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Springfield Tutors

Private Tutors in Springfield for All Subjects & Grade Levels

Looking for a great Springfield 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.

New clients receive a risk-free trial session where you can meet a tutor with no obligation. If you're not thrilled after your first hour, we don't charge you anything! Call us now to learn more and get specific pricing.

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About Springfield

Springfield, Pennsylvania is a township that fully believes in supporting its at-risk youth. Home to the historic Carson College for Orphan Girls, Springfield has a rich history in reaching out to children in need, and helping them go on to be fully functioning members of the community.

The Carson College for Orphan Girls, was founded in 1917, by Robert and Isabel Carson. The Carsons were local philanthropists who had no children of their own, and wanted to establish a way for young orphaned girls to receive an education. In 1907, the Carsons donated five million dollars to bring their vision into fruition. This would be the equivalent of a $124,467,565 donation today. The Carson’s example could tutor others in generous giving, and community support.

Originally, Carson College was exclusively for poor, white, and healthy girls. The main goal of the college was to give each girl a practical English education, and then graduate them into the community when they reached the appropriate age. The Carsons wanted to make sure that the college did not look like a charity; so they required that the girls were trained as individuals, and were not made to wear uniforms.

From 1917 to 1960, Elsa Euland was the President of the college, and created a program that would make the school famous. She created a model of progressive education that included academic and vocation training, paired with art, music, dance, and drama. Euland believed that this style of education allowed the girls to engage in create play that was fundamental to their well being. It was also supposed to enable a focus on the psychological understanding of the student’s growth and development. These practices were unconventional, and way ahead of their time.

After consistently running as a college that would only accept white orphaned girls, Carson College slowly began to expand their services. In 1940, the school extended from only admitting orphans, to children who could benefit from a group living program. In 1947, they allowed the brothers of current students admission into the college. Finally, in 1965, the college began accepting students of any race, color, or gender; they also began receiving public funding.

Today, the Carson College for Orphan Girls has become the home of Carson Valley Children’s Aid. In 2008, the Norristown-based Children’s Aid Society merged with the college; and began providing regular and special education, behavioral therapy, and psychotherapy for boys and girls ranging from 6th-12th grade. These students have behavioral disorders or mental illnesses and come to the facility to receive services they might struggle to find elsewhere. The program now serves over 5,000 children, youth, and families from the surrounding area.

Springfield tutors believe that all students deserve the chance to do well in school. If your child is struggling in school, a Springfield tutor could be just what you need. Every student deserves a chance to succeed.

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Springfield Scholarship

Grade Potential Tutoring is proud to provide Springfield 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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Springfield 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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