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Private Tutoring in Troy, MI

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

Troy Tutoring FAQ

How much does Varsity Tutors cost for students in Troy?

The amount you will pay to learn with a tutor for students in Troy depends on various factors unique to your situation. Since the price is different for everyone, it's worth speaking with one of our Educational Directors first to discuss your needs.

For example, if you are going to need weekly sessions throughout the term instead of only a few sessions of MCAT test prep, you may pay a lower rate per lesson. Other factors that commonly come into play and affect the rate include the experience of the tutor you will be collaborating with and the subjects you will be studying.

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

Feel free to contact us regardless of which subjects you need help with. Since we have access to a large database of tutors, we can link students looking to learn any skill with an expert in that subject.

Your student might need help with 5th-grade reading, or you might feel unprepared for a college math exam. Perhaps you're preparing for an important test like the LSAT or GMAT and are a bit nervous, so you want to quickly review the topics you will be tested on to look for gaps in your knowledge. You can even learn a new language, start playing an instrument, or prepare for professional certification exams in various industries.

Why choose Varsity Tutors for tutoring in Troy?

By selecting Varsity Tutors for tutoring for students in Troy, you'll be giving yourself the chance to learn with an expert 1-on-1. You'll be able to enjoy a level of customization and convenience that can help you as you reach for your goals.

We use a proprietary matching system to connect every single student with an instructor who can help them best. Our Educational Directors can discuss your needs with you so we can create a lesson plan made just for you. The lesson plan is adaptable, of course - private tutoring comes with flexibility, not rigidness.

If you want to be more productive, perhaps you should consider collaborating with a private instructor. They can help you stay on task and reduce nonproductive behaviors, while also teaching you organizational skills or helping you create a study plan. As you can see, a private tutor can help in a variety of ways besides simply going over the course material you need to review. Indeed, learning with a personal tutor can help you feel more confident about your studies and better prepared to tackle your classes or exams. If you have any questions you couldn't ask during class due to a lack of time, why not present them to your tutor? They can answer as many questions as needed. To get started, reach out to Varsity Tutors.

The Troy School System

Troy, Michigan is a city in the northern suburbs of Detroit. Troy has a population of around 80,000 people and is known for its quality of education. The lion’s share of public school students attend schools within the Troy School District, which has an enrollment of over 12,000 students at nearly 20 schools. There are also a small number of schools within Troy which are under the oversight of one of three other school districts.

Troy’s top high schools have class sizes that consistently fall well below the Michigan state average, and all but one is ranked within the top 100 high schools in Michigan. In fact, Michigan’s two best high schools are located in Troy. Below you can see the student-teacher ratios of Troy high schools.

Troy Student-to-Teacher Ratios

Troy High School has a 18 1 student-teacher ratio.

Warren Mott High School has a 25 1 student-teacher ratio.

Bloomfield Hills High School has a 17 1 student-teacher ratio.

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

Sterling Heights Senior High School has a 23 1 student-teacher ratio.

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

Most Troy high schools that offer Advanced Placement-level courses for their pupils have exemplary AP exam pass rates, reflecting the excellent quality of public education available for the city’s children. Here's how Troy high schools rank against the rest of the state.

Troy High School Rankings

High School Troy Ranking State Ranking AP Pass Rate
International Academy 1 1 Unavailable
Troy High School 2 2 89%
Athens High School 3 13 76%
Ernest W. Seaholm High School 4 20 100%
Bloomfield Hills High School 5 21 90%
Avondale High School 6 131 68%

No matter how well a school ranks, students at any grade level may encounter academic challenges. Widely available supplemental resources include test prep workbooks, online video tutorials, and group review seminars, but these study aids are no match for the ease, efficiency, and educational benefits of working with a personal tutor in Troy. Tutoring gives your child an opportunity to learn one-on-one with an experienced educator in a distraction-free environment. Varsity Tutors can help you connect with Troy tutors ready to help students reach success. Each session moves at your child’s pace, so you can feel confident that your child has a real understanding of the topic at hand before he or she moves forward.

When students reach the third grade, they take the first of five yearly assessments. Commonly known as the M-STEP, the Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress measures students’ knowledge in four academic areas. Then, Michigan students in grades 9 and 10 are required to take the PSAT, which serves the dual purposes of evaluating a student’s progress in English and mathematics while helping to pinpoint the areas in which he or she may need additional review. Michigan’s state-mandated testing program ends with the Michigan Merit Examination (MME), which provides every high school junior with the opportunity to take the SAT at no cost. In addition to the SAT, juniors must also complete the M-STEP’s science and social studies sections. Here is some data to show how Troy schools perform on state assessments.

Troy Test Scores

In addition to the SAT given with the MME, many high school juniors and seniors may choose to take the ACT for college admissions purposes. Others may choose to retake the SAT during their senior year with the intention of earning a higher score. The wisdom of a tutor who has already successfully taken these tests can be helpful to many students. Private tutoring is also an excellent academic resource for college students. Troy’s proximity to Detroit gives your student a range of outstanding higher education options. Here's how colleges int he area rank nationally.

Troy University Rankings

College National Rank Acceptance Rate
Madonna University 289 75%
Wayne State University 444 81%
Lawrence Technological University 447 69%
University of Michigan - Dearborn 473 65%
College for Creative Studies 698 47%
University of Detroit Mercy 700 78%
Oakland University 757 86%
Rochester College 794 56%
Schoolcraft College Unavailable 100%
The Art Institute of Michigan Unavailable 100%

How Varsity Tutors Can Help

Whether you’re seeking a tutor specializing in M-STEP or SAT review or a tutor who can help your child build a strong foundation in his or her elementary-level skills, you can find a qualified tutor in Troy. In-person and virtual sessions are a convenient way to get your child the scholastic help he or she needs. Get in touch with Varsity Tutors today to find tutoring in Troy today.

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Recent Troy Tutoring Session Notes

Tutoring review by Rachel in Troy, MI
Today was the student and I's first session. I learned a bit about her classroom expectations and that she is preparing to take her Algebra assessment test in June. We worked on finding linear regression for data sets, and analyzing use the sum of r-squared values. She is very motivated and understands the underlying concepts of the work, but has a hard time memorizing key paths on the calculator, and makes input errors because of rushing. Speed is important in her classroom, so we talked about the importance of being efficient WITHOUT rushing through. This helps avoid mistakes that end up taking more time than if one is to go at a slightly slower pace and not make errors the first time around. We talked study skills and how to review before a test and made a plan for her to email me a couple days before our sessions to let me know if there is anything in particular she is struggling with. All in all, a great first session. I look forward to the next one.
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Tutoring review by Daniel in Troy, MI
Definitions of geometric shapes and their volumes. We covered how the calculations of volumes follow a similar process of the area of unusual shapes. The student's attitude and work were excellent.
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Tutoring review by Katharine in Troy, MI
I very much enjoyed getting to meet the student and her mother. She is clearly a bright girl, and I am looking forward to continuing to work with her! We spent a few minutes at the start of the session discussing their goals for tutoring. We are going to do a Monday/Friday schedule, for now working on algebra on Friday and history on Monday, and playing it by ear if it seems like she needs more time spent on one subject over the other. She provided me with the her teachers' websites for the courses and had several math worksheets she needed to work on, plus a few past assignments that had already been graded. This was all very helpful to me, and we were able to jump right in to working on one of the math assignments, which covered solving systems of equations by graphing. She has a very good grasp on how to graph equations on a coordinate plane and was able to complete the worksheet with only a small amount of guidance from me. A couple times she swapped x and y when finding the slope or had slight confusion between positive and negative slope, but she often caught the mistake on her own before I had a chance to correct her. She was very pleasant to work with and extremely open to accepting help the few times she needed it. As previously mentioned, I look forward to continuing to work with her!
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Tutoring review by Jerry in Troy, MI
The student has improved her performance recently--she got a 93 and a 91 on two tests and brought her overall grade up to an 87. Today we reviewed the test for tomorrow. We reviewed about the measures of angles and arcs and their relationships in a circle. Like last time, the student managed to get most of the work done by herself, with very limited mistakes and she only needed a minimal amount of help. We then moved to the segments of a circle, and she showed good understanding on this subject. Overall, I would say that she improved a lot on the last two sessions. She was able to do math step-by-step and made very few errors. Great student. I wish her to succeed on the test tomorrow!
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Tutoring review by Mike in Troy, MI
I did a assessment to cover intro algebra II skills. The student did well and understood basic concepts. He spent the majority of the time working through homework dealing with solving inequalities with absolute values in them. We also spent about 15 minutes going over some word problems and equation/ inequality writing. This is something that he could use extra practice with doing. This is a difficult skill (modeling real world issues algebraically) and I will bring some more problems next week.
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Tutoring review by Kate in Troy, MI
In this lesson, I had the student read the workbook out loud and work through the vocabulary with me so that I could give her the skills to break down the material and work through it on her own. We finished book 2, with the assignment that before our next meeting she would take the final quiz/practice test, take the real test in school, and then start lessons 1 and 2 in book 3.
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