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Ballwin Tutoring FAQ

Ballwin, Missouri, is a St. Louis suburb, and has been named among the 100 best places to live in the U.S. by Money magazine. It was settled in 1804 by John Ball. Aside from being near urban amenities and monuments, such as the Gateway Arch, Ballwin has an extensive parks and recreation system, keeping residents content with the area in which they live.

The public schools in Ballwin include many of the facilities from the Parkway School District and Rockwood School District. West High, ranked 10th in the state, has a Silver ranking from U.S. News & World Report. It also has a comprehensive Advanced Placement program. In 2008, Selvidge Middle School became the state's second school to receive the Recognized ASCA Model Program award, from the American School Counselor Association. Marquette High is another high-performing school in the area. With private test prep instruction via in-home or online tutoring in Ballwin, MO, you could be working towards excelling in these top schools.

Ballwin's close proximity to St. Louis means you'll find many top universities nearby. There are many opportunities to prepare. Looking to advance your education through private Ballwin, MO, tutoring? You may enjoy receiving instruction, either in-home or online, for your class or for test prep, to try to be noticed by admissions counselors. Washington University in St. Louis (its medical school is among the top 10 in the country) and Saint Louis University are nationally renowned for research. To get into any of these, you'll want to stay ahead of your class. If you are falling behind, online tutoring from Ballwin, MO, tutors is a great way to receive test prep, work to get caught up, and get prepared for college.

A suburban community, Ballwin has no shortage of shopping. You'll find two major retail complexes along Manchester Road. These are Olde Town Plaza, plus various specialty stores, fast food chains, and car dealerships. Ellisville Square has shops, food, and a Chuck E. Cheese's just outside of Ballwin. This string of shopping centers essentially bisect the northern and southern sides of the community.

The Ballwin Athletic Association Complex has several baseball diamonds and softball fields to enjoy an afternoon of competition. It is located behind the local elementary school. You'll also find abundant golf if you are into hitting the links. Ballwin is home to Meadowbrook Country Club and the Ballwin Golf Course

Ballwin is a great place to live and learn, but it's not always best to go it alone. Seeking tutors in Ballwin, MO, is a great first step to try to get to the next level in your education.

The Ballwin School System

Ballwin is a family friendly suburb just about 20 miles west of St. Louis, Missouri. It has a diverse population of just over 30,000 residents and is part of the great St. Louis metro area. The metro is home to more than 2.8 million people. Most Ballwin public school students attend one of the 29 schools in the Rockwood School District, which is St. Louis County’s largest public school system.

At any point in their academic career, students can count on Varsity Tutors to help them reach their educational goals. The one-on-one support from a private tutor found for you by Varsity Tutors could make a dramatic difference in a student’s future.

Below is a chart showing an overview of how well Ballwin area schools are preparing their students for the state assessments exams.

Ballwin Test Scores

A professional tutor in Ballwin can help younger students prepare for MAP (Missouri Assessment Program) tests, which are designed to see how well they are doing in core academic subjects. Students in grades 3-8 take grade-level assessments on English language arts, math, and science. In high school, they take end-of-course tests in specific classes like English, algebra and geometry, biology, US history, and others. Tutors can aid students with content, and with valuable test-taking strategies. A private tutor can also help students prepare for standardized tests such as the SAT, ACT, LSAT, GRE, and other admissions exams.

Ballwin tutor isn't just about test prep. Tutors who specialize in virtually any subject are available as well. Tutors get to know your child’s personality, strengths, weaknesses, interests, goals, and learning style. With this information, tutors develop customized lessons that encourage your student to enjoy learning, engage in the content, make quick progress, and increase their confidence. This support may be vital to your child’s education.

Ballwin students have access to some of the best public high schools in the state. The table below indicates how the top Ballwin area high schools compare to other high schools throughout Missouri.

Ballwin High School Rankings

High School Ballwin Ranking State Ranking AP Pass Rate
Lafayette High School 1 3 92%
Marquette Senior High School 2 5 85%
Parkway West High School 3 8 84%
Parkway South High School 4 12 80%
Valley Park Senior High School 5 27 0%

Schools in Ballwin heave reasonable classroom sizes, with an average of about 16 students per teacher. Still, some students require more individual attention than they receive during class to fully understand course material. The following table outlines the student-teacher ratios at a sampling of Ballwin area high schools.

Ballwin Student-to-Teacher Ratios

Lafayette High School has a 17 1 student-teacher ratio.

Eureka Senior High School has a 16 1 student-teacher ratio.

Parkway West High School has a 16 1 student-teacher ratio.

Marquette Senior High School has a 16 1 student-teacher ratio.

Parkway South High School has a 16 1 student-teacher ratio.

Missouri State Average has a 14 1 student-teacher ratio.

Living so close to St. Louis means that Ballwin students who wish to pursue higher education close to home have access to some excellent colleges, such as the very highly ranked Washington University in St. Louis. Check out the following table to see how area colleges and universities rank.

Ballwin University Rankings

College National Rank Acceptance Rate
Washington University in St. Louis 14 17%
Saint Louis University 172 65%
Maryville University 379 93%
Fontbonne University 526 97%
University of Missouri - St. Louis 589 71%
Webster University 603 47%
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville 619 89%
Lindenwood University NA 55%
Missouri Baptist University NA 51%
Ranken Technical College NA 100%
Harris-Stowe State University NA 100%

How Varsity Tutors Can Help

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Recent Ballwin Tutoring Session Notes

Tutoring review by Aasiya in Ballwin, MO
Started with Section 5 of the practice test in the book: quantitative reasoning; went over the missed questions and discovered skills that needed to be addressed/remembered before continuing. We went over permutations and combinations and began reviewing with standard deviations and other kinds of data analysis; we did practice problems and reviewed answers.
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Tutoring review by Drew in Ballwin, MO
I started this session with the student by going over homework with him.  His homework involved matching vocabulary words to their Spanish definitions and matching responses to questions.  I used these assignments to not only work on his vocabulary, but also his translation abilities.  The student showed excellent progress in his handle on the chapter's vocabulary, as well as an increased ability to reason through the definitions of words in Spanish.  We ended the session by practicing his expressate phrases for the current chapter.  Again, he showed an increased level of comfort with using the phrases as the session went on.
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Tutoring review by Ashley in Ballwin, MO
For the first hour of the session, the student and I looked over one of his previous tests which covered statistics topics. Those topics included normal distribution curves, the 68 95 99.7 rule, determining whether a set of data is skewed to the right or left, standard deviation, and z-scores  For the second hour, we looked over worksheets containing topics that will be covered in his test on Friday. Those topics included probability, histograms, and finding the mean and standard deviation using a given set of data.
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Tutoring review by James in Ballwin, MO
The student' class has finally slowed down in pace a little bit. They have been covering some topics in multi-variable calculus for the past few lectures. He has developed a good grasp of partial derivatives. We reviewed the applications of partial derivatives to local extrema, lagrangians, and total differentials. We focused mainly on the processes, because it would not have made sense to invest a large amount of time on deeper theory. From our survey of applications of partial derivatives, we moved on to covering multiple integrals. Again, because of his good understanding of partial derivatives and his prior knowledge of single variable integration, we were able to make good progress through different multiple integral problems.
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Tutoring review by Breahna in Ballwin, MO
The student and I spent most of her time working on genetics and meiosis, to prepare her for her upcoming exam. We reviewed the key concepts and vocabulary, then went through several sample problems. She felt good about the material. We went through more linear equation material to prepare her for her upcoming exam. She has really improved in grasping this material and should perform well on her upcoming exam.
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Tutoring review by Laura in Ballwin, MO
Tonight the student and I continued review for his math test. We completed a review sheet which covered addition, subtraction, and multiplication of polynomials. The worksheet also covered exponents and simplifying expressions with exponents. We also worked on word problems involving polynomials as well. We finished the session by correcting a quiz that the student had taken on these topics.
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