KEC Academy offers various programs to help grades K-12 students on their academic studies, extra curriculum activities, college applications, high school applications, summer activities, and etc.

All these programs can be tuaght either one-on-one or in group lesson. Most of these programs can also be given online. Please feel free to contact us for more details whenever you need.

SAT/PSAT/ACT Program
      The SAT/PSAT/ACT course is consisted of three classes: Math, Verbal, and Reading & Writing. The Verbal class includes SAT vocabulary and reading comprehension. The Reading & Writing class includes grammar, essay, and literature. This course covers all the topics that will be tested in the official SAT test, such as sentence completion, short and long passage reading comprehension, grammar, writing, and etc. Students will also learn the preparation strategies and testing skills. Every year, we have SAT class students being accepted by top colleges, such as Ivy League Collges. This course is offered in fall (about 14 weeks on weekends), spring (about 20 weeks on weekends), and summer (about 6-8 weeks on weekdays). An intensive 25 hours SAT/ACT prep course is also available.

SAT Subject Program
      About 6 weeks before the official SAT Subject test, KEC Academy offers an intensive prep course for Biology, Chemistry, Math, and Physics respectively. There will be 5 classes for each SAT Subject course, 3 hours per class. There will be two mock tests, 4 practice tests, and topic related homework. One will be given in the first class and the other one will be given in the last class. Since the course will cover all the topics that will be tested in official test, it is really a great help to students. Most of our students have their scores improved more than 100 points after taking these courses. Many students even received perfect score or near perfect score in the official test.

K- 8 Reading & Writing Program (including SSAT/ISEE)
      This R/W course will focus on the development of students' reading & writing skills appropriate for each grade level. Throughout the course, the teaching will include lessons on grammar, topic sentences, novels and literature reading, paragraph writing, the elements of description and dialogue, the story line, the structure and organization of an essay, peer reviews of writing, sample essay analysis, and so on. We also provide great SSAT/ISEE test prep classes or tutoring for the students who want to apply private schools.

K- 8 English Language Art Program (including SSAT/ISEE)
      This English course will focus on systematic vocabulary development and critical reading appropriate for each grade level. The vocabulary part includes word roots, prefix and suffix, sentence completions, word exercises, and etc. Students use the knowledge of word origins and word relationships, as well as historical and literary context cluess, to determinee the meaning of specialized vocabulary and to understand the precise meaning of the reading. The critical reading part includes passage-based reading, reading comprehension, reading strategies, and so on. Students will learn how to describe and connect the essential ideas, arguments, and perspectives of the text by using the knowledge of text structure, organization, and purpose.

K- 8 Math Program (including SSAT/ISEE)
      The goal of the Mathematics course is for all of our students to understand and like the mathematics they are studying. The classes will focus on math concepts, math concept understanding, the process of learning mathematics, problem-solving (investigating, conjecturing, predicting, analyzing and verifying), presentation or explaination using math language, math skills and strategies. The curricula will be appropriate to each grade level, including numbers, operations, percent, variables, averages, signed numbers, pre-algebra, algebra I, geometry, sets, sequences, basic 3-D geometry, probability, verbal questions, and etc. Students are often challenged through a variety of math concepts and techniques.

3 - 8 Math Olympiads Program
      Math Olympiads program was created in 1977. Its goals are to stimulate enthusiasm and a love for Mathematics, develop Mathematical flexibility in problem solving, strengthen Mathematical intuition, foster Mathematical creativity and ingenuity, and provide for the satisfaction, joy, and thrill of meeting challenges. This course will tailor the teaching materials to meet the students' grade level.

Language (Chinese & Spanish) Program
      In today's globalization, it becomes more important than ever for a preson to be able to know more than one language. KEC Academy takes this fact and provides classes for the students who want to study Chinese or Spanish. One of the best ways to learn a language is to create a language immerse environment. Our qualified teachers are native Chinese or Spanish speakers and can provide academic challenges to our lovely students.

Private Tutoring
      KEC private tutoring program provides individualized, self-paced academic instruction in a positive and caring environment. Whether you need help in Math, English, Writing, or Science, or whether you are an elementary student or a high school student, we have the right tutor for you. Our tutors have many years' experience and are highly qualified in their respective subjects. They will help you with your school work, problem solving, study skills/tricks, test prep, etc. so that you can meet your goal successfuly.

Summer Program
      Every summer, there will be summer programs for K-12 students. Middle school and high school students usually have a 6-8 weeks program with more academic study, while K-5 grade students normally have a 9-10 weeks program with more fun activities.
      The study abroad summer program is designed for oversea students who are interested in learning more details about US education and would like to spend portion of summer vacation in the US.

College/Secondary School Application
      We provide personalized college admission counseling and professional advice through the college search and application process. Our counselors can help students prepare and reach deadlines through their entire college application process. They will evaluate and identify each student's specific needs,  recommend or suggest colleges that are right match, assist students in creating college essays and personal statement that will make an impact, help students highlight their best selves to colleges, create impressive records using academics, extra curriculums, and summer program, help students prepare for college admission interview, and etc. 
      For the students who plan to apply for prestigious private secondary schools, our counselors can also help with their many year's experience.

Other Programs
      KEC Academy also provides debate course for grades 3-12 students, art course for 5-12 years old.

For program schedule and availability, please contact our branch entities.