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Private Tutoring in Santa Clara, CA

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

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.

If you could benefit from meeting with a tutor for students in Santa Clara, California, communicate with Varsity Tutors. A private teacher can assist your student at Cupertino High School as they prepare for the math section of the ACT or review their science classes. Private tutoring for students in Santa Clara can be great for students of all skill levels. It's not only for struggling students. For example, if your student at The King's Academy is a fast learner who is motivated to take their studies beyond what's being covered in class, a private tutor for students in Santa Clara can help. They can introduce your student to new concepts or recommend books and other resources they can use during their free time to expand their knowledge. A tutor for students in Santa Clara can preview topics you will be covering in future classes to help you get a head start, thus boosting your confidence and helping you feel better about your studies.

How much does Varsity Tutors cost for students in Santa Clara?

The price you can expect to pay for tutoring for students in Santa Clara depends on factors unique to your situation. Some factors that typically affect the rate include the credentials of the tutor and the number of sessions you are signing up for, though other details may also come into the picture.

For example, if you are studying at Santa Clara University and need weekly sessions throughout the term, the amount you will pay for each lesson might be less than what someone getting a few MCAT test prep sessions might pay. Since every student has unique needs, talk to one of our Educational Directors for a more exact quote.

Which tutoring subjects does Varsity Tutors offer for students in Santa Clara?

Get in touch with Varsity Tutors to be connected with a private instructor regardless of which subject you or your student needs help with, whether it's 2nd-grade reading, high school math, or writing for any skill level. We have access to a large database of tutors, so we will ink you with a tutor to help you review topics like geography, political science, and nearly any other subject.

A tutor can help you prepare for tests like the SAT, GMAT, or LSAT as well as professional certification exams like the CLEA. You can even study a new language, like German, or learn how to play the piano as a hobby.

Why choose Varsity Tutors for tutoring in Santa Clara?

By picking Varsity Teachers for tutoring for students in Santa Clara, you will have the chance to first discuss your needs with one of our Educational Directors. That way, we can learn more about your needs and goals and create a customized lesson plan just for you.

We will match you with a qualified tutor using our proprietary matching system. Your pre-vetted tutor will be able to use the lesson plan we create or adapt it as needed - flexibility and customization are some of the top things that attract people to private tutoring.

Studies indicate that students who learn with private tutors tend to get better grades overall than if they were to learn by themselves, but the reality is that the benefits of private tutoring go far beyond that. As an example, you can work on improving your general study skills with your tutor. They can show you how to organize your notes or create a study plan that works for your schedule. If you are learning a new language, practicing with a native speaker can give you a chance to have your mistakes corrected in real time before bad habits take root. They can hold conversations entirely in French or whatever language you're learning to give you a chance to get real-life practice. Reach out to Varsity Teachers to get started now.

The Santa Clara School System

Located 45 miles from San Francisco, the city of Santa Clara, California, is Silicon Valley’s high-tech hub. Over 115,000 people live in Santa Clara, and almost 15,000 of them are students attending the schools within the Santa Clara Unified School District. The district’s facilities include more than 20 schools for K-12 students.

The student-to-teacher ratio of Santa Clara’s best high schools matches or slightly exceeds the California state average, yet this fact doesn’t necessarily correspond with rank or performance.

Santa Clara Student-to-Teacher Ratios

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

Adrian Wilcox High School has a 24 1 student-teacher ratio.

Santa Clara High School has a 24 1 student-teacher ratio.

Abraham Lincoln High School has a 23 1 student-teacher ratio.

Del Mar High School has a 23 1 student-teacher ratio.

California State Average has a 23 1 student-teacher ratio.

The majority of Santa Clara high schools students who enrolled in Advanced Placement courses earned a score of Qualified, Very Well Qualified, or Extremely Well Qualified on their AP exams. Here's how Santa Clara's schools rank in the state.

Santa Clara High School Rankings

High School Santa Clara Ranking State Ranking AP Pass Rate
Cupertino High School 1 30 92%
Adrian Wilcox High School 2 140 76%
Abraham Lincoln High School 3 314 45%
Santa Clara High School 4 516 63%
Del Mar High School 5 583 42%

If your student is finding difficulty mastering one subject or more, you may have tried to help your child by providing review workbooks, researching online options, or any number of do-it-yourself resources. Supplementing your child’s learning gives him or her a chance to interact one-on-one with a tutor who is dedicated to success. Personal tutors in Santa Clara help your child learn by teaching in a way that meets your child’s needs--whether that’s incorporating outside interests into lessons or using techniques tailored to your child’s optimal learning style. Varsity Tutors can help you find the right tutor for your situation.

This chart shows how the students of Santa Clara fared on the Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments (SBSA), the state exams given by the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress system.

Santa Clara Test Scores

Children enrolled in the third through eighth grades as well as 11th-grade students in Santa Clara take the SBSA, which covers a broad spectrum of English Language Arts and mathematics topics taught within the Common Core curriculum. The results of these exams are an indicator of a student’s academic knowledge and his or her level of preparedness for college, career, and beyond.

Students of all ages can benefit from the attention of a personal tutor. Whether your child is a kindergartner who needs to work on the ABCs or a college freshman who could use help adjusting to the faster pace and higher expectations of college, working alongside a tutor in Santa Clara is a smart choice. Current college students can also enjoy the perks of private tutoring. Santa Clara is surrounded by several nationally ranked higher education establishments, including Stanford University, which is frequently cited as one of the top ten universities in the world.

Santa Clara University Rankings

College National Rank Acceptance Rate
Stanford University 1 5%
University of California - Berkeley 42 17%
Santa Clara University 101 48%
University of San Francisco 209 71%
Mills College 347 84%
California State University Maritime Academy 420 68%
Saint Mary's College of California 566 80%
Dominican University of California 708 78%
Menlo College UNAVAILABLE 41%
Holy Names University UNAVAILABLE 48%

How Varsity Tutors Can Help

One of the unique advantages of tutoring is its completely personalized approach to learning. Your child’s tutor can take into account your child’s strengths, weaknesses, current knowledge, and ultimate goal to help your student work more efficiently toward his or her goals. The one-on-one environment gives your son or daughter the chance to practice new skills without the pressure of a classroom, building self-confidence. Varsity Tutors can connect you with a dedicated, qualified tutor in Santa Clara, CA, who can meet in-person, or even online. You can easily schedule sessions with a tutor at a time that’s most convenient for you and your child. Visit Varsity Tutors to get started with a tutor today.

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Session Summaries by Tutors

Tutoring review by Tim in Santa Clara, CA
The student had two tests this week to prepare for - Biology and English. Since we studied for biology fairly extensively last week, and because he felt much better about his readiness for his bio test than his English test, we reviewed English with our time. His test was on Greek heroes. We spent most of our session committing to memory who each god was, and what their symbol and animal counterpart are. By the end he had it down, but there will be much more than just this information on his test. Therefore, I told him that he will need to review his notes concerning the hero stories, skim and study his book, and review what we had studied in our time (the gods) before taking his test. I feel like he will do great on his bio test, but may struggle with English.
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Tutoring review by Alonso in Santa Clara, CA
We worked out way through some probability questions involving some distributions and answered some questions from his test prep book.  We'll do  more work with calculating probabilities from distributions before his test on Wednesday.
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Tutoring review by Colleen in Santa Clara, CA
SAT Math.  The student completed the 3 math sections on practice test 1.  We went over all of the problems she skipped or got wrong and figured out how to solve them.  We also talked about a few general strategies for math, questions to skip, etc.  She will do 3 more math sections in practice test 2 before out next meeting on Tuesday.  
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Tutoring review by Patrice in Santa Clara, CA
I timed the student as he completed the English portion and then went over the problems he missed once he finished. I plan to send him some strategies for English to go over and will continue to encourage him to stay focused and continue to complete problems. That will help him build confidence and endurance by test time.
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Tutoring review by Okwudili in Santa Clara, CA
She is currently working with fractions, but has a pretty good understanding of what is being taught in class. We went through her previous and current homework. Once she proved she understood it, we moved on. If she didn't understand a part of it we worked it out together and tried extra problems as practice.
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Tutoring review by Melanie in Santa Clara, CA
We began with math right away. I had the student take notes on the basics and we discussed them along the way.  We practiced numerous skills that we had gone over and he got every problem correct!  We then used the computer to practice even more algebra.  We ended our session by going over what we had discussed and decided that we will continue to work on mathematics as he feels that is the subject where he can improve the most. Great session!
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