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North Hollywood Tutors

Private Tutors in North Hollywood for All Subjects & Grade Levels

Looking for a great North Hollywood Tutor? From elementary all the way up to college and graduate school, our experienced team at Grade Potential ensures that you’ll receive the highest quality tutoring on your way to achieving your goals, all at an affordable price! We've worked with thousands of local students, so we know what it takes to be successful around here.

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About North Hollywood

Back at the turn of the 20th Century the Bonner Fruit Company was North Hollywood’s biggest employer. The area’s moniker was “The Home of the Peach”.

The Bonner Fruit Company, like most local farm businesses came from humble beginnings. The company’s first cannery was a ramshackle operation set up in the barn of W.H Andrews. It was located on the corner of Lankershim Boulevard and Magnolia Boulevard. At this time, in 1898, North Hollywood was known as Lankershim.

North Hollywood tutors recognize that fruit wasn’t native to the San Fernando Valley area, the fields in the area were primarily used for grazing sheep and cattle, and more familiar crops seen were alfalfa and wheat. Then in 1887, Mrs. E. M. Rose planted the first orange orchard using seeds that originated from Florida. Note, that this is just a decade before the area had developed into mass production and exporting many varieties of fruits and citrus. Local farmers saw how well the fruits thrived in the areas climate and soil and also saw the potential to make more money if land was used primarily for this, rather than their previous crops.

The North Hollywood area was all about the peaches, a combination of the sandy loam (earth) and temperature, made it possible to produce bounteous crops. They adopted a new kind of farming referred to as ‘dry-farming’. This essentially meant cultivating the land without the standard irrigation channels. They would pulverize the dirt and then apply it to the crops as a mulch. This led to the perfect amount of produce. They believed it would be unwise to grow with irrigation, as the trees would not be able to bear the extra fruit and fruit would be wasted.

North Hollywood tutors often reference the aforementioned W.H.Andrews as one of these visionary farmers. He had been growing fruit since it’s introduction to the area, and wanted to maximize his production capacity. A small group of local farmers banded together and established the Toluca Farm Growers Association. Between them they produced all different types of fruits and vegetables. Andrew’s barn became the canning plant for the association. A few years after which to keep up with demand another canning company the Toluca Fruit Co was established.

Andrews' canning plant focused on peaches, and apricots, pears and tomatoes. His was a runaway success. He ended up purchasing the neighboring Toluca Fruit Co and further expanded his warehouses to cope with the 1000 tons of peaches his company was producing, and 400 tons of apricots. A few years later in 1914 statistics show production had increased to over 5000 tons of peaches. So it’s easy to see how the name “The home of the Peach” was derived.

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North Hollywood circa 1919

North Hollywood Scholarship

Grade Potential Tutoring is proud to provide North Hollywood students with the opportunity to win a semi-annual college scholarship of $1,000! We are proud to assist students with their investment in education. Many local families trust us with their educational investment on a regular basis, so we feel great about giving back in a similar way! Click below to learn more about our scholarship program and how to apply.Learn How To Apply

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North Hollywood Scholarship


Thanks for your interest in our scholarship! Every six months, we select the essay that our panel of 3 judges determines to be the best.

The Fall deadline to apply is November 15th. The Fall winner will be announced to all applicants on December 10th.

The Spring deadline to apply is May 15th. The Spring winner will be announced to all applicants on June 10th.

The current essay prompt is, “Who has inspired your education the most and why?”

Please email your entry to: scholcontest@gradepotential.com

Entries must be between 300-1,000 words.

No purchase necessary to enter or win. Void where prohibited by law. One entry per household per year. Winner will be notified via email on or before the Winner Selection Date. Failure by potential winner to respond to such notification within ten (10) days of notification, or failure by the potential winner to adhere to these Official Rules, will result in disqualification of the potential winner and an alternate winner will be selected.


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