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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Education, Literacy, Remedial Reading & Encouragement

Mission: Momentum Tutoring will make it possible for all children, families, schools, and communities to receive the academic support they need in order to reach their true potential. PROVIDE "ON CAMPUS TUTORING" and "PAY WHAT YOU CAN SCHOLARSHIPS." Every student will have just what they need to succeed.

Results: We currently serve students from every Elementary School, Jr. HIgh School, and High School in Santee, PLUS several schools in nearby cities! We have been able to improve academic performance, boost student self-esteem, and reduce household stress since 2007.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 50% of Momentum's clients participate in scholarship programs.

Geographic areas served: Santee, Lakeside, El Cajon, La Mesa, Spring Valley, Poway, Alpine, San Diego

Programs: Private Tutoring Homework Clinics On Campus Tutoring Pay What You Can Scholarships

Community Stories

134 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Client Served

Rating: 5

Momentum has been a life saver!
We found Momentum my daughters freshman year, previously trying after school tutoring and friends helping, being unsuccessful. Already behind, frustrated, and overwhelmed with honors and AP classes - our tutor was able to bring her math grade up from failing, to a "B" as well as keep her on track with her other classes.

Momentum not only has the knowledge and resources to help with all my daughters difficult classes, it relieves stress and gives us piece of mind!!

She now feels confident in her classes knowing she not only has her teacher, but a reliable resource to help and answer questions every week. As a family, we no longer feel intimidated by difficult classes and she doesn't feel hopeless during struggling subjects. I can not recommend Momentum enough, and wish every student could utilize this service just to feel that piece of mind and gain confidence in their abilities.

1 my4boysare1

Client Served

Rating: 5

My son has been going to Momentum since 7th grade. He is about to begin his junior year in high school. He tutors many hours every week and it has helped him substantially! Momentum has been a life saver to his education. I honestly don’t know what I would do without Terri and her team. My son feels safe, secure, and confident in his learning since he has had the help from his tutoring. Thank you Momentumtutoring! We appreciate all you do!

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Client Served

Rating: 5

My son is an 8th grader and has been going to Momentum for a year now. In one year my son has went up two grade levels in reading, he earned a 4.0 every semester since tutoring, he has went from all special education classes to now being in all general education classes except for one class. This was a huge goal for him that he wanted to accomplish. He continues to work hard with his tutor Haley. Haley has done a tremendous job helping him reach goals every day!! Terri has an awesome tutoring center that I would highly recommend to anyone. Momentum has been a life saver for us. Thank you, Haley, Terri, and Momentum!

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Client Served

Rating: 5

I can't say enough great things about Terri and Momentum tutoring they are fantastic. Our daughter who is going into her senior year has so many mixed emotions about how this year is going to go; what we wanted to provide to her was a positive and enriching outlet to keep her focused and prepared for the next chapter. Her tutor has been absolutely amazing and it provides her some consistency during this time. I cannot say enough wonderful things about this program. No matter the age or learning style keeping children and your adults engaged in learning is the overall focus. Thank you all so much.

1 Stephanie O.4

Client Served

Rating: 5

Our daughter was struggling and lacked confidence in her reading. Jessica has given her confidence in her reading and helped her to improve her reading level. We are so grateful for her patience and encouragement of Abbey.

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

My son has been going to momentum for about 2 years now. He struggles with reading and writing. Momentum has been amazing in boosting his confidence and skills. He has gone to the reading and writing workshops for the past two summers which has helped him tremendously in bringing his skills to grade level. We love everyone at Momentum.

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Our oldest son has benefited greatly from all momentum’s services. Their staff has contributed greatly to his academic achievements, he is slowly cover coming his learning challenges. He could not be where he is without this extra support.

We did the online summer program and Danielle’s Spanish class was phenomenal. My son loved it and he dislikes (no hate in this house) reading!!! Go figure.

But seriously momentum is amazing. If you are looking to enrich your child’s academic success, this is the place. We have been working with them for the last four years. Thank you Momentum!!!

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Client Served

Rating: 5

This place is amazing, it’s such a great resource for school age kids and their parents struggling with a child’s academic growth. Terri and staff create a place that fosters growth, self confidence and learning. My son has improved so much since going to Momentum. Thank you Momentum!!!

My son ask to go back to Momentum vs. public school this fall, we reassured him he would still go for tutoring. He did the R.I.S.E program this summer.

1 Lauri D.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Our family has only had wonderful experiences with Momentum Tutoring. Dimo has been helping my granddaughter 1:1 for a couple of years now with math and reading. She has maintained straight A's in elementary school and is now off to middle school. Paige has told me she would not have been able to do it without Dimo! My granddaughter is on a swim team and needs a flexible tutoring schedule. Momentum is always willing to accommodate us. The prices are very reasonable. We highly recommend Momentum Tutoring

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Client Served

Rating: 5

My family has relied on Terrie and her team to fill in the gaps in our son's schooling since he was in middle school! In the 7th grade he was struggling with algebra - a friend referred us to Momentum and with the help of one of Terrie's great tutors, Noah, Dalton was able to understand his assignments, improve his skills, and succeed in the class. Most recently with the COVID -19 pandemic and schools unexpectedly closing Terrie and her team were there to support us. I was very impressed on how quickly they transitioned to online learning and had tutors availalbe to students. I was able to have Dalton participate twice a week between the time his high school closed on March 13th, until he started classes on April 20th. With being able to work with Momentum he was able to continue learning and moving forward - he is a freshman in an integrated II honors class - we were extremely happy with the support he received!! Momentum has been a great help to our family!!

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Hi Terri,
Just wanted to let you know how much we appreciate the Momentum Tutoring team. Nolan and Peter are awesome! My son has gained so much confidence in his learning with them. They are great at not only teaching him but encouraging him too. Thank you Momentum!

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

My son has been struggling in school since kindergarten. We have tried private and public. We have even held him back a year in first grade. He is now in 5th grade and testing really really low. So we called Momentum tutoring for help. After they read his IEP. We came up with a game plan. He has now been working with Mrs. Jessica since October. (We took December and some of January off). Issiac has jumped grade levels in his reading. With school closed he has been working 3 days a week with Mrs. Jessica. So instead of falling future behind with being out of school. We are taking this time to close the gap!!!! He loves her and really enjoys his time.
If you are thinking about tutoring here I would recommend it 100%. Worth every penny!!!

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Client Served

Rating: 5

We have been using Momentum since my daughter was in second grade and she is now in eighth grade. My daughter didn't enjoy reading and had a hard time getting her school work done. Terri and her amazing team have made school and learning fun and exciting for my daughter. She now absolutely loves to read and gobbles up books in no time. She has a love for learning and we couldn't have done any of that without the help of Momentum. The entire team will behind your student. WE LOVE MOMENTUM!! Thank you Terri and the entire Momentum team!!!

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Client Served

Rating: 5

We found Momentum when my daughter was in second grade and she is now in sixth grade. She looks forward to going each day. She never enjoyed reading until we found Momentum. Now she loves reading a can't wait until a new book comes out from her favorite authors. This year we are happy to have the extra help with her math. We are so thankful to have found Momentum. Terri and her amazing staff do a wonderful job with each student. Whatever subject your child needs help in, Terri and her staff will find the right tutor and you will see leaps and bounds with your child's success.

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1 Jill McElhaney K.

Client Served

Rating: 5

My daughter is in 3rd grade and has been going to Momentum for reading help for over a year. Her teacher, Jessica, makes the lessons fun and engaging. Now with the schools closed, her online tutoring help has been amazing! I am a middle school teacher myself but I feel so fortunate that my daughter is able to get quality, grade level instruction during this time. I highly recommend Momentum tutoring.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

My daughter loved going to Momentum. The staff were very welcoming and friendly. Her tutor Ms. Jessica kept her working hard and having fun each session. My daughter went up 4 reading levels in 2-3 months and has a great new attitude about reading. Thank you!

1 Tiffany O.

Client Served

Rating: 5

After finding out my son was falling behind in school I was desperate to find help. That is when I found Momentum tutoring. My son has been going there for a couple years now and has shown so much improvement in school. We started at first going to the main location which worked great at the time but now he is in so many more activities in the evening, that we have decided to have him do the on campus tutoring. It has turned out so convenient, he is able to go right after class and meet his tutor. He enjoys his tutor and loves going. I enjoy it as well because I have one less place to take him to.

I am so thankful for Momentum and all the tutors that have tutored him. He has been doing good in school and enjoys going now. Thank you so much Momentum for everything.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Momentum Tutoring is amazing. My son has been going to Momentum for a little over a year now and has improved so much. I was so excited to hear that they were doing a summer camp because I wanted my son to stay busy, have fun but also continue learning. Every day he looked forward to going. He would come home and just tell me all the fun stuff he did that day. I was just so thankful he had something to entertain him all summer.

I am looking forward to this school year because my son has gained so much more confidence over the summer, I can’t wait to see what he accomplishes.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

My daughter had a difficult time in school and activities due to the fact that she was behind in reading level. I’m less than 7 months she went from a level A to a level D and has gained confidence in her abilities. Momentum has made learning to read fun and keeps my daughter interested. I can’t thank them enough. My daughter loves going to her tutoring sessions. I often have to force her to leave!

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Dr. Thomas Petersen co-founded Momentum Tutoring with his daughter in 2007. He loved to mentor, guide, advise and supervise. He was an avid researcher and was always learning new things and working on projects. Thomas encouraged others to move towards their potential, have a vision for the future, and go for it! His legacy of excellence continues on as Momentum Tutoring gets better, every day, in every way at providing support and enrichment to students of all ages an abilities.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

My grandson was really struggling in math. I called Momentum and talked to Terri. After talking to her we felt it would be a good fit for him. Now he gets A’s in math, but also gets A’s and B’s in all his subjects. Not only does he get good grades, but his self confidence is out the window.

Carmen R.2

Advisor

Rating: 5

I am a graduate student with the University of San Diego, MA in Nonprofit Leadership and Management program. Recently, our graduate school team worked with Momentum Tutoring on a project. Our team researched Momentum for the quality of leadership, commitment to the mission, and financial health prior to our first meeting. We selected Momentum Tutoring for their high quality. I met with Terri (Founder/Executive Director) during business hours and saw first-hand the quality of services and personalization the tutors provide to the students. As a nonprofit professional and as a parent of college students, I highly recommend Momentum Tutoring to provide additional educational support for students of all ages.

Brian C. Huynh

Client Served

Rating: 5

Where do I begin? I remember coming into the Santee Public Library to work on my reading and writing skills with Terri Bohzor, the proud founder of Momentum Tutoring. Before then I hated reading, but Terri changed my mind after our first couple sessions. She actively sought books of interest that appealed to me when I was a kid. From reading the Berenstain Bears to National Geographic books on marine animals (Jellyfish I remember mostly), I grew to love reading and learning. From then on, Momentum helped me with my math homework ranging across simple multiplication problems to algebra. I stopped going to Momentum around my freshman year in high school because my confidence in school improved. I returned my senior year in high school and became a tutor because I wanted to give back to the center that supported me all those years. Working there surprised me because I realized I still had lessons to learn. Time management, compassion, discipline, and mentoring -- these were lessons I had yet to master. Momentum was a big part of my life as a former student and tutor, but it continues to be a part of my life today. To Momentum, I thank you for all the progress I have made, and, as your name suggests, I will continue to keep my own academic momentum going.

1 Jessica F.8

Client Served

Rating: 5

Momentum Tutoring is remarkable. They bring our whole family together on a united front education for our children. My kids love going there, and it works! It really helps them in school! We could not be happier!!! Thanks Terri!!!

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Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Frederick Beuchner, the noted American writer and theologian, said “Purpose is the place where your deep gladness meets the world’s needs.”

Well, after nearly 4 decades of our work in education, we discovered that Momentum Tutoring is a magical place where the deep gladness of the teaching team meets the critical learning needs of the students … and produces Excellence.

After several observation visits, discussions with the teaching team, and interactions with a variety of students, it’s clear to us that Momentum Tutoring offers one of the finest accelerated learning environments we have studied. Smiles on student faces, constant encouragement by the skilled teachers, and a culture of continual challenge to discover your best … all produce Learning, Growth, and Achievement..

Applause to the Momentum Team for all you are doing to lift the spirits of these young minds and pave the way for them to current and future success in life. You all make a difference for the students and for our community. Simply outstanding! Dr L & Dr K

1 Julie L.3

Client Served

Rating: 5

Thank you.
Terri
Momentum saved my daughters grade and my sanity. My Daughter forgot to let her Dad and I know that she had a biography report due in 1 days. Now she knew about the report for 2 weeks, but we found out about it as usual last minute. So instead of freaking out this time, I contacted Momentum. It was our first visit, and Jordan the Tutoring Angel we were assigned, helped my daughter focus and complete the entire the report. Normally the night before a report is due would have consisted of frustration, anger and bickering, with me basically doing the report for her.
Not this time! My daughter came home happy and proud and I wasn’t stuck staying up all night doing the report for her. Whats really great is my daughter learned how to do it and now feels more confident, plus she just loves her new friend Jordan. I can’t recommend them enough, they are amazing.

Thank you so much Jordan and Momentum!!!

1 Debbied

Client Served

Rating: 5

My daughter Cindy has the best tutor, Nolan.
He has helped her so much with math in 8th grade.
He is the best.
Cindy has been with Momentum Tutoring since Kindergarten. I don't
know what we would do without them.
Terri and all the tutors are so caring and patient.
Thank you for working with Cindy.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

My daughter Cindy has been with Momentum Tutoring since Kindergarten.
She does the homework clinic, private tutoring and has done the summer camps which were so much fun for her.
Because of Momentum Tutoring Cindy is on the honor roll and her grade is 4.0.
The tutors and Terri go above and beyond and really care about their students.
Terri has helped Cindy so much with her anxiety, and really cares about Cindy.
She makes sure the projects are done and Cindy gets A+'s on them.
I highly recommend Momentum Tutoring and don't know what we would have done without them.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Momentum has been the answer to all our prayers. My son is in the 5th grade and has been struggling since day 1. We got him an IEP and having been working hard to help him in every way possible. I finally got tired of him calling himself a failure and felt so defeated and I was feeling like I was failing him as a mother. The school told me about momentum and got in contact with terri she met my son and that is all she wrote. My son in the last 2 months he has been with nolan his tutor 4 days a week. He was getting 1 out of 4s on his test or 2s if he was lucky but he has been getting better he came in with a 3 out of 4 on his math test today. 1st try didnt have to go back to fix his wrong answer to help his score. Junior absolutely loves going to tutoring and is actually sad when he cant go on Friday. He told me it's his favorite place to learn. Today is the 1st day that I haven't worried about his future

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Momentum Tutoring has been an answer to our prayers.

Our son was in 2nd grade and had fallen behind in reading and writing. Homework had become a nightly struggle and he was worried about going to school each day. We knew he needed something else and that’s when we found Momentum Tutoring.

After the first interview we knew this was the place for us. The enrollment prcess was quick and easy and he was able to start right away. As of his first day with Momentum, his homework was done completely and neatly but most importantly he had enjoyed it.

Our son attended the summer program and he continued to work on his reading and writing. Their program was creative with special care to learning and creative aspects. And our favorite part was how excited he was every day to go to Momentum.

Our son has now started 3rd grade and has so much more confidence and his love of learning has been restored.

We look forward to keeping our son enrolled throughout his schooling.

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

I am a credentialed teacher who was recently hired at Momentum. I have been substitute teaching which is okay, but I knew something was missing. When I got hired at Momentum, I rediscovered my love for teaching. I create lessons and am an active part of students' education. It is encouraging to see their growth and hear the words "you make learning fun." I am very thankful for the opportunity to make a difference in the community by making learning a positive experience for students. Working at Momentum has also allowed me to work with parents and help relieve the stress of helping their child be successful in school. I have also become more confident in myself and my abilities, because Momentum has allowed me to use all my skills. Every day and in every way Momentum has made me better and better!

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

We love Momentum! They were there for us in time of need, helped my daughter build better habits, and now that she is applying for college, I love that she has maintained a relationship with her Momentum Tutors for all these years! High quality people and high quality tutoring!

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Momentum is the greatest!!! My grandson was struggling in math. His teacher suggested I call them. After talking to Terri, we felt this would be a good fit for him. His first day of tutoring he came out with a big smile. He loves going to his tutor Jennifer. She has instilled so much self esteem, and the desire to learn in him. At the end of school in June, 2018, he received all, Meets Trimester Goals. This was due to Jennifer. Shw' the greatest.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Both my daughter and son have grown so much with the help of Terri and her wonderful tutors. My kids loved their summer camp, which is a difficult task to accomplish, and I love Momentum Tutoring for it's dedication to supporting, inspiring, and motivating my children to be better every day.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I recently learned about Momentum Tutoring when they reached out to my company to help educate their students. Terri and her team are so dedicated to giving back to the community, engaging high school and colleague students to mentor young students and to teach about a broad array of important topics. I had a blast meeting the students and Momentum team during a two-day program I did with them last month. I highly recommend others get involved - as students, volunteers, mentors, etc.

1 Kristine15

Client Served

Rating: 5

Momentum tutoring provides educational and life skills for those needing help in succeeding in education. My daughter has blossomed in her confidence attending elementary and now high school. She is succeeding at school where general education could not assist her. Momentum has changed her and ours lives!

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Client Served

Rating: 5

My daughter Grace has grown and achieved so much by spending time at Momentum for four years. From a girl who didn't enjoy reading to someone who now enjoys graphic novels and puts the effort into improving her grades, we are so pleased. Momentum has given her support, education and pride in who she is today.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

I just want to say thank you for the great experience I had with momentum. Britney was so sweet and pleasant when I called to inquire about tutoring. She truly listened to my concerns and paired me up with the best tutor, Sierra.

Sierra made me feel so comfortable. She walked me through each problem and made sure I felt comfortable to move on to the next. Math has always been such a nightmare for me and it brings me to tears. Even now that I am an adult it still is my greatest weakness. After sitting with Sierra I have truly developed a confidence that I thought I didn’t have. She is a wonderful tutor and I think she is a great asset to momentum. Thank you again for the wonderful experience. From what I experienced you have a great team!

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Momentum Tutoring has done wonders for our son Tyler! His confidence level is up and he finally enjoys reading now. His tutor Michelle is great!

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Client Served

Rating: 5

We love momentum! My son started there last year when struggling with reading in first grade. He recently got glasses so that helped but Michelle has worked with him for the past 9 months and he now reads above grade level! They have been really great to our son and we would highly recommend then to everyone!

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have had the great privilege of working with Terri. Her passion for teaching is such a breath of fresh air. She really cares about the children she works with. She is always researching and finding new ways to introduce fun concepts to help facilitate learning that keep up with the current curriculum. She also reinforces a positive working environment so each child will grow in confidence. Momentum Tutoring is a shinning star!

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Client Served

Rating: 5

We learned about Momentum from a friend. Our son went to camp there this summer and I was a little worried because he's one of those people that doesn't really like homework/school. I was so relieved that after the first day he asked that he go to Momentum camps instead of the YMCA camps. I think it was a good mix of learning and fun.
The staff is professional, responsive and flexible. We will continue to take our son to Momentum and would refer anyone to them.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

I can't say enough great things about Terri and Momentum tutoring they are fantastic. My 9 yr old son has pretty severe social anxiety and has a hard time with new people and places which makes some situations difficult, but everyone at momentum has gone above and beyond to help him feel comfortable. I started the tutoring camp this summer having to practically drag him to camp and now as the summer comes to an end he walks in no problem and leaves camp feeling proud of himself as everyone calls out bye as he leaves. The tutors are patient and kind and he's gained so much educationally that I feel so much better about starting 5th grade. I was so impressed with Momentum I'll be signing up my son for weekly tutoring during the fall. Thanks for a great summer Momentum tutoring !

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Client Served

Rating: 5

I want to thank Momentum and Ms. Marianne for all the help they have given my daughter Sienna over the last 3 years. Her confidence level has greatly improved along with her mathematic skills. The student/tutor bond is amazing. Momentum provides such a positive experience that goes far beyond just academics.

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Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

We are a Neurofeedback clinic in Lakeside that works with a great deal of children with ADHD. We have noticed that some of our clients have been accessing services from Momentum. Our clients and their parents have reported to us that this organization is wonderful. They feel that their children are being supported and that Momentum really cares about their education and learning. They have also said that their children's grades have improved, they feel more successful with learning, and they are now taking school more seriously. We have requested more business cards from Momentum because we will be sending a lot of clients over to them since they are doing such a wonderful job!

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Our son has been going to Momentum for a number years, we love everyone there! They are extremely caring and do what ever they can to help him grow and learn. We can tell by how he feels and has grown that Mrs Terri and her staff truly love what they do!!

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Client Served

Rating: 5

My son excel so much in writing after his time spent here! The owner/tutor was so fantastic with him. They got him to love writing! I cannot express how grateful we are. Thanks momentum

1 Kim_218

Client Served

Rating: 5

My son has been a student at Momentum Tutoring for 2 years and his Dad and I couldn't be more happy with his progress. He was a whole year behind due to a non-productive Kindergarten year at a Montessori school. His tutor at Momentum was instrumental in getting him caught up to his grade level and he is now reading above grade level. Besides the academic tutoring, he also meets weekly with a Spanish and guitar tutor and always looks forward to his time at Momentum! This is the BEST place in East County for tutoring and giving your child one-on-one instruction.

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Client Served

Rating: 4

My son, now finishing up his Junior year in high school, is in his 3rd year with Momentum Tutoring! The weekly 1:1 sessions with a private aide are invaluable in maintaining his 'almost 4.0' GPA. He's determined to get that 4.0. This is especially important now that we are *this close* to applying to universities. Though the tutors he's assigned to have changed over the years, Momentum always seems to know who will be the best fit. He's currently working with Jacob and it's going really well.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Momentum Tutoring was able to quickly get my son started with his tutoring sessions. We appreciate all of the help Ms. Julia has provided our son, and he has really enjoyed working with her this year.

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Terri's passion of helping children and compassion towards struggling children with specific special needs definitely is overwhelming. She gives of her self so freely and lovingly. My son was struggling in the public school. Thanks to Terri offering to open up her Hybrid Home School, my son is finally thriving! In just a few short weeks, there is already a difference in him. He has gained the confidence he needs to learn to read. He is excited to go to school everyday with Terri. He is excited for what she is going to teach him everyday. My son is a new student because of this program.

2 Tenille V.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Thank you to Terri and the staff at Momentum Tutoring! My daughter Tori had a wonderful time this summer. She is looking forward to next summer!

3 Delilah B.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Thank you Terri and all of the staff at Momentum Tutoring for giving Dylan and Nevaeh one of the best summers they have ever had! You all truly outdid yourselves and I couldn't be more grateful. I am so amazed at how much Nevaeh learned in the past 6 weeks. She grew in so many ways and I'm so proud of her. Garret had a blast volunteering and Dylan can't wait for next summer already! Thank you for putting your heart and soul into this program

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

What a wonderful tutoring camp. My son comes home every single day asking if he can stay another week. He raves about the teacher and the aids involvement. Everyone there is professional and truly care about every single child. I can't tell you how impressed I am .

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Momentum Tutoring helped me so much throughout this school year! Everyone was extremely helpful and friendly and I will definitely come back

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Hi, yes we would want to reserve a spot for Ryan for next school year; even as a junior in HS it's important to keep the GPA up. JEREMY HAS BEEN WONDERFUL! Ryan currently has an A in Pre-Calc. It is so cool to see Ryan make a connection with your tutors, not just academically but personally. Jeremy, Mark, and Matthew last year have really helped Ryan get the extra attention needed, keep him focused especially during baseball season, and in turn to keep his GPA up . I think it’s 3.92 last I checked.
Thank you!

3 Leslie76

Client Served

Rating: 5

Thank you Momentum Tutoring for finding my son a spot and assigning him such a great tutor. My son, Reece, really enjoys working with his tutor,Jeremy. He has been extremely helpful and we are noticing Reece's grades in both Chemistry and Algebra II moving in the right direction. We would definitely recommend Momentum Tutoring to anyone who needs additional help for their student. They are great to work with, accommodating and affordable.


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Board Member

Rating: 5

I have had the pleasure of watching Momentum blossom over the past 6+ years, improving the lives of hundreds of students in and outside of the Santee School District. I have loved and cherished every moment I have spent at Momentum working with the kids. Momentum creates a positive, fun learning environment that students enjoy coming to. The amazing staff makes it so students look forward to their tutoring sessions because of the great relationships they have with their tutors. Terri, the founder of Momentum, is a beam of positive energy and compassion. She is the heart and sole of this organization, making sure that the students always come first. I cannot say enough great things about Momentum. I recommend any parent whose child is struggling in school give Momentum a call; the only thing you will regret is having not called sooner.

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Momentum is a god send, simply put. The help the staff caters to students is out of this world. As a parent, working a full time job, school work is a chore that is dreaded at the end of the day. Momentum provides a wonderfully positive environment that facilitates young blossoming minds. Momentum is worth their weight in gold! Thank you Terri and staff!

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Terri the owner of Momentum is one of a kind!! I am so grateful for all that she is doing to help my daughter and all of the students that come to Momentum! She has selected a wonderful and patient group of tutors who all go the extra mile to help each and every student that walk through their doors. There is only positive energy that comes from Momentum and we are so happy to be a part of this awesome family! Thank you again for EVERYTHING you do for your students!!

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Terri and her staff are amazing.
I love the homework clinic right after school on the premises of Carlton Oaks, it makes it so much easier to get Cindy's homework done. Also the tutoring at the main center is great. Cindy loves going to Momentum Tutoring and doesn't see it as work, it is fun to her.
She has improved so much with her reading and math, and understands it more.
This is the first year Cindy attended the summer camp, and just loves it.
We are adding an extra week, she enjoyed it so much.
Terri is so caring, she has the children's best interest at heart.
Thank you Momentum Tutoring.

3 Angie39

Client Served

Rating: 5

My son was struggling with reading comprehension. After seeing Bianca for about a month 2 times a week his AR grades began to go up. He now understands what he is reading and has learned how to summarize what he has read. Bianca is great with my son. She takes the time to get to know her students and helps them pick books that will help them succeed.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

I would like to thank Terri and her staff they are always helpful. I'm a single father and its great to have Momentum close to my daughter Brooklyn's school. Since she is young they come over to the school and pick Brooklyn up. If it wasn't for my neighbor Jennifer and her girls I wouldn't have known about Momentum, both her girls go there and love it. I want to specially thank Bianca she has worked with my daughter from the start and it has helped schooling and confidence. Brooklyn will be there next year.
I would recommend Momentum to anyone with kids, its Great!

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Client Served

Rating: 5

I wanted to give a huge shoutout to Ms Lani and the rest of the staff at Momentum Tutoring. My son Trey started getting tutored about a year and half ago at Momentum. When he started he lacked confidence to read aloud in class, fluency and word recognition. He was having trouble obtaining grade level expectation. Ms Lani did such an amazing job with Trey. He now is one of the first to raise his hand in class to read aloud. His fluency and word reconition is amazing. He now has reached grade level for his reading and is already onto second semester reading level for next year. I can't thank Ms Lani enough for everything she put into Trey and getting him on the road to success. We will not think twice about returning to Momentum if anything else comes up in the future.
Thank you for everything,
Shanda

3 Marilyn9

Client Served

Rating: 5

I love the way Terri and her staff have worked with my son's teachers to fulfill and excel at the goals we set in his IEP. Perhaps more importantly is the attitude that they all have, and how it has made all the difference to my son's attitude towards school. He has struggled for so long, I'm always afraid he's going to give up, but except for threatening me with eternal hatred if I take him out of Momentum, his attitude is wonderful. They under-charge for their services, know what they are doing and how to be effective, and truly love the kids.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

I have spent a lot of money on tutors and programs all over San Diego county to try to get some help for my son. When he finished these, he was frustrated and feeling stupid, and I have felt he didn't make any progress. Momentum Tutoring is the ONLY place that I have brought him that has had visible results! His writing has improved, his reading is much better, and more importantly, his self confidence has gone through the roof. With other tutoring places he's gone to, he starts out saying he likes the time there, and within a month or so he would hate it. He loves Miss Terri and looks forward to going every time, even after 4 months! Momentum Tutoring is truly one of those gems you occasionally find among the badly run, ineffective, in-it-for-the-money programs out there. And the price is amazing. Thank you for everything you do, Terri! We love you.

2 Evelyn9

Client Served

Rating: 5

Our son is a freshman at a local HS. While he was high-achieving in middle school, the transition to 9th grade (with 3 honors classes, a MUCH larger school, different technology for grading, etc. ) was a bit rough. Suddenly he was getting Cs in some classes and that had never happened before. His math teacher told us that several of the high-performing students at the HS were employed as tutors at Momentum; and we are so glad that we went and met with Terri. She aligned us with an excellent tutor, Matthew, and now our son's grades have improved. He and Matt are a very good fit and in addition to being a very good tutor, Matt is an excellent academic role model as well. Our son is no longer behind in Algebra 2H. With the combination of "at school" tutoring, and the 1:1 work with Matthew, his grade has gone from a C to an A in Math. And recently, he got his first A on an essay in English Honors. Matthew can provide alot of support not only in math but also English (the writing... !) and other subjects and better study habits and organization. Sometimes, to a high achieving student who has never really "had" to study... these things do not come naturally and extra help is needed. Our only regret about Momentum Tutoring is that we didn't find it sooner.

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Their homework club is the greatest. When we sat down to do homework with our daughter Grace it usually would become very adversarial. We spent as much time arguing about her being able to do the work as getting it done. One hour of homework seemed to take all evening. Miss Marianne is the BEST. Grace almost always gets her homework done in the one hour allotted. Grace just loves the crafts and games on Fun Friday. We are so happy that we were told about Momentum and being just across the street from the school is convenient. We feel safe knowing that Grace can walk there after school and that they are looking out for her

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Client Served

Rating: 5

My son is a junior in high school and had extreme difficulty in his chemistry class. He just couldn't learn from the teacher and was failing. He called me at lunch from school three days ago, Tuesday, ready to give up, sure that he would fail the class. He felt dumb and humiliated, and worried that he might not be able to graduate high school. His grades were suffering also due to missing several days of school and his ADD.

We called Momentum tutoring that same day, signed up the same night and our son was tutored the next two days, Wednesday and Thursday. On Friday, he took a chemistry test and scored 100%, with 5 extra credit points. He understood the material, after being lost for six weeks! The teacher told the entire class his score, and it was amazing! He also got a B plus on his algebra 2 test,(up from a D on the first test) and had studied so well for his geography test that he aced the test and filled up the back page with extra credit information...

It seems like a miracle to go from an F to an A in two days... but it happened. Lets see how he does for the long haul. His confidence went from zero to fifty in two days. thanks so much Bree! Terri spent lots of time on the phone with us finding the most appropriate tutors, and we are so appreciative. WE can't thank you enough, and will surely bring our younger son in as well.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

As a volunteer with Momentum Tutoring I have had a wonderful experience! All the employees/employers did a fantastic job training and helping me adjust to the job, they helped me through every step of the way with great kindness and understanding. At this job I feel like a part of a team that truly cares about what they are doing and how they are doing it. I don't have a single bad word to say about Momentum Tutoring.

Jennifer240

Client Served

Rating: 5

Both of my daughters have been working with Terri and her team for almost two years now at Momentum Tutoring. One of my daughters has ADHD and has struggled in school and with her confidence in school. She has worked one on one with Terri and I have seen a huge difference. Terri treats each child as an individual and tailors how she works with each child to bring out the best in them.
This summer my daugher attended Momentum Tutoring Ripley's Believe it or Not summer camp. The camp was amazing. My daugther was so excited to attend each day that she wanted to get there early! That was a huge change in her. She learned a lot over the summer in camp and kept her skills up. It made going back to school easier for her this year. We are really excited about all of the changes that Momentum has made in my daughers school performance and look forward to working with Terri and her team for years to come. I highly recommend Momentum.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Terri and her team put on a first class summer camp with an inspiring and captivating theme of Ripleys Believe It or Not. My 12-yr old girl and 10-yr old boy both attended this three week camp and I cannot express how impressed and appreciative I am for Terri and her team! As I flipped thru the work and evaluations (the workbooks the kids brought home), I was thankful and reassured in my decision to enroll them in this camp. I could clearly see the improvement in their work and their behavior over the three weeks and it's not often you, as a parent, are handed actual proof in your hands that a camp was worth the cost and effort! And the art contest with pictures in the local media was the cherry on top! The kids were so inspired and enjoyed that event so much! Thank you, Terri & Team :)