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Private Tutoring in Baltimore, MD

Accomplished Baltimore tutors meet our exacting qualification requirements, pass a multi-step interview process, and undergo background screening. One of Varsity Tutors’ expert directors helps to pair you with a qualified tutor to ensure the best possible match – it’s even backed up with a money-back guarantee.

Receive personally tailored lessons from exceptional tutors in a one-on-one setting. We help you connect with the best tutor for your particular needs while offering flexible scheduling to fit your busy life.

How much does Varsity Tutors cost for students in Baltimore?

The cost of a tutor for students in Baltimore varies based on your student's unique circumstances. For a student in Maryland who only requires a few sessions before the LSAT to fill small gaps in their knowledge, the price may be different from what it would be for a student requiring in-depth assistance to prepare for the ACT.

The number of sessions may play a role as well. For example, the cost per session may be lower if you sign up for a lesson a week throughout the term vs. if you only need a couple of sessions to review your MCAT test scores. You can speak with one of our Educational Directors for help.

Which tutoring subjects does Varsity Tutors offer for students in Baltimore?

Whether you're an adult learner or a college student, we will connect you with a tutor for students in Baltimore who can help you expand your knowledge, learn new skills, advance in your career, or prepare for a specific certification or assessment. From advanced geography to basic math, tutoring for students in Baltimore allows you to gain new insights and understand things you couldn't figure out by yourself.

Whether you are trying to start a career in a new field or learn about chemistry as a hobby, a personal instructor in Baltimore can learn with you at your own pace. Other subjects can include reading, writing, history, or anything else your student is struggling with.

Why choose Varsity Tutors for tutoring in Baltimore?

We aim to get you the specific help you need. If your student at Baltimore School for the Arts doesn't feel like their class is moving fast enough for them, a personal instructor can help them explore new topics and delve deeper into whatever they're studying.

If you have to retake the GMAT, a prep test tutor can help you avoid the mistakes you made last time. Using our proprietary matching process, we will match you with a vetted, qualified instructor in Baltimore who has the qualifications to help you in your learning journey.

Students who learn with a personal instructor often find it easier to keep up with their classes. Private mentoring can help your student feel more confident about going to school each day. A personal tutor can even teach your student essential study skills - for example, they can show them how to organize notes. They can make the study sessions interesting and exciting and motivate your student to use some of their free time to expand their knowledge even further, using resources their tutor recommended. From being better prepared for pop quizzes to being able to collaborate with classmates better, private instruction comes with many potential benefits. Varsity Tutors is a resource you can rely on for all your tutoring needs, so get in touch with our Educational Directors to get started with tutoring for students in Baltimore today!

The Baltimore School System

Baltimore, Maryland, is a diverse seaport city with a population of approximately 621,000 people. The metro area has a population of more than 2.7 million. The majority of Baltimore’s 80,500 public school students attend one of the 177 schools in the Baltimore City Public School district.

Varsity Tutors can help your student achieve academic success from their first day of kindergarten through the last semester of college. Parents always want what’s best for their children, and in many cases that may mean securing extra academic help in the form of a knowledgeable Baltimore tutor. Varsity Tutors helps you find the right tutor for your needs.

One way students can benefit from tutoring is learning how to be more successful on standardized tests. To see how well Baltimore schools are preparing their students for state assessments, review the chart below.

Baltimore Test Scores

Baltimore tutors can help students shine on standardized exams such as the ACT, SAT, GRE, LSAT, and other admissions tests. They also help students prepare for state assessments, including the MSA (Maryland School Assessment) tests in reading and math, which are taken by students annually in grades 3-8, as well as the MISA (Maryland Integrated Science Assessment) that students take in grades 5 and 8, as well as in high school.

Taking standardized tests requires both knowledge of the subject and test-taking skills, and a tutor in Baltimore can help your students develop both. Tutors are also able to guide students who are having difficulty with specific school subjects, but they can also work on general study and organizational skills that can benefit students in all their academic endeavors now and for years to come. Tutors use information like your child’s strengths and weaknesses, interests, goals, and preferred learning style to develop customized lessons that meet your child’s unique needs.

Baltimore provides its public students with a good education. The table below provides a breakdown of how well the best Baltimore high schools are doing compared to the rest of the public schools in Maryland.

Baltimore High School Rankings

High School Baltimore Ranking State Ranking AP Pass Rate
Baltimore Polytechnic Institute 1 28 32%
Baltimore School for the Arts 2 61 0%
Baltimore City College 3 70 27%
Wililam S Baer School 4 81 NA
Independence Local High School 5 NA NA

Baltimore schools have an average classroom size of 18 students, which is a bit higher than the state average of 15. Some students need more personal attention than their teacher can provide to thrive academically, no matter how small their class size is. You can see the student-teacher ratios for the busiest schools in Baltimore below.

Baltimore Student-to-Teacher Ratios

Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School has a 16 1 student-teacher ratio.

Baltimore Polytechnic Institute has a 20 1 student-teacher ratio.

Digital Harbor High School has a 18 1 student-teacher ratio.

Baltimore City College has a 18 1 student-teacher ratio.

Frederick Douglass High School has a 18 1 student-teacher ratio.

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

Baltimore high school graduates who prefer to attend a post-secondary institute close to home have several good options, including the highly lauded Johns Hopkins University. See the following table for a breakdown of how the top area colleges rank.

Baltimore University Rankings

College National Rank Acceptance Rate
John's Hopkins University 54 13%
Loyola University Maryland 221 66%
University of Maryland - Baltimore County 312 56%
Towson University 333 74%
University of Baltimore 378 49%
Goucher College 702 79%
Notre Dame of Maryland University 862 59%
Stevenson University NA 61%
Maryland Institute College of Art NA 56%
Morgan State University NA 60%

How Varsity Tutors Can Help

Varsity Tutors assists parents by connecting them with the most qualified tutors in Baltimore. These tutors offer flexibility in scheduling and can meet when it’s most convenient for your family. Tutors are also able to meet with your child in person at your home or another location, or online through our secure live learning platform. Contact Varsity Tutors today to get started.

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Session Summaries by Tutors

Tutoring review by Michelle in Baltimore, MD
Today the student and I reviewed factoring binomials of special cases and trinomials. Then we discussed how to solve quadratic equations, such as: 1. guess, 2. factoring, 3. quadratic formula and 4. completing the square. Then we went over how to solve quadratic-like equations that have exponents bigger than a square. We did a lot of practice problems and ended the session by playing a math game involving logic.
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Tutoring review by Daniel in Baltimore, MD
We took a break from Math and worked on the section the student liked most: reading comprehension.  In fact, she did extremely well on this section, with the exception of poetry.  The student tends to rush into answers without thinking it through, so we are taking steps to correct that.  
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Tutoring review by John in Baltimore, MD
Review:  vector addition, decomposition of vectors, & trigonometric rules.  Electrostatics:  origin of electromagnetic phenomena and classification of materials, charge conservation, Coulomb's Law, electric fields, field lines, charge distributions, example problems.
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Tutoring review by Azra in Baltimore, MD
For our last lesson together, we wanted to do a final overview of all the application essays she has been working on.  She intends to turn in her applications next week and wanted to make sure everything was ready and up to par.  I think she was very happy with the way they turned out and only has to make minor changes on a couple of the short responses.  
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Tutoring review by Daniel in Baltimore, MD
Began working through the study guide for the student's physics final. We focused on problems involving kinematics (acceleration, velocity calcs) and energy/force balance. The student understands core concepts well. Final is on Friday, more sessions later in the week.
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Tutoring review by Andre in Baltimore, MD
We reviewed a written piece on the subject of the movie. The general topics we covered included: phonetics and pronunciation, the French style of writing, and working to make sentences less wordy. Specifically, we covered the tricky "eu" sound, liaisons between words, idiomatic expressions, and negations. She continues to improve each session and really absorbs the material that we cover.
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