Waxhaw tutoring territory map

A Grade Ahead of Waxhaw • Virtual Academy

Areas Served:
Fort Mill
Monday: 5:30-7:30PM
Tuesday: 5:30-7:30PM
Wednesday: 5:30-7:30PM
Thursday: 5:30-7:30PM
Friday: 5:30-7:30PM
Saturday: 9:30AM-12:30PM
Sunday: Closed
Are you in our territory? Enter your zip code to check.

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 Waxhaw

A Grade Ahead of Waxhaw, North Carolina 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 Waxhaw, North Carolina area serves children from Waxhaw, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, Union, and Fort Mill. Some of the school districts we serve include Union County Public Schools, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Fort Mill School District, and others.

A Grade Ahead of Waxhaw’s owner, Bharathi Balaji, is proud to put her education degrees to use in her academy. She provides academic enrichment using the A Grade Ahead method with a challenging curriculum taught in small groups by educated teachers. This proven approach has helped our students reach their academic goals. Many of the younger children are advancing beyond their peers, scoring high on standardized tests, and winning awards at Math Kangaroo. The older students are beginning to graduate and attend prestigious colleges where they study medicine, engineering, and other advanced majors.

Are you ready to make your child’s dreams come true? Our Waxhaw, North Carolina 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.



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
Curious about our material?
Get a sample instantly!

Meet The Owners

Bharathi Balaji, born in Bangalore India, has made Charlotte her family’s home for the past 3 years. Before moving to sunny North Carolina, Bharathi and her family lived in New Jersey for 15 years. Earning a master’s degree in education, Bharathi became a Montessori teacher and understands the importance of hands-on learning and real-world application to her students. After seeing her own children excel in A Grade Ahead’s Enrichment at Home program, Bharathi knew that opening her own academy would fulfill her need as an educator to see children excel and grow within academics and self-confidence.

“I had a number of chances to pursue other fields, but I chose education because it is a key foundation for a better society.”– Bharathi Balaji, Academy Owner