Elite Academy began with six small classrooms on a half floor of rented space with roughly 30 students and a handful of teachers. One of the math teachers was Young Kwon himself. Utilizing chalkboards and wooden chairs with desks, Elite Academy offered English, Math, Writing, Science, and Computer courses. Students began their day with a short quiz, went through classwork, and were assigned homework to be completed in preparation for their next class. To promote teamwork amongst the students, Elite Academy created their own softball team the following summer semester. At one point, the teachers even got together and put on a rock band/drama show for the students.