Academic Link is so proud to be part of the Kirkland, WA and Eastside community since 2006! We are an independent academic support and tutoring center that helps students in pre-kindergarten through college be their most successful school selves. We provide one-on-one skill-focused tutoring for all subjects and skills pre-K through college, preparation for standardized tests and ISEE/SSAT/gifted and talented entrance test, college entrance advising and preparation for the SAT/ACT, educational consulting, student progress monitoring, and academic and career planning. All of our curriculum and methodologies are uniquely designed for each student – our tutors identify what will best serve each student’s needs! No curriculum books or binders of pre-designed material here!

Our Goals:

  • Improve student achievement in reading, writing, and mathematics, through one-on-one tutoring
  • Provide individualized and personalized instructional programs so students can work at their own skill level pace
  • Motivate students to excel through developing individual goals and benchmarks
  • Add depth and enrichment to student learning to strive beyond grade level
  • Help with home-to-school communication to facilitate academic success
  • Provide flexible scheduling for parents so that students can attend during business hours, evenings and weekends
  • Help parents understand the status of their child’s learning
  • Facilitate additional learning opportunities through tutoring to help students find more success
  • Provide independent study tutored courses for additional high school credits
  • Provide motivational, caring atmosphere for learning

Our Strengths:

  • Students become part of our Academic Link family!
  • Highly trained and certified teachers who are experts in their skill areas – most of our tutors have been with us for over a decade!
  • One-on-one instruction and specialized curriculum and methodologies
  • Individualized educational consulting providing skilled help to assist students through elementary, middle school, high school, and college
  • Weekly monitoring and coaching of students for academic support
  • Convenient location for Kirkland, Redmond, Bellevue, Bothell, Woodinville, Mercer Island, and Issaquah
  • Affordable rates – we offer tutoring, academic advising, specialized curriculum, college guidance, and even career coaching for EVERY student at one low hourly rate
  • Our tutors are flexible and can adapt to the student’s needs as they grow and progress
  • We work with students, parents, teachers and counselors to better understand the student
  • Executive director , Jan Link has 40+ years of experience as a teacher, curriculum director, elementary and secondary principal. She also directed summer school programs for 10+ years and took a school to year round learning