Tutoring Resources

This is a partial list of area resources for families seeking tutors or homework help for their children. By including a resource on the list, the Santa Fe Springs City Library does not specifically endorse or recommend it. It is recommended that you thoroughly investigate a resource to make sure it's best for your child before choosing it.

Learning Curve Homework Help, Santa Fe Springs City Library, (562) 868-7738

  • Homework help provided by Library staff for grades 3-9
  • Monday – Thursday, 3 – 5 p.m.
  • Registration required

Lakeview Park, 10225 Jersey Avenue, (562) 864-5661

  • Homework help provided by recreation staff for grades 1-5
  • Monday – Thursday 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Little Lake Park, 10900 Pioneer Blvd., (562) 941-9585

  • Homework help provided by recreation staff for grades 1-5
  • Monday – Thursday 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Los Nietos Park, 11143 Charlesworth Road, (562) 948-3621

  • Homework help provided by recreation staff for grades 1-5
  • Monday – Thursday 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Santa Fe Springs Park, 10068 Cedardale Drive, (562) 863-9007

  • Homework help provided by recreation staff for grades 1-5
  • Monday – Thursday 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Town Center Hall, 11740 Telegraph Rd., (562) 863-4896

  • Homework help provided by recreation staff
  • Middle school students: Monday – Thursday, 3 – 6 p.m.
  • High School students: Monday – Thursday, 6 – 9 p.m.

Whittier Public Library, 7344 Washington Ave., Whittier CA 90602, (562) 464-3450

  • Open Monday 3 – 8 p.m., Tuesday 2 – 8 p.m., Wednesday 3 – 8 p.m., Thursday 3 – 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Located upstairs in the mezzanine

Los Angeles County Libraries

  • Homework Centers available at 40 different locations
  • Click on website above for locations and contact info

Boys and Girls Clubs of Whittier, 7905 Greenleaf Avenue, Whittier CA 90602, Learning Resource Center, (562) 698-8630

  • Homework assistance for ages 7 to 18
  • Monday – Friday 2 – 7 p.m.
  • Children may attend daily
  • Membership fee: $15 per year, scholarships available
  • No geographic restrictions

California Education Center, 13047 Artesia Blvd, Suite C-204, Cerritos CA 90703, (562) 860-7633

  • School-year program (September – June for K-12)
  • Mon – Friday 3- 8 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Fees vary; call for information
  • Summer Programs
  • Special classes

Cerritos Community College, Job Placement Office, (562) 860-2451, ext. 2366

  • Tutoring done by college students
  • Parents contact tutor directly. Parents and tutor decide fee and tutoring location.

Kumon Math and Reading Learning Centers

  • Program developed about 50 years ago in Japan
  • World’s largest and oldest after-school supplementary program
  • Stresses self-learning, speed and accuracy
  • Reading and math tutoring for ages 2 through adult
  • Call for fee information of click website above
  • Click on website above for location information

Little Bookworm Tutoring Center, 11217 First Avenue, Whittier CA 90603, (562) 902-0840

  • Tutoring in all subjects for K-12
  • One-on-one tutoring available
  • Fee: $35 per hour
  • Monday – Thursday 3:00 – 7:30 p.m., Friday 3:00 – 6:30 p.m.
  • Program based on assessment given before tutoring begins

Sylvan Learning Center, 14153 E. Whittier Blvd., Ste. 104, Whittier CA 90605, (562) 945-7200

  • Tutoring in reading and math; SAT preparation also available
  • Individual instruction, maximum three children per teacher
  • Diagnostic evaluation performed before beginning program
  • Minimum two hours per week; actual number of weekly sessions depends on goals, determined by evaluation
  • Fees: Call for information