A Grade Ahead of Schaumburg

1017 West Golf Road
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
(Adjacent To JaiHind Grocery Store)
Monday: 5pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday: 5pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 5pm - 8:30 pm
Friday: 5pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

After–School Enrichment Classes in Math and English! Now Online!

Partner with A Grade Ahead to keep your students learning!

Accelerated Learning

Fundamental and critical thinking skills to enhance progress over time

Weekly Online Classes

Unlike tutoring, a proper lesson is taught each week

Educated Teachers

A teacher, not a tutor, helps your child reach academic success

Small Class Sizes

No more than 8 students to 1 teacher ensures individualized attention

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 classroom sessions at 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.

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

Meet The Owners

Hema Venkat and Shiv Dorai were born and raised in India. Though they had quite different interests, they were both very passionate about education. After enjoying a successful career in the field of Information Technology for over 15 years, Hema decided to devote her time and effort to helping students in her community reach their full academic potential by opening and operating A Grade Ahead of Schaumburg in partnership with Shiv. Their academic research and professional experience led them to see the tremendous value of the A Grade Ahead teaching method and the rich curriculum it offers.

“We love seeing the impact that A Grade Ahead has had on the children in our academy. Seeing our students gain confidence in the subject and make great strides is very rewarding!”– Hema Venkat & Shiv Dorai