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A Grade Ahead of Central Ohio Online Academies

Areas Served:
Dublin
Columbus
Hilliard
Plain City
Gahanna
Blacklick
New Albany
Reynoldsburg
Westerville
Galena
Powell
Phone Calls:
Monday - Friday: 10am - 8pm

Pickups at Powell Academy:
(10202 Sawmill Pkwy
Powell, OH 43065)
Mon/Wed/Thurs: 10am - 3pm & 4pm - 8pm
Tues/Fri: 4pm - 8pm
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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 with hands-on practice to keep students progressing.

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 Central Ohio

A Grade Ahead of Central Ohio provides academic enrichment to students who live in Dublin, Gahanna, Powell, and the Polaris area. Our unique and effective online classes and structured curriculum are better than traditional tutoring and allow children to improve their grades and confidence in school.

We provide after-school programs in math and English, as well as specific subjects like Algebra, Geometry, and Pre-Kindergarten. Our students receive the same benefits as private tutoring through small class sizes and individualized attention, but at an affordable cost.

Our students come from many central Ohio cities and towns including Dublin, Powell, Upper Arlington, Hilliard, Gahanna, New Albany, Westerville, and Columbus.

Our owners, Parag and Meenal Singhal, love seeing children grow and learn with the A Grade Ahead method: outstanding, challenging curriculum taught in small classes by educated teachers. The proven approach has helped our students reach their dreams. Many have attended and graduated from the college of their choice including The Ohio State University, Case Western Reserve, and Princeton, where they have studied medicine, information technology, law, and other advanced majors.

Are you ready to make your child’s dreams come true? Our central Ohio online academies 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.

1

Assess

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

2

Enroll

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

3

Learn

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

4

Apply

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

5

Reinforce

Your child will complete three days of homework to reinforce the weekly concept.

6

Excel

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

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

Meenal and Parag Singhal, founders of A Grade Ahead, opened their first academy in Dublin, Ohio. Since opening in 2006, the Dublin academy has changed locations three times in order to accommodate its growth. A Grade Ahead of Dublin has paved the way for 30 other A Grade Ahead academies around the country. Meenal and Parag take pride in giving children the gift of education to reach their highest potential, both in and out of the classroom.

“We have enjoyed every bit of the journey from a mom-pop shop to 30+ academies. The most rewarding feeling is knowing that A Grade Ahead has been instrumental in nurturing a true love for learning in the vast majority of our students. There is still a lot to be accomplished and many more students to be reached! ” – Meenal and Parag Singhal