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The Accelerations Difference


This course prepares students for the writing, reading and math strategies of the SAT test. It focuses on test taking strategies and practice via mock exams. Students will:

  • Learn how to improve memory
  • Know their strengths and weaknesses
  • Master math and verbal techniques
  • Sharpen their speed and timing
  • Learn valuable test-taking strategies


Students will learn priceless strategies that will serve them well on the exam and in their academic careers. They will also:

  • Have realistic practice and training
  • Develop skills in a comprehensive manner
  • Be in class with a dynamic teacher who cares about their success

K-12th Grade

Accelerations focuses on strengthening skills of the previous grade level and accelerating into what is coming in the year ahead.

Lower Elementary

  • Work on the basic skills
  • Accelerate into higher level concepts

Upper Elementary

  • Expand understanding of the basic skills
  • Achieve a higher level of thinking

Middle/High School

  • Tailored to the students specific subject needs
  • Concentration on sharpening skills and accelerating through classes


Some of the Universities Accelerations Students Have Attended

Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Yale University

New Haven, Connecticut


Cambridge, MA

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

Stanford University

Stanford, CA


  • 2003

    Our Humble Beginnings

    Accelerations Learning Center started out at a one-room location in Kaimuki.

  • 2006

    A Transition

    We moved to a four-classroom office on Piikoi Street.

  • 2010

    Expansion and Growth

    This is an exciting year as we expand our SAT course offerings to meet the demands of our students.

  • 2014


    We are very proud of our expansion and new non-profit starting soon.

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Our Amazing Team

Michelle Alves

Lead Teacher

Cassandra Tokars


Chauna Valdez

Lead Teacher

Our team is expanding and we look forward to introducing them to you!

Contact Us

If you have any questions, feel free to send us a message and we will get back to you as soon as we can.
We are also accepting applications for employment.