Dr. Charles: Brandon tutor
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...student was the 7 grade daughter of the college librarian where I work at as an undergraduate at the University of North Alabama. I tutored her in math. I tutored numerous nursing students in chemistry while at graduate school at Vanderbilt University in Nashville where I received my PhD in 1985. I tutored students in science and math during my career as an industrial water treatment chemist. Upon retiring, I decided to continue tutoring part...
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The Brandon School System
Brandon, Florida, is a part of the greater Tampa metro area. It has a diverse population of nearly 110,000 residents, which comprises a small portion of greater Tampa’s almost three million people. Most students in Brandon attend one of the 250 public schools within the Hillsborough County Public School district, which educates more than 200,000 students from Brandon and other areas.
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To see how well the public schools in and near Brandon are working for their students, see the table of average state assessment scores below.
Brandon Test Scores
One thing all students need to learn is how to perform to their full potential on exams. Brandon students will take tests in many subjects throughout their academic career. The Florida Standards Assessments will test students' knowledge of English language arts each year from grades 3 through 10, math from grades 3 to 8, and provide them with End-of-Course assessments after they take algebra and geometry. They’ll also be expected to pass the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards Science Assessment in grades 5 and 8. Additional national assessments are available, as well the PSAT, SAT, and ACT, which most college-bound students will take in their high school years.
Standardized exams can be tricky, but help from a private tutor in Brandon could give your student a boost in their preparation. Working with a goal-oriented tutor can benefit your child in virtually any subject. Tutors work with children using individualized lessons and study sessions that match your child’s unique set of strengths and weaknesses, interests, and goals. Studying one on one with someone can encourage your child to take risks and learn with confidence. They can get their questions answered as they come up, which enables them to move efficiently through subject material.
The high schools in the Brandon area help prepare many students for a continuation of their academic career. For students intending to move on to college, it's essential that their high school provides quality education and the proper academic preparation. See how the top Brandon area schools compare to the rest of Florida’s schools below.
Brandon High School Rankings
|High School||Brandon Ranking||State Ranking||AP Pass Rate|
|Bloomingdale High School||1||47||37%|
|Brooks DeBartolo Collegiate High School||2||53||60%|
|Riverview High School||3||113||28%|
|Bell Creek Academy High School||4||174||NA|
|Tampa Bay Technical High School||5||199||19%|
While the high schools in the Brandon area have smaller than average class sizes compared to the nation’s average, they do have larger class sizes than Florida’s state average. Large classrooms often mean some students can't get the attention they need to keep up with the rest of the class. See student-teacher ratios for a sampling of area schools below.
Brandon Student-to-Teacher Ratios
Riverview High School has a 19 1 student-teacher ratio.
Bloomingdale High School has a 20 1 student-teacher ratio.
Armwood High School has a 18 1 student-teacher ratio.
Tampa Bay Technical High School has a 19 1 student-teacher ratio.
Brandon High School has a 18 1 student-teacher ratio.
Florida State Average has a 15 1 student-teacher ratio.
Students from Brandon who want to attend college close to home have several options. Here's where the top Tampa area schools stand:
Brandon University Rankings
|College||National Rank||Acceptance Rate|
|University of South Florida||181||47%|
|University of South Florida - St. Petersburg||371||36%|
|Florida Southern College||657||46%|
|University of Tampa||705||48%|
|Saint Leo University||773||70%|
|St. Petersburg College||NA||100%|
|Pasco-Hernando State College||NA||100%|
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