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The Summit School System

Summit, New Jersey, which was originally named Turkey Hill, is a small suburb of the New York City metro with nearly 22,000 residents. Its known for its many acres of local parks and reserves and for being a great place to raise a family. The majority of students attend one of the seven Summit Public Schools, which serve more than 4,000 students annually.

With the aid of Varsity Tutors, you have access to an expert tutor in Summit, no matter what the subject or grade level. If your child is just learning to read, struggling with algebra, or facing their AP physics final exam, there's a tutor who can help. Even college students benefit from professional tutoring.

For an overview of how well the Summit Public School district is doing at preparing its students for the New Jersey state assessments, see the chart below.

Summit Test Scores

Beginning in third grade, Summit elementary and middle school students take the NJ ASK (New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge) exams, which test language arts literacy, science, and math. In high school, students take exams from the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) system, which test core subjects such as language arts, science, social studies, and math. Tutors in Summit can aid students as they study for these exams, or for admissions exams like the SAT.

Summit tutoring isn't just for test prep. Varsity Tutors can help you find tutors who specialize in any number of academic subjects. Whether you’re looking for a conversation partner who’s fluent in Italian, a math whiz who can help your child better understand algebra, or you need assistance keeping up in a college physics course, you can connect someone with the specific knowledge you or your student needs.

Summit students have access to quality public schools. This doesn’t mean that some students won’t need a bit of extra assistance. Even the best students face learning obstacles, and tutoring can be helpful for students looking to work ahead of the class as well. To see how the area’s best high schools compare to other public schools in New Jersey, review the table below.

Summit High School Rankings

High School Summit Area Ranking State Ranking AP Pass Rate
Summit Senior High School 1 21 76%
Chatham High School 2 24 94%
Governor Livingston High School 3 54 89%
New Providence High School 4 58 82%
Jonathan Dayton High School 5 100 79%

One advantage of area schools is that class sizes are reasonable. Too many students can make it difficult for teachers to give each student the time they need to understand concepts. Even with small classes, some students have trouble learning optimally in a classroom setting. Student-teacher ratio details for a selection of Summit area public high schools are below.

Summit Student-to-Teacher Ratios

Summit Senior High School has a 12 1 student-teacher ratio.

Chatham High School has a 12 1 student-teacher ratio.

Governor Livingston High School has a 12 1 student-teacher ratio.

New Providence High School has a 12 1 student-teacher ratio.

Jonathan Dayton High School has a 14 1 student-teacher ratio.

New Jersey State Average has a 12 1 student-teacher ratio.

If your student wants to continue their education beyond high school and would like to stay in the area, you can review the following table to see how these schools fare.

Summit University Rankings

College National Rank Acceptance Rate
Princeton University 6 7%
Stevens Institute of Technology 93 39%
Rutgers University - New Brunswick 134 56%
The College of New Jersey 158 49%
Rutgers University - Newark 232 65%
Rutgers University - Camden 357 56%
New Jersey Institute of Technology 387 59%
Seton Hall University 390 67%
Stockton University 408 77%
Monmouth University 445 77%

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With assistance from Varsity Tutors, parents can find dedicated professional tutors in Summit. Area tutors have flexible schedules and can meet with your student at a time and location of your convenience. Tutors can even provide virtual sessions via an online learning platform. To provide your child with an excellent supplement to their classroom learning, contact Varsity Tutors now.

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Today, we began by working with linear inequalities and the graphs of the solutions. We did some test corrections. We then worked on additional practice problems from his workbook and some from a review book. We also practiced solving systems of linear equations and solving word problems by setting up systems of linear equations. The student has very good arithmetic skills and understand the concepts. We discussed that he should try to work from left to right and be neat and ask himself if his answers make sense.
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The student was attentive and focused for today's session. I helped him with square roots as exponents and a bit with his World Geography homework.
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We went over problems involving forces due to electric fields. The student seems to have a very good grasp of the new material regarding E&M. We really just had to go back to some 2D kinematic equations from intro Newtonian mechanics in physics 1 courses. She quickly caught on to those concepts as well so she seems to be doing very well overall.
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The student and I went over a couple of homework assignments that are leading to an upcoming test. The material we covered included limited reactants, percent yield, and mole conversions. She had a good grasp of the information going into our session, we simply ironed out some kinks and made her nothing short of confident when approaching the problems.
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We continued to work on least common multiple, greatest common factor, and converting percents less than 1% and greater than 100% to decimals and fractions. I created some practice problems for the student to work on for each topic. She did really well on them. We also worked on word problems that involved finding percents of whole numbers.
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In today's session, I provided a word problem that focused on addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, area, and money skills in a practical situation. The student did well. He had to figure out how many board feet were needed for a door frame and three windows. He also had to figure out how much paint was needed for a wall, subtracting areas of two windows and a door, and then price everything out with prices and describe what kind of change was given back. He did very well with these concepts.
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