Urban Scholar Saturday Academy  

Sponsored by Edison International 

​A commitment to lifelong learning is reinforced in the classroom, but also rooted in the home.

Your dedication to your child's education is essential.  Whether its math, reading, writing, science or the arts, we're here to assist you in advancing your scholar's performance.



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What is Urban Scholar Saturday Academy?

Our Urban Scholar Saturday Enrichment Academy is targeted for students currently ages 5-16.


Every Saturday, from 9:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m., our experienced instructors will help students explore specialized areas of science , engineering, dance, drama, sewing, piano, and coding in fun and engaging ways! 


What is the Urban 

Saturday Academy


Session Times:

 Weekly Term Schedule:





Fall Term 2016

Saturday, October 8th

Saturday, December 17th 


Winter/Spring Term 2017

Saturday, February 4th  

Saturday, May 20th 

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What Is the 

Program Cost & Curriculum?


Science & Engineering Academy



[Includes "Hidden Figures" Motion Picture Movie Screning, "HIdden Figures" Engineering & Character Development Lessons (Taught By IBM Staff),  Science Fair Project Curriculum & Competition, Sky Zone & Sea World (Overnight) Field-Trips, Community Service Project ( Beach Clean-Up) 

Academy T-Shirt, Scholar Buck Prizes,  Scholastic Weekly Magazine & i-Ready Common Core  Subscription & New Books, Lunch/Snack]





[ Led by professional dance instructors of Educational Theater Institute, scholars will learn dance compositions and improvisations related to the production of “Lion King. Performance for the general audience will proceed. No experience required.]




[ Led by professional drama instructors of Educational Theater InstituteTM, scholars will study the play, “Lion King“ in order to perform the production to the general audience. No experience required.]


SEWING CLASSES (1st & 3rd) 


[ Led by a professional seamstress, scholars will learn basic sewing techniques, pattern making, and will create fashion attire & accessories.]

CODING CLASSES (2nd & 4th) 


Led by USC engineering specialists, students will create animated stories and games while learning game design and programming concepts with ScratchTM .

PIANO CLASSES (1st & 3rd) 


Led by renowned pianist, Rei Williams, scholars will learn basic music notation, sight music literature, and perform a variety of musical selections. Recital to proceed.


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Meet the Instructors...

Urban Scholar Saturday Academy is a success because of our dedicated and caring staff and partners. Each session, our highly qualified staff deliver effective instruction. 


  • Mrs. Alexis Coleman, Program Director, Science & Engineering Academy

  • Ms. Dawn Comer, IBM Managing Consultant, Science & Engineering Academy

  • Mrs. Kimberly Stokes, Sewing Classes

  • Mr. Rei Williams, Piano Classes

  • Mr. Ryan Stev, USC, Coding Classes 

  • Mrs. Marilyn Sue, Educational Theater Institute, Drama Classes

  • Ms. Leslie Gordon & Ms. Kimberly Lundy, Educational Theater Institute, Dance Classes


"This program is exceptional. First class facility, correspondence, and materials. Urban Scholar Academy is well organized. I am so blessed to be apart of such a wonderful program in the local community."


--Spring Term 2016 Parent 


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About Urban Scholar 

Saturday Academy?


Online Tutoring:

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Monday-Friday)


(310) 528-3845 Tel. 







8473 S. Van Ness, Suite 107

Inglewood CA 90305

(310) 528-3845 tel.


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