Aspire Education

Aspire is the Bay Area’s leader in providing effective supplemental education programming, having served over 16,000 students over the last 16 years. Through our transformative tutoring program, we empower our students with the skills to become independent, active learners. We work with individual students on a sliding scale and have partnered with dozens of fellow nonprofits to design custom programs for underserved students, from math courses that empower low-income young adults to begin a career in construction to test prep courses that propel high school juniors to become the first in their families to attend college. Perhaps our best-known program is Community Reading Buddies, in which teen volunteers are trained in social-emotional skills to be able to mentor a young reader over the course of an 8-week cycle — leading to an average of four months of reading growth per student.


Age Groups Served
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • High School
Geographical Area Served
  • County Alameda
  • County Contra Costa
  • County Marin
  • County San Francisco
  • County San Mateo
  • County Santa Clara
  • County Solano
Services Offered
  • Academic Support

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