Pre-College Writing and Public Speaking Program

OPEN TO CURRENT 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Students

Student Learning Outcomes

Reinforcing Your Child’s Foundational Writing & Reading Comprehension Skills

  • Reading, writing, and analyzing expository and argumentative essays which integrate and synthesize course readings and are clearly focused, fully developed, and logically organized.


  • Composing essays with sentences that are not impaired by excessive grammar, mechanical and proofreading errors.

Strengthening Your Child’s Writing, Reading, & Public Speaking Skills for Middle & High School Success

  • Producing in-class essays and other assignments comprising a total of 250-1000 words that demonstrate organizing, composing, revising, editing, and time-management skills.


  • Read actively, in order to analyze, evaluate and summarize course readings.


  • Developing a Powerpoint or Prezi to deliver an academic presentation in front of their peers.

Enhancing Your Child’s Understanding of Common Core Writing & Reading Comprehension Skills

  • Applying critical thinking skills to reading, writing and class discussion on academic and personal topics.


  • Assisting your child with their understanding of common core writing, public speaking, and reading comprehension skills that are being taught in their current English class through one-on-one and small group tutoring.

Program Dates & Location

Our program operates every Saturday from January 6 – December 15, 2018 excluding holidays such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years.


NAPCA Foundation

Los Angeles Campus

9800 S. La Cienega Blvd.

Inglewood, CA 90301

Monthly Membership Options & Fees

Sign Up for Free Trial Membership

One Saturday Only

  • We are offering a FREE TRIAL MEMBERSHIP for one Saturday only to try out our program with no commitment or obligation to enroll in the program.


  • We invite you to sign up for a Free Trial Membership for one Saturday this semester at no cost to your family.

Scholarships & Discounts Offered

Need & Merit Based Scholarships are Available

The NAPCA Foundation’s Scholarship fund makes the Saturday Mathematics Program more affordable for students with a financial need. The fund also provides merit based scholarships to high achieving students.

Partial scholarships are available to high achieving students with an annual family income of less than $80,000 a year. In addition, full scholarships are available to high achieving students who have earned and maintained a 4.0 GPA (or received Outstanding marks/ “A” grades in all academic subjects on a recent report card) and live in a household with an annual family income of less than $18,000 a year.

NAPCA Alumni Discount:
NAPCA Alumni receive 15% off their membership fee for the first month.
Sibling Discount:
For parents who would like to enroll two or more of their children, please contact the NAPCA Weekend Academy Office for more information.
Family & Friends Discount:
10% off of your membership fee for the first month. Be sure to pass the savings on to your friends and family!

Note: Discounts cannot be combined with other offers. Only one discount per student and/or family.

Enroll Now!

Apply Online Now

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After students submit their application, an admission decision letter will be sent via email within 5 business days. Students who are admitted to the program will be required to pay a $50 registration fee (Includes Textbooks and NAPCA T-Shirt) to secure their seat in the program.


There is an additional fee for monthly field trips and college tours

*Cost of monthly field trips varies by activity.

Sample Schedule

Click the button below to download a sample schedule of the program.

*Schedule is subject to change.

Curriculum Snapshot

Students are engaged in developing skills identified in the Common Core State Standards Initiative while enrolled in the Pre-College Writing and Public Speaking program. Click the button below to dowload the program’s curriculum snapshot.

Questions? Contact Us.

Phone: (310) 361-8585

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