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We have proudly served Ankeny and the surrounding area for over 12 years! Our Center Director is Dennis Shaw. Dr. Shaw has over 40 years experience serving in Higher Education leadership positions in Wisconsin and Iowa. He is currently an Adjunct Faculty member at Iowa State University. Managing Director Lisa Shaw has earned her BSBA degree in Marketing and Management and coordinates our marketing and community outreach areas. Jennifer DeMuynck, acts as Assistant Director and helps to coordinate schedules. Jennifer is a full-time staff member in the Collins-Maxwell School District. Together, our leadership team and our staff of certified teachers are dedicated to "making a difference" in the life of our students and our communities. Watch for us at future community events.

Huntington prides itself on being "Your Tutoring Solution" for students in all grades and core subjects. Academic tutoring is for students in all grades who need improvement in reading, writing, spelling, phonics, mathematics and study skills. We prep for most standardized and state exams, including the ACT, SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, AP Exams, High School entrance exams, SSAT, ISEE, COOP, GED, and ASVAB. Under subject tutoring, we tutor middle and high school students in math and science as well as provide tutoring in areas such as writing and advanced study skills.


110 SE Grant Street, Suite 104
Ankeny, IA 50021
Alpha Place Office Building.

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  • Monday - Thursday: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Sunday: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Areas We Service

Runnells, Mitchellville, Huxley, Alleman, Altoona, Maxwell, Pleasant Hill, Polk City, Bondurant, Ankeny, Des Moines


This Huntington Learning Center® business is independently owned and operated by Allons-y Ankeny, LLC, which is a franchisee of Huntington Learning Centers, Inc.

Schools We Service

Rock Creek Elementary, Morris Elementary, Ankeny Christian Academy, East Elementary School, Northwest Elementary School, Parkview Middle School, Terrace Elementary School, Northview Middle School, Prairie Ridge Middle School, Westwood Elementary School, Ankeny High School, Northeast Elementary, Southeast Elementary School, Ankeny Centennial High School, Ashland Ridge Elementary, Crocker Elementary School, Woodside Middle School, Cornell Elementary School, Saydel High School, North Polk Middle School

Our students have been accepted at these schools

  • Iowa State University
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln
  • University of Missouri - Columbia
  • Drake University
  • Central College
  • Minnesota State University - Mankato
  • University of Chicago
  • United States Naval Academy
  • Stanford University
  • University of Wisconsin - Stout
  • Harvard University
  • View More...
Huntington Students Received $187,000,0000 in scholarships.  learn more

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Nationwide Tutoring & Test Prep

Why does Huntington Learning Center work? For over 40 years, we’ve treated students as individuals, and tailored our tutoring programs to fit their unique needs, academic goals and schedules. The best part? Our tutoring centers are proven to accelerate academic results, so you can trust us to help your child succeed.

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Our Key to Success Is Our Proven Method

At Huntington Learning Center, we understand that one size does not fit all students. Our method is a 4-step approach that works and truly sets our programs apart — and we have decades of experience, and countless success stories to prove it. If your student needs a tutor who can provide personalized, one-on-one attention, come to one of our learning centers to find out how we can help enrich his or her academic journey.

Building A Brighter Future Through Our Mission

Our mission is to give every student the best education possible. Hear about our success through the eyes of our students, parents, franchisees, and staff.

Parent Testimonials

Help with Calculus

"Dennis and his team were awesome. Our son goes to ISU and needed some help getting through calculus. We appreciated their flexibility with scheduling and tailored plan that fit our son's needs. Thank you so much for all you do!!"

Improve the ACT in hopes of being admitted to the Naval Academy.

"My son has been working with Huntington for over a year now. He had a goal to achieve an outstanding score on the ACT in hopes of being admitted to the Naval Academy.
His first practice test was a 17 composite score. Now he sits at 28! Huntington has been flexible and understanding while working with a busy kid.
We owe them many praises for the work they have done with Jackson to achieve his dream! Go Navy!

The Results Are In: Huntington Helps

At each of our local tutoring centers, our experienced tutors tailor test prep and teaching styles to meet the unique needs of each student and get the best results in the tutoring and test prep industry. After only 3 months of tutoring, our students have achieved:


Grade Levels Growth In reading & math


Point Increase On ACT score


Point Increase On SAT score

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