Partner with A Grade Ahead to keep your students learning!
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 complete three days of homework to reinforce the weekly concept.
As your child progresses, you will see positive results in their homework, school, and everyday lives.
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
A Grade Ahead of Des Moines is owned and operated by Kumar Melam, Pani Baruri, and Shrikar Somayajula. These three partners wanted to bring their love of education to the Des Moines community by opening an enrichment academy. With master’s degrees in business administration and finance, the owners agree that they owe their success to their dedication to education. They have strong roots in the Des Moines, Waukee, Johnston area and have the best interests of your children in their heart.
“Education is the key to a successful future, and because of the curriculum here at A Grade Ahead of Des Moines, we are able to lead our students to their highest academic potential.”– Kumar Melam, Pani Baruri, and Shrikar Somayajula
“The balance between numericals and word problems is great. My daughter loved numericals initially and her favorite is word problems!! Overall is a nice, well built curriculum!!”
“Word problems are helping my kids to analyze better.”
“Personal attention. Has created a homework pattern.”
“Curriculum is very helpful.”