YSI Programs

Young Scholars' Institute provides a plethora of programs for students in grades Pre-K through 12. YSI programs are aimed at strengthening academic skills and overall development. Scroll down to explore some of YSI's current programs! Additional services and programs may be offered in response to community needs. Please contact the office to receive our complete program list and to receive our current fee schedules; some programs are free!

Tutoring

Volunteer tutors from local colleges/high schools and the local professional community provide instructional sessions each week in all subjects via Zoom and/or in-person. This program is currently free.

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Test Preparation

SAT Preparation

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Skilled instructors provide math and reading in-person instruction for the SAT. Masks are required for non-vaccinated participants. Registration and fee are required. We encourage you to register in advance. 
 
Our next SAT Prep course is TBD. Please check this page periodically for an update.

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Book Club

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A FREE virtual book club led by an outstanding Princeton University student is held via Zoom for local high school students. You will explore novels and poetry by great American authors and African-American and Latino authors. Books are provided by Young Scholars' Institute for the time being. Limited space!

REGISTRATION (HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ONLY)
Please register for the free virtual book club course HERE.

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College Preparation

College Admission Workshop

YSI staff members facilitate a virtual workshop that provides information on college admission, financial aid and career planning for students and parents. This workshop takes place in the fall and spring. Registration is required. 

These informative and intensive virtual sessions on essay writing for college and scholarships applications take place in the fall and spring. Registration is required. 

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These informative and intensive virtual sessions on essay writing for college and scholarships applications take place in the fall and spring. Registration is required. 

Career Speaker Series

Middle and high school students, as well as their parents, can attend panel discussions designed to expose students to various career fields. Dates and times are to be determined.

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Student Support Services (High School)

Student support services provide various resources and workshops related to tutoring, study skills, test preparation, college readiness, counseling, personal wellness and more to program participants. 

Email Mrs. Morrison at jmorrison@youngscholarsoftrenton.org for more information.

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Summer Program (Pre-K - 5th Grade)

It is crucial that we do not allow our students to experience "Summer Slide", especially after all they have gone through due to the pandemic. We are providing a fun academic enrichment program for students in grades Pre-K through fifth this summer. Registration is now open. To register your child, there is a non-refundable $25.00 fee. 

REGISTRATION (Pre-K through 5th Grade Only)Please register for the summer program HERE.

 

To register another child, you must repeat the process.

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Summer Program (6th Grade - 8th Grade)

It is crucial that we do not allow our students to experience "Summer Slide", especially after all they have gone through due to the pandemic. We are providing a fun academic enrichment program for students in grades sixth through eighth this summer. Registration is now open. To register your child, there is a non-refundable $25.00 fee. 

REGISTRATION (6th Grade through 8th Grade Only)Please register for the summer program HERE.

 

To register another child, you must repeat the process.

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Pre-College Summer Program

Description coming soon.

REGISTRATION (High school only)Please register for the summer program HERE.

 

To register another student, you must repeat the process.