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Our interview process, stringent qualifications, and background screening ensure that only the best tutors in Los Angeles, CA work with Varsity Tutors. To assure a successful experience, you’re paired with one of these qualified tutors by an expert director – and we stand behind that match with our money-back guarantee.

You select the time and location, and expert tutors develop the strategies to help you meet and exceed your tutoring goals.

What's the cost of a private tutor in Los Angeles?

The price of working with a private Los Angeles tutor is variable according to your or your student's specific needs, including how often you want tutoring, where you live, what you want to review, and who you decide to study with. For example, you may pay a different rate if you establish a regular tutoring schedule with your instructor than if you contacted them on an as-needed basis.

Likewise, tutoring for a young student learning about area and volume at a local grammar school such as Valentine Elementary has a different price than tutoring for a student at UCLA focusing on vector calculus.

While some students assume that private tutoring must take place in a 1:1 environment, many instructors offer a choice between one-on-one and group sessions. Reviewing 1:1 allows students to concentrate exclusively on their unique areas of opportunity, and studying in a group makes it easier to consider multiple perspectives on how to tackle a concept. Both are powerful study tools, and Varsity also Tutors provides affordable small group classes to supplement any tutoring plan.

A tutor in Los Angeles can also help students of all ability levels. If you feel lost in the classroom, your instructor can pinpoint the root cause of your learning obstacles and help you address them. If you don't find your classroom teacher's lessons stimulating enough, your tutor can provide additional information to further your understanding of academic concepts. Please contact an Educational Director today for more specific pricing details on the services you are looking into.

What's involved in finding a private tutor in Los Angeles?

If you tried to find your own tutor in Los Angeles, you would have to make sure that they offer the academic expertise you expect, the teaching skills you want, and the availability you need. We bet that you have too much on your plate to add all of that work, so why not leave it to the expert Educational Directors at Varsity Tutors?

We have a database filled with over 40,000 tutors that allows us to find a great tutor for students of all ages in as little as 24 hours.

If you are a visual learner who has a classroom teacher reliant on lectures, we will connect you with a tutor who can better accommodate your preferred learning style. If your child struggles to focus on material that doesn't interest them, we'll find you a tutor who can help them relate to abstract academic concepts.

We will even refer you to a private teacher in Los Angeles you can study alongside without ever leaving the comfort of home. Our mobile-friendly Live Learning Platform allows students to choose any learning environment with reliable internet for maximal flexibility. If you're hesitant to work remotely, there's no reason to be. Our platform is equipped with a variety of features to improve your study experience. For instance, your instructor can use our platform's virtual whiteboard to make it easier for you to take notes on how photosynthesis works or the causes of the War of 1812. Every session is also recorded automatically for future reference.

Are there different types of tutoring available in Los Angeles?

Varsity Tutors has matched students like you with experts in over 3,000 different fields in the past, and we're confident that we will be able to find you a great tutor in Los Angeles as well. If you are concentrating on Chinese dynasties in a world history course at a local school such as Granada Hills Charter High School, we'll match you with a tutor who can make a seemingly dry topic more engaging.

If you are studying the work of Geoffrey Chaucer, we'll find you a tutor who can share historical context to further your understanding of The Canterbury Tales.

A private Los Angeles tutor can also help you prepare for high-stakes examinations. If you are finishing up at a local school like Palisades Charter High School, your instructor can help you pick which college entrance examination to take. You can then take practice exams to help you identify your academic strengths as well as any areas of opportunity for improvement. We will find you help for the Series 3, GMAT, MCAT, LSAT, PSAT, and any other test or certification you're interested in as well as traditional academic subjects.

A tutor can also help your homeschooling efforts go more smoothly. For example, your instructor can help you brush up on academic concepts you haven't looked at for a while, equipping you to answer any questions your student asks. Tutors can also teach higher-level concepts you may not be familiar with. You will also gain access to our Learning Lab, a collection of resources like assessments designed to measure a student's progress that you can use to help your student reach for their full academic potential. You may not need a tutor to homeschool your children, but the professional assistance they provide is certain to help you.

What types of qualifications do tutors in Los Angeles have?

Every instructor in our network is subject to a rigorous screening process before we refer them to students, so you can trust that you or your student will be working with a qualified tutor in Los Angeles. We start by ensuring that each candidate offers both a robust knowledge of the material to be reviewed and outstanding communication skills.

We also verify their availability so students don't need to think twice about scheduling sessions.

Once that's done, we move on to other qualities that differentiate great tutors from average ones. For example, we look for instructors who can use multiple teaching techniques to reach students who don't grasp the material at first. We also search for tutors with award-winning personalities to make it easier for students to establish a meaningful personal rapport with their instructor. Most importantly, we value passion throughout our screening process because dedicated instructors tend to have the best impact on their students.

Tutoring is enormously beneficial to students on every rung of the educational ladder, and we're ready to see what it could do for you. If you are too, sign up online or by phone today to start working with an experienced private teacher in Los Angeles.

The Los Angeles School System

Did you know that Los Angeles is home to more than 1,200 public schools in addition to the numerous private schools in the city? As with most larger cities, there are some schools that offer stronger academic programs, but gaining admission to these schools can be challenging. With about 640,000 students in public schools alone, navigating the Los Angeles educational system can be stressful for parents and students.

In-home or online tutoring can help you or your child set themselves apart from the crowd. Private tutors in Los Angeles can assist with challenging college coursework, as well as elementary school homework assignments - or with specialized test preparation for exams such as the ACT, ISEE, SAT, and the CAASPP.

Here's a breakdown of SAT test scores in Los Angeles. How does your student measure up?

Los Angeles Test Scores

The CAASPP, or California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress, is unique to California. This is an entire system of assessment exams implemented to get an ongoing and accurate picture of a student’s academic progress.

An expert Los Angeles tutor can help students master the core curriculum, learn new test-taking strategies, and increase their overall academic confidence. Many of the CAASPP tests are still being developed, with new pilot tests being rolled out semi-regularly. It’s hard to know what exactly to expect, so it’s important for students to work on the subject matter and their general comfort level with taking standardized tests.

Curious about which high schools are at the top of the academic pile? Consider this table:

Los Angeles High School Rankings

High School Los Angeles Ranking State Ranking AP Pass Rate
Granada Hills Charter High School 1 12 57%
L.A. County High School for the Arts 2 61 82%
Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies 3 90 78%
High Tech Los Angeles 4 96 47%
Palisades Charter High School 5 112 48%
Calabasas High School 6 143 62%
Downtown Magnets High School 7 167 71%
El Camino Real Charter High School 8 179 37%
Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies 9 194 75%
Port of Los Angeles High School 10 207 46%

Private, individual tutoring found with the assistance of Varsity Tutors can help learners with school subjects, learning skills, test preparation, and more. From pre-kindergarten to college, personalized tutoring can help you meet your academic goals. Perhaps your high school student would like to attend one of these top Los Angeles colleges:

Los Angeles University Rankings

College National Rank Acceptance Rate
California Institute of Technology 10 8%
Pomona College 18 9%
University of Southern California 19 17%
Harvey Mudd College 26 13%
Claremont McKenna College 34 9%
University of California - Los Angeles 36 18%
Scripps College 65 30%

An experienced tutor can work with a student to improve SAT or ACT scores. A private tutor can also help him or her improve writing skills so he or she is able to write a compelling admissions essay to their preferred university. The one-on-one approach provides an advantage compared to the classroom, where instructors are overextended trying to accommodate as many students as possible. Here are some statistics on student-teacher ratios in Los Angeles:

Los Angeles Student-to-Teacher Ratios

River Springs Charter School has a 27 1 student-teacher ratio.

Paramount High School has a 26 1 student-teacher ratio.

Granada Hills Charter High School has a 20 1 student-teacher ratio.

Polytechnic High School has a 26 1 student-teacher ratio.

Lane Tech College Prep High School has a 26 1 student-teacher ratio.

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

How Varsity Tutors Can Help

No matter your learning goal, Los Angeles tutoring with Varsity Tutors can help you achieve it. You might be a business professional with a desire to gain a new set of marketable skills, such as computer coding or speaking a foreign language. You could be a travel enthusiast who wants to perfect your French before an upcoming trip to Paris. Or, you may be a college student who needs individual tutoring with a subject expert. Whatever your needs, tutoring can be both effective and convenient. You choose when and where to meet with your tutor, who can tailor your lessons to match your learning style, address your academic needs, and build upon your strengths. To get started, contact Varsity Tutors today.

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Session Summaries by Tutors

Tutoring review by Salome in Los Angeles, CA
Today we worked on reading comprehension, reading and studying geography. The student did really well in his reading. Needs to practice the 7 states we learned today as well as keep looking at the map everyday to remain familiar.
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Tutoring review by Alonso in Los Angeles, CA
This was the final session before his test on Wednesday. We worked through a sheet dealing with PDFs and CDFs of the binomial and geometric distribution. Took some time but he gets what the definitions are and how you can translate a word problem into a mathematical statement.
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Tutoring review by Natalie in Los Angeles, CA
In today session,  the student  focused on her homework and subtraction.  She showed me that they are starting fractions. In her homework today,  she had subtraction and addition with two digits, telling time, counting money, and word problems. After her homework, we practiced subtraction.  She  hard a time  remembering to  subtract instead of add.  She drew out pictures for most of the problems. When practicing addition she  showed 100% improvement.
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Tutoring review by Nicole in Los Angeles, CA
The student and I studied for his final. We went through the entire study guide. We focused heavily on prepositions because he was struggling to memorize them. I left him with the assignment to write them out 10 times (in alphabetical order) to help him remember the accusative and dative prepositions. I also asked him to review the definitions of the separable verbs on the test. He did well with the personal pronouns in all three cases and understands what each case means and how to identify it in a sentence.
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Tutoring review by Drew in Los Angeles, CA
The student and I started our session by reviewing a problem from the homework I assigned her. I then covered the topic of rotational motion, including angular velocity and linear velocity, as well as arc length and the definition of the radian. We then covered the basics of vectors, including magnitude, direction and horizontal/vertical components. We used an online vector simulator to cover these topics, and to learn about vector addition. After practicing a few vector-based velocity problems, we moved on to position, velocity, and acceleration graphs. We used an online simulator to create some graphs and cover the different properties of the 3 types of graphs. I assigned homework for her that covers all of these topics that we reviewed.
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Tutoring review by Susie in Los Angeles, CA
We reviewed how to solve limits as the x approaches negative or positive infinity as well as limits that approach infinity. She had a little bit of trouble understanding the behavior of the limit as x approaches infinity, but as we solved more of them, she became much more comfortable with the conceptual part of it. This will be an important skill as we move on to the behavior of derivatives as well as more complex limits, especially ones involving trigonometric functions and logarithms. She will continue and finish the remainder of the chain rule homework for me for the next session, and we will cover some review next week before her first test on limits and continuity.
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