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Phoenix, Arizona is the largest state capital in the country, and it is home to over 1.5 million people. This city was first settled in 1867 as a community of farmers, and incorporated into a city in 1881. Cotton, Cattle, Citrus, Climate, and Copper (the "Five C's') helped drive Phoenix's industry up until after World War II. Phoenix is known as the cultural hub of the Valley of the Sun, and also of the entire state.

There are over 100 secondary institutions in Phoenix, which are all administered by varying school districts. The most well known of these may be the Arizona School for the Arts, which manages itself as opposed to going through a separate school district. US News ranks Arizona School for the Arts as among the top ten high schools in Arizona, and awards it a silver medal for its academics.

Arizona is home to some excellent colleges and universities, and it may be difficult to choose just one to attend. Arizona State University, Grand Canyon University, Arizona Christian University, and Phoenix College are just a few of the great schools in this community. Phoenix, AZ, tutoring might help you get into the school of your dreams. Tutors in Phoenix, AZ, provide online or in-home private tutoring and instruction to help you with test prep to potentially increase your grades and test scores.

Phoenix has many excellent spots to explore and spots to discover within it, and you are sure to always find somewhere new to visit. One of the most popular destinations in Phoenix is the Musical Instrument Museum, which is the only one of its kind in the world. Anyone of any age will find something to enjoy in this museum, whether that's the room full of world instruments that guests can play, stadium concerts, or the exhibits that explain the role of instruments in history. Another wonderful place to learn and have fun is the Children's Museum of Phoenix, which offers many interactive exhibits and activity areas. The Desert Botanical Garden is also always worth checking out, and here you can admire the wide variety of flora that can be found in the desert.

If you are looking for private online or in-home tutoring to potentially improve in class or pass that big exam, professional tutors in Phoenix are skilled in instruction and test prep for all levels. Phoenix tutors offer online or in-person tutoring sessions to give you the test prep and instruction you might need to try to do well on your big exam.

The Phoenix School System

Phoenix has more than 300 public schools in 30 school districts, along with nearly 200 private and charter schools. The way the schools are designated and organized is a bit more complicated in the Phoenix area than in most other school districts. It is the legacy of rapid city expansion into other incorporated areas. Many of the existing schools were already in place before they became part of Phoenix. Because of this, some school districts only serve grades K-8 while others only serve grades 9-12, and still others have schools in grades K-12. It can be challenging for parents to discern which school their child will be directed to as he or she advances through the system, and even more difficult to determine what placement would be most beneficial.

No matter which school your child is in, online or in-home tutoring could help him or her maximize academic potential. Private tutors in the Phoenix area can assist students in grades K-12 with any coursework they find challenging and can also help with preparation for exams such as the ISEE, ACT, SAT, AzMERIT, and AIMS Science.

Here's a breakdown of AzMerit proficiency rates in the city. How does your student measure up?

Phoenix Test Scores

The AzMERIT is the statewide achievement test for students in Arizona schools. It assesses reading, writing, and mathematical skills for students in the third grade and above each spring. While students are not required to pass an AzMERIT for graduation, they are required to pass a civics exam prior to graduation. The AIMS Science exam is given to students in grades 4, 8, and in high school in order to ensure students meet federal requirements for science educational gains.

Varsity Tutors can help you find a Phoenix tutor who explains course and exam content to students, while also helping them refine their test-taking skills. If you have a student who is eager to attend one of the best schools in the city, you may want to consider one of the following options:

Phoenix High School Rankings

High School Phoenix Ranking State Ranking AP Pass Rate
Arizona School for the Arts 1 14 99%
University High School 2 20 47%
Desert Vista High School 3 22 86%
Chaparral High School 4 23 Unavailable
Horizon Honors Secondary School 5 25 94%
Great Hearts Academies - Veritas Prep 6 33 Unavailable
McClintock High School 7 35 78%
Paradise Valley High School 8 42 82%
Sunnyslope High School 9 44 75%
Metropolitan Arts Institute 10 47 Unavailable

Private tutoring isn’t simply limited to students in grades K-12. Varsity Tutors can help you find Phoenix tutors to assist students who are working on higher education coursework as well. Perhaps you or your child has been considering one of the following Phoenix universities:

Phoenix University Rankings

College National Rank Acceptance Rate
Arizona State University 170 83%
Grand Canyon University 456 56%
Arizona State University - West Campus 529 78%
Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix Campus 544 77%
Arizona State University - Polytechnic Campus 819 76%
University of Advancing Technology Unavailable 85%
Arizona Christian University Unavailable 59%

An experienced private tutor can work with a student to get prepared for entrance exams such as the SAT or ACT. A tutor can also help students hone their writing skills so they make the best impressions with their admissions essays. Tutors work with students in a one-on-one environment, as opposed to busy classrooms where students may not get the attention they need. Look at these student-teacher ratios for Phoenix schools:

Phoenix Student-to-Teacher Ratios

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

Mesa High School has a 23 1 student-teacher ratio.

Red Mountain High School has a 23 1 student-teacher ratio.

Perry High School has a 23 1 student-teacher ratio.

Mountain View High School has a 24 1 student-teacher ratio.

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

How Varsity Tutors Can Help

Once you or your child has begun college classes, a private tutor can provide assistance and insight to help them excel in this new setting. Private tutors are also ideal for adults who have decided to go back to college to learn new skills, earn an advanced degree, or even undergo new training for an existing career. Working with a personal tutor to receive individualized instruction is an invaluable resource for students of all ages and abilities, and it’s convenient as well. You have the power to choose when and where you meet with your tutor. You may also receive lessons that focus on exactly what you need to learn in a way that is compatible with your learning style. To get started, contact Varsity Tutors today.

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Tutoring review by Joe in Phoenix, AZ
The student was intelligent, but he tends to make simple mistakes in some areas where he should be stronger. For instance, he would often answer correctly without much effort, but then I'd look at the answer he put previously and notice that he either guessed incorrectly or settled upon an answer that was good but not good enough (typical in reading comprehension questions). I suspect this is because he has only recently begun to work on these tests. As he practices more, he'll be able to work through 120 questions without getting burned out. Also, I gave him strategies to help to make it less cumbersome.  
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Tutoring review by Mathew in Phoenix, AZ
During the student's last session, we went through four test sections -- two reading, one math, and one writing -- and then concluded by recapping some of the strategies we have worked on throughout our two months of lessons. The student stands well-situated on his upcoming SAT(s). His math is very close to perfect and little work remains to be done there. Reading and Writing are also very, very strong.
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Tutoring review by Isabella in Phoenix, AZ
The student and I talked about food, cooking, and restaurant culture in New York. We also talked some more about his various professions of interest. During the last half hour, we translated into Spanish a poem that he wrote recently, and discussed the different choices of words we had in translating.
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Tutoring review by Elizabeth in Phoenix, AZ
The student and I talked through her strengths and weaknesses on the assessment test and what work she'd already done. She is very bright and motivated, and already in very strong shape for the test. We will focus on reading comprehension and scrambled paragraphs next.
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Tutoring review by Melanie in Phoenix, AZ
We began our session by reviewing the science portion of the test about data representation. The student practiced on two items (a botany example and mortality rates) graphs and tables. He did quite well on both. He then took the mathematics (timed) portion of the test. We finished with a brief online practice of grammar. Great session and great student!!
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Tutoring review by Damian in Phoenix, AZ
Covered a math section from the review book, including three different advanced geometry problems, one involving trig (but allowing for shortcut special right triangles) on a map. The special right triangles is not something we've gone over, so this was very productive. We moved on to an English section, only one rhetorical skills question wrong, the rest were miscellaneous grammar questions, mostly commas. Very impressed with student's progress on English. Finished up with an essay, which went very well.
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