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Private Tutoring in Golden, CO

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Golden Tutoring FAQ

Varsity Tutors is the greatest resource available if you're looking for a private tutor for students in Golden, Colorado. While tutoring for students in Golden is often thought to only be for those who are struggling in school, the fact is that anyone can benefit from it. Students of all ages and grade levels, from elementary school students who need help with reading and basic math to high school students at Golden High School who are preparing for the ACT, can benefit from the focused guidance of an expert. Even someone who isn't currently in school can still study with a private tutor as they're learning a second language to travel abroad or they are preparing for a professional certification exam.

No matter who you are or what you're currently studying, a tutor for students in Golden can help you work towards your academic goals. To get started with a tutor for yourself or a student in your home, all you need to do is contact us and speak with one of our Educational Directors. They will gladly connect you with a suitable tutor.

How much does Varsity Tutors cost for students in Golden?

If you want to know how much you can expect to pay for tutoring for students in Golden, it's best that you contact us and speak with our Educational Directors. Prices vary, and they are generally determined by the level of tutoring you'll need and the amount of instruction you'll receive.

A college student at Colorado Christian University who is preparing for the LSAT or the MCAT will likely pay a different rate per tutoring session than a first-grader who needs to improve their basic math skills or their reading comprehension. A student who needs ongoing instruction over several weeks or months might also pay a lower rate per lesson than someone who only needs a few test prep sessions before taking the GMAT.

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

A tutor for students on Golden can cover practically any subject that a student might wish to study. A private teacher who is working with an elementary school student might focus on first-grade math or basic reading comprehension, while a tutor who is working with a high school student might cover algebra, calculus, or political science.

We can connect you with a tutor if you need help preparing for a professional certification exam or if you're having trouble writing an admissions essay for your dream college. Even if it's just for fun, you can effectively study a language, learn an instrument, or pick up a skill like web design with a qualified tutor.

Why choose Varsity Tutors for tutoring in Golden?

Studying with a tutor for students in Golden has several benefits. First of all, it allows students to study at their own pace with a qualified expert who will give them their undivided attention.

That's something that students don't always get enough of in the classroom. It also allows students to study in a way that is most comfortable for them. A tutor who is working with a visual learner might incorporate flashcards and other visual aids into their lesson plans, while a private writing instructor might show a student how to write an outline for a research paper. Our goal is to provide an excellent learning experience for all students who contact us regardless of their grade and skill level.

Tutoring is for everyone. Whether you're a student at Jefferson Academy High School who needs help passing an upcoming science exam or a college student preparing for graduate school, Varsity Tutors is the only tutoring resource you need. For more information about how you can get started or to lock in a rate for sessions, contact our Educational Directors today.

The Golden School System

At the foot of the Rocky Mountains lies the city of Golden, Colorado, one of Denver’s many suburbs. It has a population of approximately 20,000 residents. The public schools in Golden are part of the Jefferson County R-1 School District. Only one high school falls within the Golden city limits, but it has the distinction of being the oldest senior high school in the state of Colorado.

Wherever your child may be struggling, finding a tutor in Golden can give your student the guidance he or she needs to get past any scholastic stumbling blocks.

One way to discover if students may not be getting the attention they need to be successful in school is by looking at how many students are in a typical classroom. Below you can see the student-teacher ratio of Golden area schools.

Golden Student-to-Teacher Ratios

Lakewood High School has a 21 1 student-teacher ratio.

Ralston Valley Senior High School has a 21 1 student-teacher ratio.

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

Arvada West High School has a 21 1 student-teacher ratio.

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

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

Though nearly all of Golden’s public high schools have a student-to-teacher ratio above the state average, all of them rank within the state’s top 75 high schools. In schools offering Advanced Placement-level courses to students, nine out of ten high schools report an AP exam pass rate over 60 percent.

Golden High School Rankings

High School Golden Ranking State Ranking AP Pass Rate
Lakewood High School 1 7 79%
D'Evelyn Hunior/Senior High School 2 9 81%
Evergreen High School 3 16 73%
Ralston Valley Senior High School 4 23 69%
Chatfield High School 5 36 78%
Dakota Ridge Senior High School 6 38 66%
Conifer Senior High School 7 50 63%
Columbine High School 8 51 61%
Bear Creek High School 9 53 71%
Collegiate Academy of Colorado 10 63 37%

If you’re curious about how your child’s school compares to others, the chart below shows the state-mandated test scores of students at Golden’s public high schools. The Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS) are given annually to students enrolled in grades 3-8. The CMAS tests evaluate a student’s comprehension of mathematics and English Language Arts concepts. Along with the yearly English and mathematics exams, sections in science are given to fifth and eighth-grade students, and fourth and seventh graders complete a social studies section. When students begin high school, they are required to take the PSAT in grades 9 and 10, and the SAT in grade 11.

Golden Test Scores

Parents seeking additional assistance for their students may turn to a variety of resources, including pre-packaged workbooks, online video tutorials, and group review classes. Though a handful of students can overcome academic stumbling blocks on their own, the expertise of an experienced tutor gives your student a resource that provides the ability for interaction and immediate feedback--an asset that’s not available with self-study resources. Personal tutoring in Golden guides your child through one-on-one attention. Whether your student is preparing for a state-mandated exam, a college admissions test or just needs help keeping up with his or her regular classes, an experienced tutor in Golden can assist your child in excelling in school. Even if your child is in college at one of the well-regarded institutions of higher education close to Golden, he or she can still benefit from tutoring. Below you can see how colleges around Golden rank.

Golden University Rankings

College National Rank Acceptance Rate
Colorado School of Mines 63 40%
University of Colorado - Boulder 174 77%
University of Denver 177 53%
University of Colorado - Denver 287 61%
Regis University 292 56%
Colorado Christian University 780 94%
Metropolitan State University of Denver Unavailable 64%
Johnson & Wales University Unavailable 85%
Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design Unavailable 100%
Red Rocks Community College Unavailable 100%

How Varsity Tutors Can Help

If you’re looking for a patient, professional tutor in Golden, Colorado, reach out to Varsity Tutors. Learning in a positive, distraction-free environment with the dedicated attention of a tutor who enjoys sharing new ways to approach the concepts at hand can make a real difference. Plus, it’s easy to schedule a session, whether you choose in-person sessions at a location of your choice or virtual sessions through a secure online learning platform. A private tutor can give your child the one-on-one attention needed to achieve your student’s goals. Connect with Varsity Tutors today to find the right tutor for your child.

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Recent Golden Tutoring Session Notes

Tutoring review by Stephanie in Golden, CO
I'm really impressed with how great of a student he is. I think that will really help a lot as we work to turn his grade around. Today's session was great. He had gone through his homework problems and highlighted the ones he didn't understand so that we could work on those together. The homework was over parallel lines and he seemed to do better with identifying useful congruent pairs as we went. We're meeting again after school on Wednesday.
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Tutoring review by Amy in Golden, CO
The student and I prepared for her Algebra II quiz tomorrow.  We focused on transformations of quadratic equations (in vertex form), graphing quadratic equations, and solving quadratic equations using factoring and completing the square.
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Tutoring review by Michelle in Golden, CO
Introduced concepts of article adjectives and types of sentences (declarative interrogative and exclamatory), added 4 new vocabulary words, and reviewed synonym/antonym.  We practiced classifying sentences with new concepts added and wrote various types of sentences with different end marks.
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Tutoring review by Janice in Golden, CO
The student and I worked on her math HW for the day. She wasn't in class today, so we first went over the formulas for surface area of a cylinder, as well as prism and some definitions. She seems to have a good understanding of how to apply these formulas to problems.
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Tutoring review by Lorna in Golden, CO
In our first session we discussed the basics of the SAT (timing, length etc.), the amount of studying she should do on her own, the best approach to studying vocabulary, and how to do practice the most effectively. Then we went over techniques for Sentence Completions and did several sections together, then did the same for the Reading Comprehension. Her scores from the practice test were in the 400s, so hopefully we will be able to bring them up in this month before the test.
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Tutoring review by Charmaine in Golden, CO
We covered the structure of an atom.  Specifically, went over protons, neutrons and electrons and their relative sizes and charges.  We went over isotopes and types of decay.  We then did the review for her test, and began electron configuration, which we will finish Thursday.
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