Q: What are your hours of operation?
A: Please choose your location and click on "Schedule" to get more specific information about the location nearest you.
Q: What is your maximum class size?
A: Our class size varies between 5 to 12 students.
Q: What age children do you teach?
A: The age of our students ranges from 3 to 14 years old.
Q: What is the registration process?
A: All interested parents please register online. Our registration is free. When registering, you will be asked to choose subjects, not classes and fill in short questionnaire about your child. We will then create a suggested schedule for your child based on the subjects you chose, your child's age, level and other information you provided and email it to you.
Q: Are the classes taught in English?
A: All classes, with the exception of language courses are taught in English.
Q: What is your Math curriculum?
A: We encourage our teachers to find creative ways to teach children, and we use the Singapore Math Curriculum as the backbone of the classes. Please take a look at an interesting article from the NYTimes about the Singapore Math Program: www.nytimes.com/2010/10/01/education/01math.html.
Q: Do you participate in any Competitions?
A: Yes. Our school participates in the International Math Kangaroo Olympiad, MOEMS Math Olympiad and SchoolPlus Math Olympiad. We are also in the process of starting a monthly Chess Tournament at the Queens location.
Q: My child missed a class. How will we know what to prepare for homework?
A: Homework is a very important part of our program, it is checked each week. We strongly urge you to work with your children during the week, to make sure that they come prepared for the lesson. Our teachers post all homework assignments online. All registered students have a username and password to access their class. Please contact us if you need a new username or password.
Q: What is your attendance policy?
A: Due to the unique nature of our classes, make up classes are very difficult to schedule.
Q: What are your tuition rates?
A: Please choose your location and click on "Tuition" to get more specific information about our prices.
Q: Are there any other costs?
A: SchoolPlus purchases textbooks directly from Singapore Math to sell to our students at a discount. If you are taking Art class with us, there is a fee for supplies.
Olga I.Fookson, Ph.D.
SchoolPlus Founding Director