About Cluster Tutoring

Cluster Tutoring provides a high-quality learning environment for over 100 elementary and high school students from Chicago's Austin community, as well as a richly rewarding experience for its volunteer tutors.

Tutoring Updates

Last nights of 2014 tutoring are December 16 & 18, and we are celebrating with Pizza Parties on those nights! Tutoring resumes after Winter Break on Tuesday, January 6 and Thursday, January 8, 2015. Enjoy the holidays!

Students & Families

A caring, committed volunteer can make a lasting difference in the life of a child, regardless of the child’s current level of academic ability. Working with a tutor not only sharpens academic skills, but also bolsters a student’s confidence.

Cluster accepts new students in grades K-8, with priority enrollment going to students in K-2. Students may remain in the program through grade 12. MORE >>

Tutors

You don’t need special training to be a tutor – just patience, a desire to help, and 90 minutes one night a week during the school year. The atmosphere is relaxed and supportive, and tutors find they get as much out of the program as their students. MORE >>

Read to Succeed

Because reading is the key to academic success, Cluster has a focus on literacy. Our Structured Reading project, which is overseen by a certified reading specialist, has produced great results. MORE >>

Support Cluster Tutoring when you shop on Amazon!

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  • December 1, 2014
Designate Cluster your Amazon Smile charity, and we will receive 0.5% of your total sale as...

Cluster Tutoring Received Generous Donation from Oak Park CROP Walk

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  • December 1, 2014
Thanks to Oak Park CROPWalk for its extra generous gift of $2,400 to Cluster Tutoring. The...

Don’t forget to bring your report card to Cluster Tutoring.

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  • December 1, 2014
The deadlines to turn in a report card are Dec. 2 and 4.