Academics

Tutoring

At Denver Academy, we pride ourselves on differentiated learning to support each student's learning style. In addition to this unique approach in each classroom, we are happy to offer tutoring services to both Denver Academy students and those attending other schools. Learn more about our tutoring and academic coaching options below.

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  • Orton-Gillingham Tutoring

    Year-Round Orton Gillingham Tutoring
    This multi-sensory phonics-based program is designed for students who have difficulties with reading, spelling, and writing most commonly associated with dyslexia. Experienced Denver Academy trained instructors will provide one-on-one tutoring utilizing the Orton-Gillingham approach to reading. Tutoring includes: 
    • Direct, systematic and sequential instruction of the Orton-Gillingham approach, individualized for the student
    • All teachers 40 + hours trained
    • Spelling and reading review of sounds and words; spelling and reading new concepts and applying these skills in reading a book or passage
    A $95 pre-assessment of current achievement levels is required to determine the proper starting point of lessons. Current educational testing can be substituted for pre-assessment. 

    The minimum commitment for the student is 20 hours of tutoring (4-5 days a week).

    Summer Orton-Gillingham Reading Intervention
    Denver Academy’s approach using the Orton-Gillingham method is used in this one-on-one reading intervention. Phonemic awareness and general language ability are strengthened. Additional hour-long pre-assessment required.

    Fee: $1,900 for 20-hour Intensive + $95 pre-assessment
    Current educational testing can be substituted for pre-assessment. 
     
  • Year-Round Academic Coaching

    The academic coach will tutor and support in specific content areas such as intermediate to advanced reading, comprehension, writing, intermediate to advance, spelling, executive functioning, science and math, study skills, and homework help.
    • Individualized academic coaching will enhance the student's knowledge in needed content areas
    • All grade levels
    • All tutors are DA-Trained
    • Follows/corresponds to Denver Academy approach for delivery of content and/or skills and strategy development
Available Academic Coaching Subject Areas
  • Writing (Basic Skills – Research Papers)
  • Reading 
  • Math (Basic Skills, Pre-Algebra – Algebra, Trig, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus and
  • Statistics)
  • Executive Functioning (Note Taking, Calendar Skills, Organizing, Prioritizing, Planning and Study Skills)
  • Science (All science-based curriculum available.)
  • Spanish
Tutoring is available for students in grades 1 to 12. 
Tutoring Pricing Information*

Orton-Gillingham Tutoring Academic Coaching for academic subjects
$95 per hour
$105 for mileage to the off-campus location
$85 per hour
$95 for mileage to an off-campus location
 
These prices are for on-campus tutoring. Location mileage will incur an extra fee of $10.

*Current Denver Academy must hire DA tutors through DA. The school will provide a contract for tutoring. Non-DA students must also hire DA tutors through DA for billing purposes, even if tutoring happens off campus.

Tutoring Services Contact

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