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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.

Skilled tutors develop lessons to meet your individual needs. One-on-one tutoring sessions are held at a time and location of your choosing.

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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