Learn to Read SF & Marin

LearnUp Centers teaches kids (and adults) to read

LearnUp’s reading program:

  • uses a blended approach for the most effective outcomes
  • teaches reading through reading
  • uses one on one tutoring for the highest impact

The average LearnUp student learns to read in three months. 

Watch Kevin as he transforms his reading.

As a 5th grader, Kevin was reading at low Kindergarten grade level when he enrolled in LearnUp. At school, Kevin was struggling to keep up with his classes and was unable to read even the most basic text. In less than 3 months of tutoring at LearnUp, Kevin went from a non-Reader to a reader.

Read more LearnUp Stories. 


What parents, students, and educators are saying about LearnUp…

“I like it because it makes me happy. I can read bigger words. And can read by myself.”  — LearnUp Student

“LearnUp centers is amazing…he ended seven weeks later at a 4th-grade level where he should be but more importantly with a love of reading. For the first time ever we have seen him pick up a book and read without being asked to do it.” Mary Flynn, Parent

AMAZING reading program!!! ”  Tatiana O’Donoghue, LearnUp parent

 “LearnUp is a miracle!” Dawn Gross, MD, PhD, LearnUp Parent

Read more testimonials from parents, students, and educators.

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LearnUp Centers is tutoring all levels and types of readers in San Francisco and Marin. 

Learning to read starts with a FREE reading assessment.


San Francisco Based Nonprofit

Thanks to a partnership with La Boulangerie bakery, LearnUp is housed in their corporate offices above the Pine St. bakery in San Francisco.

LearnUp’s One for One model provides scholarships that teach lifelong reading skills to deserving children.

To support LearnUp Centers or to learn more about our One for One Scholarship Program.

Want to visit the clinic and see what the program in action? Come on by!