2001: Start of the program
Over 29,000: Number of students who have benefited
33: Number of Enrichment Academies nationwide
Grades for programs: Pre-kindergarten through high school
Courses available for study: Math, English, science, and enrichment camps
Curriculum updates: Conducted annually based upon research and best practices
Teacher qualifications: All instructors have minimum of three years of college (most have at least a Bachelor’s degree); receive specialized A Grade Ahead training
Teacher evaluations: Teacher evaluations occur once every 3-6 months
Connecticut: Farmington, Manchester, Rocky Hill
Florida: Carollwood, Lutz, Oldsmar, New Tampa
Illinois: Aurora/Naperville, Schaumburg
Iowa: Des Moines
New Jersey: Edison, Parsippany, Plainsboro, Warren
North Carolina: Waxhaw
Ohio: Avon, Central Ohio, Mason
Tennessee: Franklin, Mt. Juliet
Texas: Frisco, Little Elm
Students in 44 states plus Canada
18,000 students and counting
Parag and Meenal Singhal first started MathWizard, which began with just a math program.
MathWizard introduced an English program.
The first MathWizard enrichment academy opened in Dublin, OH.
The Powell and Polaris academies opened in Ohio.
The Gahanna academy opened.
The MathWizard headquarters moved from the Singhals’ basement to the Powell academy. MathWizard began partnerships opening a new academy in Parsippany, NJ.
MathWizard opened new academies in Aurora, Schaumburg, and Lawrenceville.
The Naperville academy opened.
MathWizard began opening franchises with the first being in New Tampa, FL.
The Louisville and Hoboken academies opened as franchises.
The Mason, OH academy opened as a corporate-owned academy.
Franchises in Avon, Carrollwood, and Portland opened.
MathWizard began offering a science program for 3rd through 5th grades.
MathWizard began rebranding and decided to change the name to A Grade Ahead.
MathWizard began offering grading services to students.
Academies in Lutz, Oldsmar, Rocky Hill, Manchester, Franklin, Smyrna, and Brandon opened.
The English program extended to include High School English.
MathWizard started to offer enrichment camps taught by its teachers.
Academies opened in Edison, Bear, Northborough, Warren, and Grayson.
MathWizard officially changed its name to A Grade Ahead.
A Grade Ahead opened a new academy in Frisco, TX.
Hands-on learning activities were added to the curriculum.
A parent portal was launched for all parents.
A Grade Ahead opened new academies in Hopkinton, MA and Waxhaw, NC.
A Grade Ahead of Mason, OH became a franchise.
A Grade Ahead began offering online testing.
A new website was launched.
Academies opened in Farmington, CT and Little Elm, TX.
A Grade Ahead began implementing its blended learning program to 2nd and 5th graders, with plans to expand to more students in the future.
A Grade Ahead rolls out additional grades in its blended learning program: English - 3rd, 4th, and 6th, Math - Grades 3rd, 4th, Pre-Algebra 1, and Pre-Algebra 2.