Winter Break 2019/20 SAT Academy Registration

Providing a more personalized experience than other test prep approaches, our program is designed to ensure that students get the maximum benefit from their prep time.

Average score increase over the last 2 years of classes = 200 points per student!

Class dates: Dec 21, 2019 – Jan 4, 2020

All sessions held at The Jones-Gordon School campus.

Included: All course materials, including online practice; 18 hours of targeted in-class instruction; small classes (max. 12) with personalized attention; 2 full-length proctored practice tests and comprehensive diagnostic reports


Instructor Samantha De Palo is an award-winning Highly Qualified teacher with a master’s degree in Secondary Education with an emphasis in Mathematics. She also holds undergrad degrees in English Literature and Spanish Linguistics. In 2013, she received a Fulbright scholarship and taught at a university outside Mexico City. Upon returning to the U.S., she completed two years of service with Teach For America, teaching high school math at a large public high school in the West Valley, during which time she also worked as a tutor for Kaplan Test Prep. This is Sam’s fifth year at Jones-Gordon where she is the Director of High School.