K-12 Tutoring in All Subjects


    1-to-1 · Experienced Educators · Homeschool Support · Enrichment Courses

    Schedule an AT-HOME or ONLINE session today!


    For a FREE, personalized consultation on how to make home tutoring work for you, please email info@thetutorboost.com or call 310-907-6532.

    "The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil." - Emerson

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    Experienced teachers

    The Tutor Boost was founded by teachers with extensive classroom experience in innovative California schools. Our founders have over 30 years of combined experience working as educators.


    We are well-informed and thoroughly knowledgeable regarding the educational needs of today's students and state standards.


    We firmly believe every child can achieve academic success with the right support.

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    Grades K-12

    Our outstanding tutors teach in the convenience of your home or local library.


    All subjects, including homework help, test prep, SAT, ACT, HSPT, ISEE, CHSPE, study skills & organization, individual enrichment courses, ESL, home school lessons


    We have a dynamic team of distinguished tutors. All tutors are highly educated and well-screened.

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    After school programs

    We pair great activities with fabulous instructors to make learning fun. Contact us for course offerings, including yoga and creative writing.

  • Full range of subjects

    We offer individual tutoring for all K-12 subjects, including math, English, social studies, languages, science, essay writing, creative writing, literature, vocabulary building, grammar, spelling, study skills, ESL, home school lessons, test prep for standardized tests including the SAT, ACT, HSPT, ISEE, CHSPE, and college applications & essays.


    Tutors meet at your home or the local library; no driving obligations for parents. Tutoring hours are flexible to coordinate with your child's schedule. Billing is monthly.  We serve the South Bay, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Beverly Hills, and the Greater Los Angeles Area.


    At The Tutor Boost, we are not only committed to providing bright, gifted tutors, but also to finding the right personality match to fit with your child's learning style. Tutors meet high standards, both educationally and personally. They are selected with care and each contributes his/her own unique expertise. Our enthusiastic tutors teach with a compassionate and empowering approach, paying attention to the individual needs of each student.


    If your child has gaps in his/her educational history, we can arrange reinforcement of grade appropriate skills. If your child could use a challenge, we provide advanced enrichment courses.  We collaborate to develop a teaching plan that meets the learning style and needs of your child. Your child's progress update will be sent monthly.


    We pair great activities with fabulous instructors to make learning fun. Contact us for course offerings, including yoga/mindfulness/study skills, creative writing, high school prep, college prep and more.


    At The Tutor Boost, we believe that a well-rounded, solid academic education keeps future options open for students. Young people with a quality educational background that they feel confident about are better prepared to thrive wherever their dreams may lead them. It is our mission to support children in their academic pursuits. We help students set and reach their goals. We resolutely believe that, with the proper support, every child can succeed. Some just need a boost!​

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    Sara McCabe

    Education Director

    Ms. McCabe was appointed Dean of Students for one of the finest schools in San Francisco, The Adda Clevenger School. As Head of the Math Department and Lead Teacher, she worked in curriculum development and teacher training. She also worked at Northwestern University's Ethnographic Field School. Sara has over 15 years of experience teaching a range of ages in both San Francisco and Los Angeles. She graduated with honors from the University of Colorado and received her MA from Northwestern University.

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    Patricia Phillips

    Academic Advisor

    Through her tenure as Head of the English Department and High School Admissions Advisor at The Adda Clevenger School, one of San Francisco's most prestigious schools, Mrs. Phillips has vast knowledge of state standards. Her teaching experience began over 20 years ago in Washington, D.C. Patti's expertise includes training teachers and the school admissions process. She completed her BA at Columbia University.

  • Our service is built on

    our excellent referrals

    We are highly recommended by school administrators, teachers, parents, and students.


    "Growing numbers of families are choosing the ultimate in private school: bringing teachers into their own homes."

    --The New York Times

    "It is with the utmost confidence that I recommend The Tutor Boost tutoring service. Their tutors are professional and efficient."

    — Mr. George Nearon, Vice Principal

    "I'm impressed by your innovative work with the students. Thank you for the workshop. Excellent job!"

    — Mr. David Truby, High School English Teacher

    "I am moved by the amount of care that went into helping my daughter. I would recommend The Tutor Boost tutoring for any child."

    — Mrs. Rita Miller, parent

    "Because of The Tutor Boost test prep, my son improved his test scores. Our tutor was instrumental in getting our son into his top school. We are forever grateful for your help."

    — Mr. Brian Weisberger, parent

    "I used to think I would always be the worst student in my class. Now, I made the Honor Roll."

    — Jennifer, grade 7

    "College is great! Stanford is great! I couldn't have made it here without you!"

    — Mark, freshman

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