SAT Academy Registration

Providing a more personalized experience than other test prep approaches, our program is designed to ensure that students get the maximum benefit from their prep time.

Average score increase over the last 2 years of classes = 200 points per student!

Class dates: Dec 21, 2019 – Jan 4, 2020

All sessions held at The Jones-Gordon School campus.

What’s Included:

  • All course materials, including online practice

  • 18 hours of targeted in-class instruction

  • Small classes (max. 12) with personalized attention

  • 2 full-length proctored practice tests and comprehensive diagnostic reports

  • SAT Prep is designed to provide valuable instruction, practice, and repetition of skills and strategies required for the exam. Research shows that students taking preparation courses may show a significant improvement. Dedication and attendance are critical to testing success. Missing sessions, assignments, or practice tests may result in a measurable reduction in actual test scores. Guarantee of improvement in actual test scores is not possible nor implied. Make-up classes are not offered; however, individual one-on-one sessions may be arranged at a DISCOUNTED OTT test prep rate of $75 per hour.

    JGS/OTT adheres to research-based, industry standards that ensure optimal success on the test. Failure to adhere to the recommended preparation program/hours may not result in desired outcomes. You understand that your child’s SAT score will not reflect his/her best potential score if he or she does NOT complete assignments/homework, the recommended number of instructional hours or practice exams. You further acknowledge that there is no reimbursement for missed sessions or practice tests.

Instructor Samantha De Palo is an award-winning Highly Qualified teacher with a master’s degree in Secondary Education with an emphasis in Mathematics. She also holds undergrad degrees in English Literature and Spanish Linguistics. In 2013, she received a Fulbright scholarship and taught at a university outside Mexico City. Upon returning to the U.S., she completed two years of service with Teach For America, teaching high school math at a large public high school in the West Valley, during which time she also worked as a tutor for Kaplan Test Prep. This is Sam’s fifth year at Jones-Gordon where she is the Director of High School.