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Accomplished Denver 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 customized Denver tutoring, in the comfort of your own home or online, at times that are convenient for you.

What's the price for my student to work with a private tutor in Denver?

The cost of meeting with a private Denver tutor depends on your or your student's unique circumstances. For instance, tutoring for a young student who needs help memorizing their spelling list at the Challenge School would be a different price than tutoring for a senior at East High School who needs help drafting their college admissions essays.

Likewise, you may pay a different rate if you follow a set study schedule versus contacting your tutor on an as-needed basis.

The tutor you study with can also affect what you pay. Studying in a personalized learning environment allows your instructor to concentrate on your specific areas of opportunity, making it easier to work toward your academic goals. Alternatively, inviting some friends to study with you can foster a collaborative learning environment. Both are great ways for students to get the academic support they need, and Varsity Tutors also provides small group classes for those who want a cost-effective addition to their study plan. Studying with a tutor in Denver can help students who are falling behind to catch up with their peers, but it can also help high-achievers explore advanced topics in further detail. If you are interested in a specific pricing quote, please contact one of our friendly Educational Directors online or by phone to discuss your unique needs in further detail.

Where can I get assistance in finding a private tutor in Denver?

If you attempted to find a qualified tutor in Denver by yourself, you would be solely responsible for ensuring that each candidate has the academic expertise you're looking for, the superlative communication skills you expect, and the scheduling flexibility to accommodate your needs. Why jump through all of those hoops when Varsity Tutors will connect you with a great instructor in as little as 24 hours?

Our network of more than 40,000 instructors includes specialists for students of all ages and ability levels.

If your student is struggling with trigonometry at a local school such as the Denver School of the Arts, we'll refer you to a tutor who can incorporate learning resources developed by experts into each session to help them reach for their academic goals more effectively. If you feel overwhelmed by your course syllabus at an institution like Regis University, we'll match you with an instructor who can help you break it down into more digestible components. Simply tell us what you're looking for and let us handle the heavy lifting.

We will even connect you with a private teacher in Denver with whom you can study without ever leaving the comfort of your home. Our Live Learning Platform is a virtual classroom you can access on your computer or favorite mobile device so you can study in your preferred learning environment. Our platform also records every study session automatically, allowing you to revisit them at your leisure. You can also watch your student's sessions to monitor their progress.

Are there different styles of tutoring offered in Denver?

Our network of tutors includes experts in over 3,000 different content areas, ranging from core subjects such as math and science to English as a Second Language (ESL) and biomechanics. If your child needs help understanding the President's role in the American government, we will find you a tutor who can provide historical examples and explications until the material sinks in.

If you are studying French for an upcoming vacation to Paris, we'll find you a fluent speaker who can show you how to approach accent marks that are uncommon in English.

Similarly, we can find you a Denver tutor for any standardized exams you plan on taking soon. For instance, your tutor could show you active reading techniques so you don't have to slog through every reading passage on the SAT or GRE multiple times. You can also review proven test-taking strategies, such as when and how to take an educated guess if a GMAT item stumps you. We will even find you a tutor who can help you prepare for professional certification exams if you like. The choice is yours.

If you've decided to homeschool your children, a private teacher in Denver can provide valuable support. You could receive an in-depth tutorial on how to craft an engaging lesson plan or review how to grade assignments objectively so the student in your life can learn from any mistakes. The Learning Lab also contains a multitude of great self-study resources, including instructional videos that can further your student's understanding of academic concepts and assessments measuring their progress toward the next grade level. Homeschooling can be difficult considering all of your other responsibilities around the house, but you can do it with the help of a tutor.

What are the criteria for selecting tutors in Denver?

Nearly anybody can call themselves a tutor in Denver, but Varsity Tutors uses a comprehensive screening process that few candidates can make it through. We start by making sure that each candidate has the requisite academic expertise and excellent teaching skills, ensuring that the instructor we recommend to you has the tools you expect.

We also double-check their availability, so you can schedule sessions on your terms.

Other companies might stop there, but we look at a variety of intangibles as well. For example, we actively search for tutors who are willing and able to customize their lesson plans to their student's innate learning style. Incorporating visual aids like charts and graphics can be very helpful for visual learners, but aural learners demand a completely different approach. We also look for instructors who can model a lifelong love of learning, giving students an example to follow as they work toward their goals.

The vast majority of students can benefit from working with a certified tutor in Denver, whether they are struggling in class or looking for something more than their classroom instructor can provide. Sign up online or by phone right now to discover the difference that private instruction can make for yourself! We look forward to helping you or your student reach for your full potential.

The Denver School System

Denver, Colorado, is the capital of the state and has a population of about 705,000. The larger metropolitan area has a population of almost 2.9 million. Denver has been ranked as a Beta world city and was named as the best place to live in the United States in 2016 by U.S. News & World Report. The city has nearly 92,000 students attending almost 200 schools, which are overseen by the Denver Public Schools (DPS) district.

In such a large school system, it isn’t unusual for parents to feel overwhelmed and even a little lost. This problem is especially true when parents have a child with special learning needs or a student who is struggling with a class. Varsity Tutors helps parents connect with professional Denver tutors who can offer support to students of all ages and abilities. Whether your child is struggling with boredom because the school they are in does not provide sufficient options for gifted children, or they are unable to learn via standardized instruction, a professional tutor can make the learning process more fun and productive. Here's a chart showing how some of the largest Denver schools compare to state assessment averages:

Denver Test Scores

Not only do Denver area students need to prepare for the PSAT and SAT, but they also need to be ready for the Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS) as early as third grade. These exams cover mathematics, English language arts, science, and social studies. Some of these tests are administered through the eleventh grade, while others are spaced intermittently throughout the child’s academic career. If your child is facing one of these exams, working with a personal tutor can help them prepare more effectively.

Even students attending exceptional schools can benefit from working with a personal tutor. Many of Denver’s high schools are among the most highly ranked in the state of Colorado. Below you can see how the top ten high schools in the city compare with others from throughout the state.

Denver High School Rankings

High School Denver Ranking State Ranking AP Pass Rate
East High School 1 8 65%
DSST: Stapleton High School 2 11 84%
Denver School of the arts 3 13 61%
DSST: Green Valley Ranch High School 4 24 68%
Denver Center for International Studies 5 56 56%
George Washington High School 6 58 46%
Thomas Jefferson High School 7 62 39%
South High School 8 73 36%
CEC Middle College of Denver 9 177 N/A
KIPP Denver Collegiate High School 10 N/A 53%

Denver area high schools have relatively low class sizes, even in the largest schools. Unfortunately, these favorable student-teacher ratios don't mean students are getting enough or the right kind of attention. One on one tutoring ensures students get individualized support. The chart below gives a clearer picture of the student-teacher ratio in these schools.

Denver Student-to-Teacher Ratios

East High School has a 20 1 student-teacher ratio.

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

Abraham Lincoln High School has a 16 1 student-teacher ratio.

George Washington High School has a 18 1 student-teacher ratio.

Martin Luther King Jr. Early College has a 17 1 student-teacher ratio.

Colorado State Average has a 17 1 student-teacher ratio.

Denver has many options for high school graduates who want to stay close to home for their collegiate career. Below you can see how the top local universities compare to schools across the country.

Denver University Rankings

College National Rank Acceptance Rate
Colorado School of Mines 63 40%
University of Denver 177 53%
University of Colorado - Denver 287 61%
Regis University 358 56%
Colorado Christian University 780 94%
Metropolitan State University of Denver N/A 64%
Johnson & Wales University - Denver N/A 85%
Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design N/A 100%
Red Rocks Community Collge N/A 100%
University of Phoneix - Colorado N/A 100%

How Varsity Tutors Can Help

As you prepare to send your child off to college, don’t forget that their learning routine will shift dramatically. Even students who excelled in high school can suddenly find themselves overwhelmed and struggling in their undergraduate studies. By being aware of this potential, it is possible for parents to offer their children the support they may need in the form of personal tutoring. Varsity Tutors can help parents connect with highly qualified subject area experts who can assist students in a wide variety of collegiate level classes.

From the first day of kindergarten to their graduation from a university, students of all ages can benefit from the services of an experienced tutor. Varsity Tutors can help you connect with a Denver area tutor who can help your child achieve his or her academic potential. Contact Varsity Tutors to get started today.

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Session Summaries by Tutors

Tutoring review by Madison in Denver, CO
Since he seemed to be struggling with long-term retention, the student and I devised a new study plan for his vocabulary. We plan to review 15 new words each week, and he will study for a quiz during the week that I will administer at each session. Since he is a visual learner, it seems important for him to spend more time memorizing and looking at the words on his own in order for him to really retain their meaning.
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Tutoring review by Harrison in Denver, CO
Today we focused again on reading comprehension and grammar. The grammar section is particularly difficult -- at least these sets of questions were -- but the student handled them well. He is also doing well in reading comprehension. Just to make sure he is not falling behind, I assigned some math to complete over the week. He has his PSAT next week.
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Tutoring review by Harrison in Denver, CO
The student has a test on Monday that we prepared for, and we worked on some parametric equations problems involving an archer trying to hit a target. She made some good progress, and I will work with her Sunday some more to make sure she's in good shape for the test.
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Tutoring review by Andria in Denver, CO
Researched Middle East for guide project. Discussed religion, economy, politics, and foreign relations of various countries in the region. Discussed geographical inclusion definitions, characteristics of the Islamic religion, and demythologizing Islam. Discussed history of Islamic relationships in other countries. Reviewed Persepolis reading assignment, and homework. Completed second assignment for text. Assigned draft of one guide section, completion of writing assignment, and vocab.
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Tutoring review by Kelsey in Denver, CO
The student and I worked on math again. This time, I timed her. She did a whole section of math in 20 minute intervals. We graded and talked about them in between. She took home 7 sections of science. She is going to do one per night until we meet again.
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Tutoring review by Kim in Denver, CO
For our final Session before the exam, the student wanted to review usage and grammar. We did multiple question sets and reviewed the "tricky words" section of the book. I timed him on the various parts of the exam, he did quite well overall. We even discussed various strategies to use throughout the exam. It was a pleasure to work with him.
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