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Work With The Perfect Tutor For You

All Phoenix tutors possess the highest qualifications. In addition to completing a rigorous interview process, tutors in Phoenix, AZ must pass a background check and have academic credentials verified. An expert director will help you find the best tutor from this elite group; we stand behind these matches and even offer a money-back guarantee.

Receive customized Phoenix tutoring in the comfort of your own home or online at times that are convenient for you.

What is the cost of studying with a private tutor in Pittsburgh?

The price of working with a Pittsburgh tutor depends on several variables, including what you want to review, how often you intend to meet your instructor, your physical location, and the size of your group. For example, you may pay a different rate for a single marathon session than you would if you set up a regular schedule with your instructor.

Likewise, tutoring for a child focusing on geography at Paynter Elementary School would be a different price than tutoring for an undergraduate at Duquesne University. Many instructors offer both private and group sessions as well. Reviewing in a one-on-one learning environment allows your instructor to introduce new concepts at your preferred pace, ensuring that you can build the academic foundation you need to tackle more advanced concepts. Alternatively, working in a group environment makes it easier to consider multiple viewpoints and expand your horizons. Both arrangements are proven, and Varsity Tutors provides affordable small group classes to complement any tutoring plan.

Furthermore, a tutor in Pittsburgh can help both struggling and high-achieving students pursue their academic goals. If you would like to learn more about how private instruction could help you or your student, reach out to our friendly Educational Directors for a specific pricing quote.

Are there resources that can help me locate a private tutor in Pittsburgh?

Finding your own private teacher in Pittsburgh means making sure that each prospective instructor understands the material you wish to review, possesses superlative communication skills, and offers the scheduling flexibility you need. Most people don't have the time to perform all of that research, so why not trust the experts at Varsity Tutors to handle it for you?

We maintain a database with over 40,000 certified tutors, allowing us to accommodate whatever you're looking for in a private instructor.

If your student tends to forget the books they need to finish their homework, we'll connect you with a tutor who can help them develop their organizational skills. If you put off larger assignments until the last minute, we will find you a tutor who can help you create a workable project schedule. Just tell us what you want and our Educational Directors will make it happen.

We will even refer you to a tutor in Pittsburgh who you can study alongside without ever leaving home. Our exclusive Live Learning Platform is designed to make remote tutoring more accessible. Tools such as a shared document editor and virtual whiteboard ease the transition to remote learning. Every session is also recorded automatically, so you can go back for a refresher on the causes of the Civil War or another topic whenever you wish. Who knew that private tutoring could be so easy?

Are there different kinds of tutoring available in Pittsburgh?

Our database includes experts in over 3,000 different content areas, allowing us to find a match for virtually any student's academic and scheduling needs in as little as 24 hours. If your student needs help understanding how groundwater ultimately ends up back in the atmosphere, we'll find you a tutor who can patiently explain the water cycle until it clicks.

If you're studying a foreign language at a local school such as Central Catholic High School, we'll match you with a native speaker who can help you conjugate verbs or pronounce words correctly. The choice is yours.

Likewise, a private Pittsburgh tutor can help you prepare for important exams. If the student in your life is studying for their first PSSA, we'll connect you with a tutor who can provide resources developed by experts to increase their self-confidence. If you are taking a test such as the DAT or Series 7, we'll find you a tutor who has firsthand experience with it. Essentially, we will find you a great tutor for any test or professional certification you're interested in.

A private teacher in Pittsburgh can even support your homeschooling efforts. You might not think that you need a tutor to homeschool your children, but wouldn't you like an expert set of eyes to look over your lesson plans? Likewise, a tutor can present any material that you aren't comfortable teaching. Signing up also gets you access to our Learning Lab: an exclusive collection of resources designed to help students and their parents make the most of homeschooling. For instance, you get access to adaptive assessments that can pinpoint a student's strengths and weaknesses. Why try to go it alone when a tutor can make things so much simpler?

Are the tutors in Pittsburgh subject to an assessment process?

There are no government agencies that certify the skills of each tutor in Pittsburgh, but Varsity Tutors uses a thorough vetting process so you can trust all of the information received during sessions. We start by authenticating the academic expertise and teaching skills that prospective instructors claim.

We also verify that each tutor is available when they say they are to make it easier to schedule sessions.

We also consider intangible qualities that can mean the difference between a good experience and an excellent one. For example, we value instructors who can respond to their student's needs in real-time, whether that means shifting how the material is presented to better accommodate a pupil's innate learning style or spending less time on a concept than initially planned. We also look for instructors who have outgoing personalities that students can look forward to working with. If a student genuinely enjoys their meetings, they are likely to get more out of them.

Tutoring is a powerful educational tool for students of all ages and ability levels, and Varsity Tutors is the easiest way to find a great tutor in Pittsburgh. If you are ready to get started or simply have a few more burning questions, please contact our Educational Directors online or by phone to discuss your or your student's needs in further detail. We promise that your needs will always come first when you choose us!

The Phoenix School System

Phoenix has more than 300 public schools in 30 school districts, along with nearly 200 private and charter schools. The way the schools are designated and organized is a bit more complicated in the Phoenix area than in most other school districts. It is the legacy of rapid city expansion into other incorporated areas. Many of the existing schools were already in place before they became part of Phoenix. Because of this, some school districts only serve grades K-8 while others only serve grades 9-12, and still others have schools in grades K-12. It can be challenging for parents to discern which school their child will be directed to as he or she advances through the system, and even more difficult to determine what placement would be most beneficial.

No matter which school your child is in, online or in-home tutoring could help him or her maximize academic potential. Private tutors in the Phoenix area can assist students in grades K-12 with any coursework they find challenging and can also help with preparation for exams such as the ISEE, ACT, SAT, AzMERIT, and AIMS Science.

Here's a breakdown of AzMerit proficiency rates in the city. How does your student measure up?

Phoenix Test Scores

The AzMERIT is the statewide achievement test for students in Arizona schools. It assesses reading, writing, and mathematical skills for students in the third grade and above each spring. While students are not required to pass an AzMERIT for graduation, they are required to pass a civics exam prior to graduation. The AIMS Science exam is given to students in grades 4, 8, and in high school in order to ensure students meet federal requirements for science educational gains.

Varsity Tutors can help you find a Phoenix tutor who explains course and exam content to students, while also helping them refine their test-taking skills. If you have a student who is eager to attend one of the best schools in the city, you may want to consider one of the following options:

Phoenix High School Rankings

High School Phoenix Ranking State Ranking AP Pass Rate
Arizona School for the Arts 1 14 99%
University High School 2 20 47%
Desert Vista High School 3 22 86%
Chaparral High School 4 23 Unavailable
Horizon Honors Secondary School 5 25 94%
Great Hearts Academies - Veritas Prep 6 33 Unavailable
McClintock High School 7 35 78%
Paradise Valley High School 8 42 82%
Sunnyslope High School 9 44 75%
Metropolitan Arts Institute 10 47 Unavailable

Private tutoring isn’t simply limited to students in grades K-12. Varsity Tutors can help you find Phoenix tutors to assist students who are working on higher education coursework as well. Perhaps you or your child has been considering one of the following Phoenix universities:

Phoenix University Rankings

College National Rank Acceptance Rate
Arizona State University 170 83%
Grand Canyon University 456 56%
Arizona State University - West Campus 529 78%
Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix Campus 544 77%
Arizona State University - Polytechnic Campus 819 76%
University of Advancing Technology Unavailable 85%
Arizona Christian University Unavailable 59%

An experienced private tutor can work with a student to get prepared for entrance exams such as the SAT or ACT. A tutor can also help students hone their writing skills so they make the best impressions with their admissions essays. Tutors work with students in a one-on-one environment, as opposed to busy classrooms where students may not get the attention they need. Look at these student-teacher ratios for Phoenix schools:

Phoenix Student-to-Teacher Ratios

Hamilton High School has a 21 1 student-teacher ratio.

Mesa High School has a 23 1 student-teacher ratio.

Red Mountain High School has a 23 1 student-teacher ratio.

Perry High School has a 23 1 student-teacher ratio.

Mountain View High School has a 24 1 student-teacher ratio.

Arizona State Average has a 15 1 student-teacher ratio.

How Varsity Tutors Can Help

Once you or your child has begun college classes, a private tutor can provide assistance and insight to help them excel in this new setting. Private tutors are also ideal for adults who have decided to go back to college to learn new skills, earn an advanced degree, or even undergo new training for an existing career. Working with a personal tutor to receive individualized instruction is an invaluable resource for students of all ages and abilities, and it’s convenient as well. You have the power to choose when and where you meet with your tutor. You may also receive lessons that focus on exactly what you need to learn in a way that is compatible with your learning style. To get started, contact Varsity Tutors today.

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Your tutor can customize your lessons and present concepts in engaging easy-to-understand-ways.

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You can learn more efficiently and effectively because the teaching style is tailored to you.

Online Convenience

With the flexibility of online tutoring, your tutor can be arranged to meet at a time that suits you.

Session Summaries by Tutors

Tutoring review by Joe in Phoenix, AZ
The student was intelligent, but he tends to make simple mistakes in some areas where he should be stronger. For instance, he would often answer correctly without much effort, but then I'd look at the answer he put previously and notice that he either guessed incorrectly or settled upon an answer that was good but not good enough (typical in reading comprehension questions). I suspect this is because he has only recently begun to work on these tests. As he practices more, he'll be able to work through 120 questions without getting burned out. Also, I gave him strategies to help to make it less cumbersome.  
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Tutoring review by Mathew in Phoenix, AZ
During the student's last session, we went through four test sections -- two reading, one math, and one writing -- and then concluded by recapping some of the strategies we have worked on throughout our two months of lessons. The student stands well-situated on his upcoming SAT(s). His math is very close to perfect and little work remains to be done there. Reading and Writing are also very, very strong.
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Tutoring review by Isabella in Phoenix, AZ
The student and I talked about food, cooking, and restaurant culture in New York. We also talked some more about his various professions of interest. During the last half hour, we translated into Spanish a poem that he wrote recently, and discussed the different choices of words we had in translating.
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Tutoring review by Elizabeth in Phoenix, AZ
The student and I talked through her strengths and weaknesses on the assessment test and what work she'd already done. She is very bright and motivated, and already in very strong shape for the test. We will focus on reading comprehension and scrambled paragraphs next.
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Tutoring review by Melanie in Phoenix, AZ
We began our session by reviewing the science portion of the test about data representation. The student practiced on two items (a botany example and mortality rates) graphs and tables. He did quite well on both. He then took the mathematics (timed) portion of the test. We finished with a brief online practice of grammar. Great session and great student!!
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Tutoring review by Damian in Phoenix, AZ
Covered a math section from the review book, including three different advanced geometry problems, one involving trig (but allowing for shortcut special right triangles) on a map. The special right triangles is not something we've gone over, so this was very productive. We moved on to an English section, only one rhetorical skills question wrong, the rest were miscellaneous grammar questions, mostly commas. Very impressed with student's progress on English. Finished up with an essay, which went very well.
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