Elite Prep Arcadia

Since 1987, we’ve been helping students gain admission to the colleges of their dreams by offering exceptional teaching, regular counseling, and our proven curriculum. Schedule a free diagnostic test and consultation today to find out how we can help you.

Monday Closed
Tuesday 12:00pm–8:00pm
Wednesday 12:00pm–8:00pm
Thursday 12:00pm–8:00pm
Friday 12:00pm–8:00pm
Saturday 8:00am–6:00pm
Sunday Closed

Fall 2019 Programs & Schedules

SAT Core +

Elite’s 8-week SAT Core program consists of a weekly practice test and three classes covering reading, writing/ language, and math. Students will review their practice tests with experienced instructors and continue their lessons using Elite's signature curriculum.

Session 1: August 6 – September 28
Targets October 5 Exam

Session 2: September 3 – October 26
Targets November 5 Exam

Session 3: October 8 – November 30
Targets December 7 Exam

Weekly Testing (select one day)
Day Time
Tuesday–Friday 4:00pm–8:00pm
Saturday 8:30am–12:30pm

Weekly Class (select one day)
Day Time
Friday 4:00pm–8:00pm
Saturday 1:30pm–5:30pm

SAT Refresh +

Our 4-week refresher program will reacquaint students with the essential aspects of the SAT in preparation to take the exam once again. This program is recommended for students who have already taken Elite's SAT Core or summer programs.

Session 1: August 3–22
Targets August 24 Exam

Session 2: September 7–28
Targets October 5 Exam

Session 3: October 5–26
Targets November 2 Exam

Session 4: November 9–27
Targets December 7 Exam

Weekly Testing
Day Time
Saturday 8:30am–12:30pm
(additional weekday options available)

Weekly Class
Day Time
Saturday 1:30pm–5:30pm

SAT Subject: Math Level 2 +

This 8-week class is designed to prepare students for the Math Level 2 SAT Subject exam using principles of the TI-89 graphing calculator. In order to enroll in the program, students must have completed Math Analysis or Precalculus in school.

Session 1: August 8 – September 26
Targets October 5 Exam

Session 1 Class
Day Time
Thursday 4:30pm–7:30pm

Session 2: September 7 – October 26
Targets November 2 Exam

Session 2 Class
Day Time
Saturday 10:00am–1:00pm

English Enrichment +

Starts on September 6

Open to 7th–10th grade students, this program familiarizes students with non-fiction literature and strengthens their foundational reading and writing skills. This program is recommended for any students who desire to prepare for the rigor of upper level English classes or standardized testing.

Classes begin September 14 and are ongoing until May.

Weekly Class
Level Day Time
High School (9–10) Saturday 9:30am–12:30pm
Junior High (7–8) Saturday 1:30pm–4:30pm

ACT Program +

Designed to target the pace and content of the ACT exam, Elite's 8-week ACT program consists of a weekly practice test and lecture classes covering the English, Math, Reading, and Science sections of the test.

Session 1: September 3 – October 24
Targets October 26 Exam

Session 2: October 15 – December 7
Targets December 14 Exam

Weekly Testing (select one day)
Day Time
Tuesday–Friday 4:00pm–8:00pm
Saturday 8:30am–12:30pm

Weekly Class
Day Time
Saturday 1:30pm–5:30pm

Elite Premier Tutoring +

Elite Premier Tutoring and Academics Management helps students manage their time and GPA through personalized tutoring in a small-group setting (3 students : 1 teacher) and regular progress meetings with our counselors. The goal of the Premier program is to ensure that students are motivated in their studies and equipped with the necessary skills to become successful individuals in the classroom and beyond.

Available Subjects:

  • SAT
  • ACT
  • AP/Honors Classes
  • PSAT
  • ISEE
  • All School Subjects
Learn more about Elite Premier or contact us for pricing and details.

College Application Services +

College application programs open exclusively to former or current Elite students.

Elite Prep offers a variety of college-consulting services — from comprehensive admissions assistance to targeted help with a specific part of the process — to best fit your needs. You’ll work with an experienced counselor to craft a winning college application package that shines a light on exactly who you are and what you’ve achieved.

College Application Workshop (CAW) Packages

  • Include counselor consultations, writing labs, application workshops, and essay editing appointments
  • Options range from UC-Only to Plus (all inclusive)

College Application Workshop (CAW) Hourly

  • A la carte writing labs, application reviews, and essay editing appointments

Elite Blended Learning +

Grades 9–12 • UC-Approved, For-Credit Courses

Elite Prep is proud to offer fully-accredited, UC-approved online courses through Elite Open School (EOS). Students from 9th to 12th grade can take AP classes through the EOS Blended Learning Program to earn additional class credit toward their GPA.

  • Online AP classes for credit
  • In-person tutoring and support from Elite
  • Official transcripts from Elite Open School


Elite Prep Arcadia Faculty & Staff

Preparation for College.
Learning for Life.

Elite Prep Arcadia provides students in grades 5-12 with a challenging academic environment that promotes personal growth and discipline, develops the knowledge and skills necessary to unlock their academic potential, and ultimately assists them in gaining admission to the colleges and universities of their choice. We serve the communities of Arcadia, San Marino, Temple City, Alhambra, Monterey Park, San Gabriel, Pasadena, South Pasadena, Rosemead, La Canada, La Crescenta, Monrovia, Glendora, El Monte, Glendale, and Rancho Cucamonga.

Female students in test prep class

Personalized SAT Prep, ACT Prep, AP Prep and More

We help students raise their scores on all sorts of standardized tests, including the SAT, ACT, PSAT, AP exams, and SAT Subject Tests. Our test prep curriculum has been carefully developed over the last 30 years and is taught by instructors who are experts in their fields and display the energy and enthusiasm necessary to effectively engage your student.

Male student in tutoring session

Elite Premier Tutoring in Arcadia

Elite Premier Tutoring and Academics Management helps students excel in all school subjects and on all standardized tests. We go beyond traditional tutoring, motivating students and holding them accountable as they progress toward their goals. Our teachers, academic advisors, and branch directors all work together to set the foundation for your student’s success. We’re more than just tutors. We’re your team.

College campus

College Admissions Consulting

Elite Prep offers a variety of college-consulting services—from comprehensive admissions assistance to targeted help with specific parts of the process—to best fit your needs. Your student will work with an experienced counselor and mentor to craft a winning college-application package that shines a light on exactly who they are and what they have achieved.

What Students Are Saying
Elite Prep Test Prep Student Debbie P.

Personalized Care

“I really got a lot of personalized care from my Elite Prep teachers. This is a special place where the teachers really care. Every hour you spend studying for the test is going to benefit you in the future. It will all be worth it in the end!”

Debbie P.
Elite Prep Student
Harvard University

Elite Prep Tutoring Student Neal P.

Learning for Life

“Elite Prep’s SAT Boot Camp really helped my with time-management. I wasn’t very organized and had a hard time keeping up with my work, but Elite really helped me set that straight. Stay focused and you can do great things!”

Neal P.
Elite Prep Student
Stanford University

Elite SAT Prep Student Anna R.

Expert Instructors

“At Elite, I learned to speak up and ask questions. Take advantage of all the opportunities that Elite offers! The teachers are there to guide you through your high school career and get you to where you want to go in the future.”

Anna R.
Elite Prep Student

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