Elite Prep Irvine–Northwood

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 SAT practice test and consultation today to find out how we can help you.

 
 
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Monday 12:00pm–8:00pm
Tuesday 12:00pm–8:00pm
Wednesday 12:00pm–8:00pm
Thursday 12:00pm–8:00pm
Friday 12:00pm–8:00pm
Saturday 8:30am–5:00pm
Sunday Closed

Fall 2019 Programs & Schedules

SAT Prep +

Starts on August 26

Oct Test Track: Aug 26 – Sep 28 (5 weeks)

Nov Test Track: Oct 7 – Oct 26 (3 weeks)

Dec Test Track: Nov 4 – Nov 30 (4 weeks)

Elite’s SAT program consists of a weekly practice test and four classes covering reading, math, writing and essay. Students review the practice test with experienced instructors and continue their learning through a series of lessons.

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

Weekly Class (select one day)
Day Time
Friday 4:00pm–8:00pm
Saturday AM 8:30am–12:30pm
Saturday PM 1:00pm–5:00pm

ACT Prep +

Starts on August 12

Sep Test Track: Aug 12 – Sep 7 (4 weeks)

Oct Test Track: Sep 21 – Oct 19 (5 weeks)

Dec Test Track: Nov 11 – Dec 7 (6 weeks)

Our series of rigorous, comprehensive lessons is specifically designed to give students the tools they need to succeed on the ACT. Each week, students take one full-length practice test, followed by 4 hours of in-class test review and instruction.

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

Weekly Class
Day Time
Saturday 1:00pm–5:00pm

Pre-SAT/ACT English & Writing +

Grades 9 & 10 • Starts Sep 7

Session 1: Sep 7 – Oct 19 (7 weeks)

Session 2: Oct 26 – Dec 7 (7 weeks)

This course is designed for students who want to get a head start on preparing for the PSAT/SAT and ACT. Students read nonfiction books and articles with essay lessons. The class is supplemented with vocabulary and grammar work to enhance students’ reading and writing skills. Students will take one PSAT and one ACT practice test each session.

Weekly Class (choose one day)
Day Time
Saturday AM 9:50am–12:30pm
Saturday PM 1:00pm–3:40pm

SAT Subject Test Prep +

Starts on September 6

Nov Test Track: Sep 6 – Oct 25 (8 weeks)

This course is designed to prepare students to take the November 2 Math Level 2 exam. Each course consists of a weekly one-hour practice test and a two-hour lecture. Students must take the weekly practice exam before attending class.

Math Level 2 Class
Day Time
Friday 6:00pm–8:00pm

Elite Jr. English & Math +

Grades 6–8

Power English – Monthly Book Club
September Book Club: Sep 7–28
October Book Club: Oct 5–26
November Book Club: Nov 2–23

Elite Jr.’s Power English class provides students the opportunity to read a fiction or nonfiction book with the guidance of our experienced book club instructor. While reading through the book each week, students will go over Elite’s Power English curriculum, which includes lessons on reading comprehension, grammar, vocabulary, essay writing and much more.

Power English 1
Day Time
Saturday 10:30am–12:30pm

Power English 2
Day Time
Saturday 1:00pm–3:00pm

ISEE & SSAT Prep

Elite offers assistance to middle school students in preparation for the ISEE and SSAT. If you are interested in our ISEE and SSAT program, schedule a free consultation with us to inquire about our classes.

Elite Premier Tutoring +

Elite Premier Tutoring and Academics Management helps students manage their time and GPA and guides them to independently pursue academic success through:

  • Consultation & Goal-Setting
  • Personalized Tutoring
  • College Guidance
  • Academic Advising

The goal of the Elite Premier program is to ensure that students are motivated in their studies and to equip them with the necessary skills to become responsible, goaloriented individuals going into college and beyond.

Elite Premier subjects include:

  • Test Prep: SAT, ACT, SAT Subject Tests, AP, ISEE, SSAT
  • Math: Integrated Math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2, Precalculus, AP Calculus AB/BC, AP Statistics
  • English: English, English Literature, British Literature, Composition
  • History: U.S., World, European
  • Science: Biology, Chemistry, Physics
  • Power English Book Club
Learn more about Elite Premier or contact us for pricing and details.

Computer Science: Python +

Grades 8–11

Fall Session: Sep 21 – Nov 9 (8 weeks)

Elite’s Computer Science Portfolio program helps students develop impressive portfolios to include in their internship and college applications. Each class is approximately 8 weeks long. Student will receive a certificate of completion from Elite after completing the Python course. Laptop required.

Fall Program • Intro to Computer Science: Python
Day Time
Saturday 10:00am–12:00pm

Upcoming Programs

  • Web Design: Resume & Portfolio Building
  • Intro to Mobile Application Using Python
  • Mobile Game Development

Online Credit Courses +

Elite Open School’s digital curriculum maintains the rigors of college preparatory courses while providing the flexibility of an online education. In our virtual learning environment, students have access to educational and technical support throughout the year.

  • Year-round courses (Core Subjects, AP, Foreign Languages, and Electives)
  • Gradebook Accessible 24 hours a day
  • Interactive, Stimulating, Online Curriculum
  • One-on-One Instruction with Credentialed Teachers
  • Virtual Teacher Support
Credit Recovery Courses

Recovery classes are specially designed for students who need to retake a class for credit. Using prescriptive testing techniques, recovery classes are tailored to the individual student’s needs based on skills already mastered. All of our classes can be taken for credit recovery.


Winter 2019-20 Programs & Schedules

SAT Winter Boot Camp +

Targeting March 14 Test

Elite’s SAT Winter Boot Camp is an intensive preparation course held over eight days during the winter break followed by nine weekend sessions leading up to the March 14 exam. Students take a full-length SAT practice test and then attend classes in Reading, Writing & Language, Math and Essay.

SAT 1500 Winter Break Classes • Dec 23 – Jan 4
Date Session Time
Mon, Dec 23 Test 1:00pm–5:00pm
Thu, Dec 26 Review 1:00pm–5:00pm
Fri, Dec 27 Test 1:00pm–5:00pm
Sat, Dec 28 Review 1:00pm–5:00pm
Mon, Dec 30 Test 1:00pm–5:00pm
Thu, Jan 2 Review 1:00pm–5:00pm
Fri, Jan 3 Test 1:00pm–5:00pm
Sat, Jan 4 Review 1:00pm–5:00pm

Spring Extension Classes • Jan 11 – Mar 7 (9 weeks)

Option 1: Winter Break + Extension

Option 2: Winter Break Only




SAT Essential Winter Break Classes • Dec 23 – Jan 4
Date Session Time
Mon, Dec 23 Test 8:30am–12:30pm
Thu, Dec 26 Review 8:30am–12:30pm
Fri, Dec 27 Class 8:30am–12:30pm
Sat, Dec 28 Class 8:30am–12:30pm
Mon, Dec 30 Test 8:30am–12:30pm
Thu, Jan 2 Review 8:30am–12:30pm
Fri, Jan 3 Class 8:30am–12:30pm
Sat, Jan 4 Class 8:30am–12:30pm

Spring Extension Classes • Jan 11 – Mar 7 (9 weeks)

Option 1: Winter Break + Extension

Option 2: Winter Break Only

ACT Winter Boot Camp +

Targeting February 8 Test

For students aiming for the February 8 ACT exam, Elite’s ACT Winter Boot Camp offers a rigorous preparation course. Students take full-length ACT practice tests and attend classes in Reading, Writing and Language with Essay, and Math & Science. After winter break, the 4-week extension continues until the week of the exam.

ACT Winter Break Classes • Dec 23 – Jan 4
Date Session Time
Mon, Dec 23 Test 1:00pm–5:00pm
Thu, Dec 26 Review 1:00pm–5:00pm
Fri, Dec 27 Test 1:00pm–5:00pm
Sat, Dec 28 Review 1:00pm–5:00pm
Mon, Dec 30 Test 1:00pm–5:00pm
Thu, Jan 2 Review 1:00pm–5:00pm
Fri, Jan 3 Test 1:00pm–5:00pm
Sat, Jan 4 Review 1:00pm–5:00pm

Spring Extension Classes • Jan 11 – Feb 1 (4 weeks)

Option 1: Winter Break + Extension

Option 2: Winter Break Only

PSAT 10 Winter Boot Camp +

Grade 10

Elite’s PSAT 10 Winter Boot Camp is an intensive preparation course held over a period of 8 days during the two-week winter break. This course is designed for students who want to get a head start on preparing for the spring PSAT 10. Classes in Reading, Writing/Essay, Vocabulary, and Math are taught at a pace suitable for sophomores in high school.

PSAT 10 Winter Break Classes • Dec 23 – Jan 4
Date Session Time
Mon, Dec 23 Test 8:30am–12:30pm
Thu, Dec 26 Review 8:30am–12:30pm
Fri, Dec 27 Class 8:30am–12:30pm
Sat, Dec 28 Class 8:30am–12:30pm
Mon, Dec 30 Test 8:30am–12:30pm
Thu, Jan 2 Review 8:30am–12:30pm
Fri, Jan 3 Class 8:30am–12:30pm
Sat, Jan 4 Class 8:30am–12:30pm

Shakespeare Camp +

Classical Literature: Shakespeare Camp • Grades 8 & 9

Studying the work of William Shakespeare helps students become familiar with one of the most important writers in the English language and gives them a head start on vocabulary, self- expression, problem solving, and advanced language skills. Students will study Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.

December 26, 27, 28 & January 2, 3, 4 (6 days)

9:30am–12:30pm

Coding Classes +

All Grades

Is your student interested in computer science? How can a student’s passion for coding be confirmed? How do you build a strong college application? Boost college application with coding grades, credits, and transcripts!

  • Computing Ideas
  • HTML/CSS/Bootstrap
  • Computer Science: Javascript
  • Intro to Computer Science: Python
  • AP Computer Science Principles
  • AP Computer Science A (JAVA)

Lab Sessions
Day Time
Saturday 10:00am–12:00pm

Elite Premier Tutoring +

Elite Premier Tutoring and Academics Management helps students manage their time and GPA and guides them to independently pursue academic success through:

  • Consultation & Goal-Setting
  • Personalized Tutoring
  • College Guidance
  • Academic Advising

The goal of the Elite Premier program is to ensure that students are motivated in their studies and to equip them with the necessary skills to become responsible, goaloriented individuals going into college and beyond.

Elite Premier subjects include:

  • Test Prep: SAT, ACT, SAT Subject Tests, AP, ISEE, SSAT
  • Math: Integrated Math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2, Precalculus, AP Calculus AB/BC, AP Statistics
  • English: English, English Literature, British Literature, Composition
  • History: U.S., World, European
  • Science: Biology, Chemistry, Physics
Learn more about Elite Premier or contact us for pricing and details.

Elite Prep Irvine–Northwood Faculty & Staff

 
 
Preparation for College.
Learning for Life.

Elite Prep Irvine–Northwood 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 Irvine, Tustin, Santa Ana, Orange, and all southern Orange County.

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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.

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Elite Premier Tutoring in Irvine–Northwood

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
 
 
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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

 
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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
Caltech

 
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