Local Academic Resources & Services

When it comes to academics, our little scholars need help sometimes, and the Baton Rouge area offers a lot of academic assistance options. We’ve gathered information about tutors, homework help, test prep, and resources to help you through the school year.

Homework Help

Ascension Parish Library (APL)
Online learning resources from APL for test prep, language learning, and skill building. 
■ main.ascension.lib.la.us

East Baton Rouge Parish Library (EBRPL)
For help in subjects including geography, languages, math and science, the EBRPL Kids’ Homework Help page provides a range of resources. 
■ ebrpl.com

Homework Louisiana
Free online academic tutoring, test prep and resources provided by the State Library of Louisiana. Some services offered in Spanish and Vietnamese. 
■ homeworkla.org

Livingston Parish Library (LPL)
LPL offers access to databases and tools for homework help, test prep, and skill development. 
■ mylpl.info


Ascension Public School System
Providing parent resources for Pre-K and Kindergarten students. 
■ apsb.org

Foundation for East Baton Rouge (EBR) School System
Supporting the EBR School System, the Foundation provides resources for science, technology, engineering, and math career research. 
■ foundationebr.org

Livingston Parish Public Schools (LPPS) Family Resource Center
A lending library open to parents of LPPS, the center’s goal is to provide resources and assist families with children’s educational needs. Provides educational materials, ACT prep materials and special needs information. 
■ lpsb.org
■ (225) 667-1098

Louisiana Department of Education
Starting with the premise that all children can achieve and parents know best how to prepare their children to succeed, Louisiana Believes provides information so parents can decide the best education for their children.
■ louisianabelieves.com

Suspecting Dyslexia?
Janet S. Vosburg, a dyslexia consultant, offers one-hour screenings that show how students process information.
■ (832) 544-7798

Test Prep

ACT Preparatory Academy
A collaboration from LSU, Southern University, and 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge since 2006, the ACT Prep Academy has since expanded to include Baton Rouge Community College. 
■ 100blackmenmetrobr.org
■ (225) 356-9444 

The Extra Point ACT
This standardized test prep company specializes in preparing students for the ACT and PSAT with classes and tutoring in Baton Rouge. 
■ extrapointact.com 

LSU Continuing Education
ACT prep courses, taught by instructors who know the test better than anyone, prepare students to do their best when it counts. 
■ outreach.lsu.edu
■ (225) 578-2500 

Magnolia Prep
Run according to the principles of the Catholic Church, Magnolia Prep provides private tutoring and group courses for the ACT, SAT, and PSAT. 
■ magnoliaprep.com 
■ (318) 286-7556

MasteryPrep specifically focuses on bringing up students’ ACT scores to college-ready standards, helping every student excel on the ACT and beyond. 
■ masteryprep.com 
■ (855) 922-8773

The Princeton Review Baton Rouge
With a mission to provide personalized, innovative, best-in-class private tutoring, test prep, and admission products and services, the Princeton Review helps students achieve their academic goals. 
■ princetonreview.com
■ 1 (800) 2REVIEW


Best in Class Professional Tutoring
A teacher-run tutoring service for K-12 students that provides assistance in math, English, science, history, and foreign languages. 
■ bestinbr.com  
■ (225) 505-6900

Gloryland Resources Education Center
This nonprofit social services organization, affiliated with Gloryland Baptist Church, offers after-school tutoring and summer enrichment. 
■ gercinc.org 
■ (225) 356-0577

A math-only learning center, Mathnasium helps kids in grades 1-12 understand math by teaching in a way that makes sense to them whether they begin far behind or already ahead. 
■ mathnasium.com
■ (225) 753-6284 

Sylvan Learning Center
Sylvan provides homework help, test prep, and tutoring in reading, math and writing, offering in-center tutoring for students PreK-12. 
■ sylvanlearning.com
■ (225) 238-6105 

Varsity Tutors
This online tool connects students to highly credentialed tutors for online or in-person lessons with flexible scheduling. 
■ varsitytutors.com 
■ (888) 888-0446

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