We’re Here to Serve the Students of Montgomery, AL
At Better Than Average Tutoring, we provide innovative, data-oriented, academic support services that help our clients make advancements wherever they are in their academic journey. We help them make advancements by building confidence and shifting the focus from the pressure of performance to the love of learning.
How We Meet the Needs of Learners in Montgomery
We support learners’ success in a diverse range of academic fields, from Pre-K to college and beyond. Our peer tutors and staff are skilled at managing different learners, organizing creative and fun learning experiences, and promoting student success. We’re the only tutoring agency in Alabama with 100+ 5-star Google Reviews, and we’ve been nominated as a 5-Star Top Tutoring Center by parents. We’ve also been voted a Top Tutoring Center in Montgomery multiple years in a row!
Our devoted team keeps track of our learner’s development in different areas, recognizing their stepping stones and sharing their successes. We work closely with students, parents, teachers, and other tutors because we know how important collaboration is for learning and growth. Together, we can help each learner discover and embrace their true potential!
LJ’s Story: Starting in the 3rd grade at MacMillan International Baccalaureate Academy, LJ the CEO and Founder of Better Than Average helped students after school in their studies. Attending magnet school from Kindergarten through twelfth grade, LJ understands the importance of education and having support when it comes to academics.
During his eleventh-grade year at Brewbaker Technology Magnet High School after years of tutoring, LJ discovered his passion for helping others unlock their potential and embrace their inner confidence and decided to open Better Than Average to help more students with their studies. and. He thought that making learning fun and exciting would provide a great result for students and Better Than Average Tutoring was built off of this belief!
Jireh’s Story: Since opening day, Jireh Goldsmith has been a tutor at Better Than Average and has found it to be a very rewarding experience. She decided to become a part of BTA’s learning family because she enjoys helping others reach their full academic potential–she loves anything school-related! Jireh is a magnet school graduate herself that has consistently earned a 4.25 GPA.
The pandemic started and Better Than Average Tutoring switched to virtual learning.
Better Than Average Tutoring purchased their first brick-and-mortar! Adopted new technology to house student records. Adopted assessment software to pinpoint student’s specific needs so BTA tutors could use data to drive instruction. LJ hired his former High-School English Teacher as a Training and Development Manager. Local news recognizes LJ’s efforts as a young-trailblazer in the education landscape of the Montgomery Community., City of Montgomery recognizes Better Than Average during National Black Busdiness Month.
Nominated as a Top Tutoring Center. Began Corporate partnerships with local childcare agencies to provide after-school tutoring and partnered with agencies for Computer Literacy training for employees.
Nominated as a Top Tutoring Center for the second consecutive year. Upgraded testing software to provide real-time data on student progression, accountability metrics to ensure students are working to get on track and stay ahead, and provide resources that clients can complete at home that will further drive student progression. Received an official proclamation from the Mayor recognizing our efforts to reshape education through innovative initiatives and the work we’ve done with hundreds of Montgomery students.
To date we’ve accomplished: 10,000+ Tutoring Sessions and 600,000 + logged tutoring time.