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A Grade Ahead of Polaris (Online Academy)

Areas Served:
Columbus
Westerville
Galena
Phone Calls:
Monday: 10am - 8pm
Tuesday: 10am - 8pm
Wednesday: 10am - 8pm
Thursday: 10am - 8pm
Friday: 10am - 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 Polaris

A Grade Ahead of Polaris in Columbus, Ohio 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 virtual tutoring academy in the Polaris area of Columbus, Ohio serves children from Westerville, Galena, and Columbus. Some of the school districts we serve include Westerville City Schools, Olentangy Local School District, Big Walnut Local School District, Columbus City Schools, and others.

Our owners, Parag and Meenal Singhal, love seeing children grow and learn with the A Grade Ahead method: outstanding, challenging curriculum taught in small classrooms 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 Polaris-area academy in central Ohio online 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.

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 A Grade Ahead of Polaris in 2007. Like most parents, Meenal and Parag wanted to ensure that their children were building strong foundational and critical thinking skills that would enable them to excel in school and in life. Meenal and Parag take pride in giving children the gift of education and striving to reach their highest potential, both in and out of the classroom. A Grade Ahead of Polaris has educated 617 of students since opening their doors and continues to grow to help children reach their highest academic potential.

“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