Making Education Affordable

A nonprofit education center making a difference in our community.

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Middle Tree makes it easy

“Middle tree has saved my family! Since starting Middle Tree my kids have done so much better in school and homework is stress free!”

Ronny F., Claremont (Yelp review)
Parent of Middle Tree students in tutoring and college counseling

Created by educators for students like you

“My daughter actually asks me to take her to tutoring.. she loves the environment. And the staff genuinely care about the children and are there to help them succeed in life.”

Kim Y., (Yelp Review)
Mother of Middle Tree student

One stop college shopping

“Middle Tree has helped our daughter achieve admission to a great college and our son achieve admission to a competitive private high school with their test prep services.”

Stephanie C., Claremont (Yelp Review)
Parent of Middle Tree student in College Counseling

With no set curriculum, we base our approach around the student's individual needs and personality.

Study on Your Schedule

Middle Tree takes the pressure of time off both students AND parents.  No appointments necessary means that you can work tutoring around your extracurriculars and shifting schedules.

We Teach to the Individual

How do you learn best? Middle Tree can help you cultivate the study tools that YOU need to be your best self.

Middle Tree Won't Break the Bank

We level the playing field so that no student is left at a disadvantage because of finances.

Created and Run by Educators

Professors, teachers, and the brightest tutors all come together to work with our students and support individualized learning.

Enroll in Summer SHADE Today!

Offering the most flexible, affordable, and enjoyable summer program in the area.

SHADE is a learning-by-doing program that offers experiential learning for lower division students (PreK — 8th grade), and tutoring in academic subjects for upper division students (1st grade — college), including ACT/SAT exams.

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Be part of the Middle Tree Community

Every Tree needs its seeds! When you support Middle Tree, you are giving the next generation a wealth of opportunity.

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A Nonprofit Developed & Run by Educators

Created BY Educators FOR Students.

Joseph G. Atman, S.T.D.

Director & Chairman

“Middle Tree is a catalyst for changing the way education is done.”

Patricia Deehring, M.A.

Deputy Director

“At Middle Tree, the students determine their path rather than the education system.”

Eric Otremba, Ph.D.

Programs Director

“Because top-level college preparation should be available to everyone.”

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