides academic enrichment, which is better than traditional tutoring, to help all students improve their grades and confidence. Our after-school classes in math and English are taught by educated teachers and offer specific subjects like Algebra, Geometry, and Pre-Kindergarten. A Grade Ahead students receive the same benefits as private tutoring through small class sizes and individualized attention, at an affordable cost.

Our online tutoring academy in the Carrollwood, Florida area serves children from Carrollwood, Lake Magdalene, Northdale, University, and Citrus Park. We serve students who attend Hillsborough County Public Schools and other local schools.

A Grade Ahead of Carrollwoods’s owner, Yamini Thakur, owns three online learning academies in the Tampa area that help provide academic enrichment to local students. She is leading children to a better academic future by using the A Grade Ahead method: teaching small groups of students with a challenging curriculum each week. This proven approach is having positive results. Many of our younger children are advancing beyond their peers, scoring high on standardized tests, and winning awards at Math Kangaroo. Some of our older students are beginning to graduate and are attending excellent colleges like the University of Florida, University of South Florida, and Florida State University.

Are you ready to make your child’s dreams come true? Our Carrollwood, Florida online enrichment academy can help!

Our Process

Getting ahead in today’s world can be tough. It is not enough to have a basic understanding of concepts, and rote memorization will only get you so far. That’s why at A Grade Ahead, your child will work to achieve a deep understanding of educational concepts and learn how to think critically and problem-solve.



An assessment will determine your child’s strengths and areas of opportunities.



Register your child for weekly classes with your local enrichment academy.



Your child will learn a new skill each week through a traditional lesson taught by the teacher.



Concepts are applied to real-world situations using hands-on activities, word problems, and exercises.



Your child will log into AGA Online to complete interactive exercises, reinforcing the weekly concept.



As your child progresses, you will see positive results in their homework, school, and everyday lives.

Our Curriculum

Reinforces essential skills

Promotes critical thinking and problem-solving skills

Applies concepts to real-world problems

Challenges and rewards

Prepares for standardized testing

Aligns with national standards

Combines the traditional and online learning in the most effective manner via our unique proprietary blended approach

  • Numerical Fluency
  • Skills Practice
  • Word Problems
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Comprehension
  • Writing
  • Number Sense
  • Counting
  • Handwriting
  • Phonics
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Meet The Owners

As a mother of two, Yamini Thakur, owner of A Grade Ahead academies in Carrollwood, Lutz and Oldsmar, wanted to open an academy to benefit her children and the children in her community. Yamini is originally from New Delhi, India, but as a Florida resident, Yamini helps the families in her community by offering an enrichment program that leads children to a better academic future.

“After comparing other after-school enrichment programs with A Grade Ahead, I knew what I needed to do. A Grade Ahead is leading our children to a better future!”– Yamini Thakur