High Country Academy is the premier local tutoring service in Watauga, Avery, and Ashe counties of North Carolina. 



Are you looking for a diagnostic assessment that provides detailed information about your child's academic standing in reading or math? We can help!



Private tutoring is available for students in grades K-12. We focus on math, reading, writing, SAT/ACT/GRE prep, and more!

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Looking to boost your SAT, ACT, or GRE score?  Let us help! SAT, ACT, and GRE prep instruction is offered year round via online and face-to-face options.   Check out our test prep packages!


5 Major Steps

Back by popular demand!!!

Do you have a high school student who is starting to think about college?  Sign them up for our 5 Major Steps workshop on Saturday, January 13th from 10:00-3:00 p.m.

The 5 Major Steps workshop is divided into five sessions:

  • Personality Assessment
  • Career Assessment
  • Understanding the Job Market
  • Financial Considerations
  • Mapping Your Path

Students will leave with an action plan equipping them to make the most of their high school years and maximize their college investment.  




ACT Prep Course

Spring 2018

Do you have a high school student who will be taking the ACT at WHS on February 28th?  This course is for them!  Set them up for success by enrolling them in our ACT Prep Course.

The This 16-hour prep course includes a workbook, 12 classroom hours with one of our test prep tutors, and 1 practice test.  


Saturday, February 3
Saturday, February 10
Saturday, February 17 - Practice Test
Saturday, February 24

*All classes will meet from 10:00-2:30 p.m. except for the practice test on Saturday, February 17th, which will be from 8:00-12:00.


$350 per student


Registration LINK


**One-on-one SAT and ACT prep is available year-round.  Contact us for additional details.

Our tutors can help your child prepare for an upcoming test, complete their homework, or any other last minute academic need. 


À la carte tutoring does not require a one-month commitment like regular tutoring.

One-time sessions are $50 per hour.  

To schedule a one-time session, click below and complete the form.