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What is Essential Skills Advantage?

ESA is an online reading and language program for kids in grades K to 6. Our program consists of 1000s of fun and engaging activities that help build skills in sight words, phonics, spelling, grammar, reading comprehension, and much more!

ESA is proven to increase motivation, build confidence, and improve grades. It allows children to learn independently and at their own pace in a distraction-free environment, and caters to visual, auditory, and tactile learning styles.

Our program is an excellent supplement for any curriculum whether it’s to introduce new skills or for review.

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What ESA Parents Have to Say


This is awesome!

This is awesome! My son loves it and he's enjoying it right now. Thanks.

We both love it!!!

I have been using this for the past week with my son, and we both love it!!! Thank you ESA!!

A WONDERFUL product!

Thank you so much for a such a WONDERFUL product! My daughters are three and four years old and I had to tear them away from the computer today. You have provided another tool in my educational arsenal. May God bless your company and staff greatly.


Love your program

Mrs. Diaz
The only site I let my kids on

This is the only site I let my kids on for computer time! Ages 5 and 7!


By the way my daughter LOVES LOVES LOVES this site and is just whizzing through it (she is picking up things very fast and retaining) so thank you for a great program!

Love it!

Signed up 3 days ago. Love it!

Flying through it

My Gabby loves this . She is flying through it.

Great for extra practice!!!

I just got this and my kids love it. Great for extra practice!!!


My daughter does between 20-40 minutes almost everyday. SHE LOVES IT

Highly Recommend

We started using it with my 6 yr old daughter a couple months ago and have been very pleased! It isn't as distracting as a lot of the other online programs are which, in my opinion, makes it much more effective! My daughter enjoys it and actually ...

Not reading at all a month ago

We've been using this for my 1st grader for less than a month. I'd like to add, he was not reading at all a month ago and today he read me 98/100 words from his brother's 2nd grade word list!


This program is great!

Grand daughter loves it

My 4 1\2 yr old grand daughter loves it

TONS of activities

TONS of activities and their great for my daughter who has mild learning delays secondary to cerebral palsy. She loves the site! And it is all free. Wish I would have seen it a long time ago!

I love it

I love it and so does my daughter!!

It's really free

It's really free, and my 5 year old loves it!

Thank you guys

My daughter absolutely loves Essential Skills Advantage. She is very eager to go on to the next activities and get 100's. Bonus Plus: it's FREE!!! Thank you guys

Loving the whole thing

I just started my 4 year old on this and he's loving the whole thing- some bits are hard for him but we work through it together. I absolutely love that is free!

A wonderful free learning program!!!

Thank You for having a wonderful free learning program!!! It is so much off the shoulders of a homeschooling parent who teaches children at two different grade levels at a time ... You don't know how much it means to have this kind of support. God...