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Private Tutoring in Reston, VA

Our interview process, stringent qualifications, and background screening ensure that only the best tutors in Reston, VA 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.

Receive personally tailored lessons from exceptional tutors in a one-on-one setting. We help you connect with the best tutor for your particular needs while offering flexible scheduling to fit your busy life.

Reston Tutoring FAQ

How much does Varsity Tutors cost for students in Reston?

The amount you will pay for private tutoring for students in Reston can vary widely based on factors such as the student's grade level, the subjects they need help with, and the number of sessions they require. For example, if you are a student at a school like the University of Reston and you require weekly sessions throughout the term, the cost might not be the same as it is for a student who only needs a handful of sessions to fill the gaps in their knowledge before taking the GMAT.

Regardless of the cost, private instruction is worth it. Speak with one of our Educational Directors if you want to learn more about pricing.

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

Regardless of whether your student needs help with science or math, we will connect you with an instructor who is well-versed in the subject and can help them in their studies. If your student at a school like The Madeira School is having difficulty with reading or writing, we will match them with an instructor who can help them with either or both.

If they need ACT test prep, we'll find them an instructor for that. Since we have a massive database of instructors, you can be certain that regardless of the subject you need help with or the career you're preparing for, we will connect you with a personal instructor who can study with you 1-on-1.

Why choose Varsity Tutors for tutoring in Reston?

When you select Varsity Tutors to sign up for private instruction in Reston Town Center, you will have the opportunity to discuss your needs with one of our Educational Directors first. We will listen to you to make sure we fully understand the situation and have a good grasp of your existing skills and what you need help with.

We have a proprietary matching system that accurately matches each student with a qualified instructor best for them. You can have peace of mind knowing you will be connected with a professional tutor who has been thoroughly vetted through a rigorous screening process.

When learning with your private teacher, you can discover areas of weakness that you weren't aware of and work on strengthening them. If you want to take your studies to the next level during your free time, your personal instructor can even recommend resources that you can find online or in your nearest library. From motivating you to helping you with your homework, you can benefit from each and every private lesson. To get started with private instruction today, reach out to Varsity Tutors now.

The Reston School System

Reston, Virginia, is a suburb of Washington, D.C., with a population of approximately 60,000 residents. Owing to its combination of green spaces and commerce, Reston is one of the best Virginia cities in which to live. Most of Reston’s top high schools also rank within the best 100 schools in Virginia. All of Reston’s public schools are part of the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS). With an enrollment of more than 180,000 students, FCPS is the state’s largest public school system.

Reston’s public high schools have smaller class sizes than the state average. Despite this, some students get behind in class and can't get sufficient support from their teacher. Below are student-teacher ratios for Reston high schools.

Reston Student-to-Teacher Ratios

Westfield High School has a 15 1 student-teacher ratio.

South Lakes High School has a 14 1 student-teacher ratio.

Herndon High School has a 14 1 student-teacher ratio.

Madison High School has a 16 1 student-teacher ratio.

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

Virginia State Average has a 18 1 student-teacher ratio.

Reston's high schools have good Advanced Placement exam pass rates. Here's how those school rank against the rest of the state.

Reston High School Rankings

High School Reston Ranking State Ranking AP Pass Rate
Langley High School 1 3 91%
Madison High School 2 10 85%
South Lakes High School 3 36 87%
Westfield High School 4 58 82%
Herndon High School 5 59 79%
Mountain View Alternative High School 6 Unavailable Unavailable
Bryant Alternative High School 7 Unavailable Unavailable
Fairfax County Adult High School 8 Unavailable Unavailable
Key Center School 9 Unavailable Unavailable

If you’ve noticed a change in your child’s academic performance, it’s best to address it as soon as possible. So many school subjects are cumulative, requiring your child to master new, more complex skills that require strong foundational knowledge. If your son or daughter needs help catching up, private tutoring may be the solution. Varsity Tutors helps connect students with excellent Reston tutors. Students who are struggling and those are excelling can benefit from working with a tutor. The communication and interaction during each tutoring session gives your child the opportunity to move at his or her own pace. A tutor can ensure your child understands the “why?” behind challenging concepts.

Reston Test Scores

The table above shows the results of the Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) exams, which are standardized tests that assess a student’s abilities in four subjects: science, math, history and social science, and English. From grades 3-12, students are tested each year in English and math. Science and history are tested in grades 3, 5, and 8. When students move on to high school, they are given End-of-Course tests as they complete classes such as geometry and biology in addition to the yearly English and math evaluations.

Whether your child needs a hand preparing for the SOLs or a guide to help explore a new subject, there’s a private tutor in Reston who’s perfect for the job. Tutoring gives your child the chance to receive an experienced educator’s full attention. Through lessons as unique as your child, tutors explain complex concepts using methods that play to your child’s strengths. The perks of tutoring aren’t limited to elementary and secondary schoolers. Students enrolled in college-level courses at one of the Washington, D.C., area’s many legendary universities can enjoy learning with a private tutor, too. Below you can see how post-secondary schools in the Reston area rank against the rest of the country.

Reston University Rankings

College National Rank Acceptance Rate
Georgetown University 24 17%
University of Maryland - College Park 96 48%
George Washington University 130 40%
American University 150 26%
George Mason University 227 81%
Catholic University of America 374 80%
Howard University 477 30%
Gallaudet University 516 66%
Marymount University 694 91%
Stratford University Unavailable 100%

How Varsity Tutors Can Help

Private tutoring is a surprisingly convenient option, and scheduling a session couldn’t be easier: your child can meet with a tutor for a one-on-one session in person at a location of your choice, or through a secure online session. You can connect with a tutor in Reston, VA, who can get your student moving toward academic success by contacting Varsity Tutors.

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Recent Reston Tutoring Session Notes

Tutoring review by Stacey in Reston, VA
Today was the student's last session. We reviewed some concepts. We went over addition, skip counting, blends, phonics, etc. She has improved greatly in math. She also reads much more fluently. I suggested to her grandmother that they keep on working on addition and subtraction. I also suggested to keep reading everyday. I will miss working with her, however, I know she will be successful.
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Tutoring review by Katie in Reston, VA
The student and I worked on research for a career project/presentation for school. We used his library's search engine to look for information about physical therapists, and we read about this career. We practiced reading silently and then summarizing aloud.
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Tutoring review by Susie in Reston, VA
We covered the rest of multiple regressions, how the variables relate to one another, and how to interpret B values, standardized and unstandardized, etc. The student has been a pleasure to work with, and I sincerely hope she finishes strong for the remaining of her semester!
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Tutoring review by Michael in Reston, VA
Today I reviewed Optimization and Related Rates with the student. I explained the pattern to start Optimization problems and I explained how to find needed information in Related Rates. The student began to understand the concepts as I explained and demonstrated the problems. The student is becoming more confident and independent with his coursework. He needs less and less instruction and is able to quickly apply what I explain.
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Tutoring review by Elizabeth in Reston, VA
We had a very successful session and focused on using the method of adding up to the next 10 and multiples of 10. She felt very successful and was looking forward to sharing with her class.
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Tutoring review by Mary in Reston, VA
Today we covered algebra. This included working with polynomials, exponents, roots, and logarithms. We reviewed most of the rules dealing with multiplying and dividing numbers with exponents as well as the relation between exponents and roots. Lastly, we covered most of the basic rules with logarithms. I wrote up a sheet with most of the equations that she can reference later.
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