Staten Island's Leaders in Test Taking Skills

Expert Instructors

Our instructors are certified teachers in schools that use an accelerated curriculumin both ELA and Math. They have extensive knowledge of the SHSAT and are experts in preparing students to achieve mastery and success.

Test Taking Strategies

Drawing upon their expertise, our instructors prepare their students with advanced test taking strategies and skills. Research shows that stronger content knowledge increases test-taking proficiency.

Tools and Techniques

Our instructors provide their students with the necessary test-taking tools they will need in order to excel on this competitive and challenging test. Scoring high on the SHSAT is our top priority!

The SHSAT is the gateway into New York’s
Top and Most Prestigious High Schools.


We work closely with our students and parents to ensure they have the tools they need to get the highest score possible on the SHSAT exam. In order to gauge progress, we also offer several full practice tests throughout the program.

Full Sample Tests

to gauge
student progress

3D Printing


and 3D printing of
toys & tools


how nature balances
its ecosystems.

What sets the FUSION Program apart from other summer programs?

A truly unique left/right brain balance

progressive teaching techniques

Fun, creative and exploratory methods of acquiring brain building skills
Kids learn best when their hands and minds are involved.


Vocabulary Building

Study of morphology (layers of language, study of word origins and meanings


Yes! Sentence Structure –
Handwriting & Spelling!

Public Speaking

Increase Confidence
& Motivation

Writing Skills

Essay writing, research
reports, content – area writing, reporting and critiques

Socratic Seminars

Build listening
and Speaking Skills

Friday & Saturday Program Schedule

Friday Class Option 4:15pm - 6pm
$80 per week - Paid Monthly

Special 3 Month Package Price – FRIDAY

January – March
10 Classes – $80 per class
Originally $800 plus 5% PACKAGE DISCOUNT =


Special Complete Package Price – FRIDAY

January – June
20 Classes – $80 per class
Originally $1600 with 10% PACKAGE DISCOUNT=


Saturday Class Option 9:00am - 12 noon
$100 per week - Paid Monthly

Special 3 Month Package Price – SATURDAY

January – March
10 Classes – $100 per class
Originally $1,000 plus 5% PACKAGE DISCOUNT =


Special Complete Package – SATURDAY

January – June
21 Classes – $100 per class
$2,050 with 5% package discount = $1,845


Ask about our sibling discount.
> Extended Day Available. > Lunch Options Also Available.

Meet the Directors

Director of Program / English

Maria Casale

BS Elementary Education, Advanced Studies in English. Ms Reading Specailist, Nationally Board Certified Teacher, Certified School Based Instructional Leader.

Director of Program / Math & Science

Ulugbek Akhmedov

MS Physics Tashkent State University, 1993 MA Science Education CCNY,2004 15 years teaching physics, chemistry and mathmatics (Currently 10 years at Stuyvesant High School).

All teachers are qualified and have extensive training and teaching experience in the following schools & programs

  • Stuyvesant
  • The McAuliffe School
  • The Anderson School
  • STEM Programs
  • Mark Twain
  • Staten Island Tech