CSV Learning Centers

By Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV)

We provide Learning Centers that serve students in Grades 6–8 who are referred by their teachers for one-to-one tutoring after school.

Photo of two CSV Volunteer Tutors excited to start a session.
This program runs during the school year.
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

One day a week from 3:00-4:15 PM, the schedule is set with each upper school, typically October through June.

Ages: 12 to 14.

Grades 6th grade through 8th grade.

Eligibility is based on grade level (6th-8th) and not age. Typically students are referred by a teacher or staff member at their school.

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Analía Ivanier
Learning Center Director

Registration required

  • Sign-up is ongoing

Caregivers interested in enrolling their students should speak with the student's teacher. CSV works with families to enroll students. We will contact the caregivers of students referred to the program. There is no specific deadline.



  • In-person only.

Putnam Avenue Upper School

100 Putnam Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States

Cambridge Street Upper School

840 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02141
United States

Rindge Avenue Upper Campus

70 Rindge Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02140
United States

Neighborhood 9
Vassal Lane Upper School (Temporary Location)

158 Spring Street
Cambridge, MA 02141
United States

East Cambridge and Wellington Harrington
Amigos School

15 Upton St.
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States

  • Transportation provided from the venue; see notes below.

Students can take the late bus home (provided by CPS) at 4:30 PM.

Wheelchair accessible.

Accessibility is the accessibility of the school where a Learning Center is located.

Additional information

This program includes: Homework help, organization, mentoring, social-emotional learning

Learning Centers are located at the four public middle (upper) schools in Cambridge and at Amigos (K–8) School. CSV staff recruit, screen, train, and match tutors with individual students. CSV provides on-site staff support and collaborates with each school. Each Learning Center operates once a week, after school, from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.