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Private Tutoring in Evanston, IL

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

Evanston Tutoring FAQ

How much does Varsity Tutors cost for students in Evanston?

The cost of learning with a tutor for students in Evanston varies. Each situation is different, and every student has unique needs.

For example, students requiring a couple of sessions before the MCAT may pay a different rate than students signing up for weekly math sessions throughout the term. Collaborating 1-on-1 with a retired professor may incur a different rate than having your young student review their math with a college student. Since the cost varies widely, feel free to speak with one of our Educational Directors. We will help you get a better idea of the rate you can expect, based on your or your student's needs, skills, and the subjects they are studying.

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

Varsity Tutors will connect you with a tutor for students in Evanston, regardless of which subject you need help with. We will take your student's needs into account to prepare a personalized lesson plan and match them with a tutor with the right skills for them.

For example, if your student needs help with reading and writing, we will connect you with an instructor who can help them develop their vocabulary and hone their essay writing skills. If your student is preparing for the ACT, we can help you find a tutor to help with test prep. From basic science to in-depth GMAT test prep, we will connect you with a vetted, qualified instructor.

Why choose Varsity Tutors for tutoring in Evanston?

When you sign up for tutoring for students in Evanston through Varsity Tutors, you can be certain that you will be connected with a qualified Illinois instructor who has been thoroughly screened and meets the highest quality requirements. Our large database of tutors ensures there will always be an instructor who is right for your needs.

Furthermore, our proprietary matching system guarantees that you will be matched with an instructor who can help you reach for your goals. Learning with an instructor 1-on-1 comes with many benefits over solo study, including the ability to get misconceptions cleared up and mistakes corrected. Your instructor can even give you practice tests to learn about your weak areas.

Whether your student is learning at Beacon Academy or another school, a personal instructor can adapt to their pace and focus on topics they are struggling with the most. By discussing topics you learned in school, your tutor can ensure you have fully understood everything and give you a chance to gain additional insights. A private instructor can also support in-class learning by giving you an opportunity to ask those questions you did not get a chance to ask during class. Your private teacher can even use personalized learning materials, such as flashcards if you are a visual learner, based on the learning style that helps you best. To get started with a private tutor for students in Evanston, reach out to Varsity Tutors now.

The Evanston School System

Evanston, Illinois, is situated on the shore of Lake Michigan just north of Chicago. It has a population of approximately 75,000 people. Evanston Township High School has an enrollment of over 4,000 students in grades 9-12. It is the only high school located in the city, but many of the state’s best high schools are nearby. The public primary schools are part of Evanston-Skokie Community Consolidated School District 65. All told, there are close to 12,000 students enrolled at Evanston’s public schools.

Like most other top high schools nearby, Evanston Township High School has a student-to-teacher ratio below the state average. You can see the student-teacher ratio of schools in the Evanston area below.

Evanston Student-to-Teacher Ratios

Adlai E. Stevenson High School has a 15 1 student-teacher ratio.

Evanston Township High School has a 14 1 student-teacher ratio.

Northside College Preparatory High School has a 18 1 student-teacher ratio.

Walter Payton College Prep has a 17 1 student-teacher ratio.

Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy has a 12 1 student-teacher ratio.

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

Evanston Township High School is also in the top third of the best 100 high schools in Illinois, and more than half of its students who choose to enroll in Advanced Placement-level classes earn a passing score on their AP exams. Other top high schools near Evanston report even better performance levels, with pass rates reaching as high as 98%. See more below.

Evanston High School Rankings

High School Evanston Ranking State Ranking AP Pass Rate
Evanston Township High School 1 33 59%
Walter Payton College Prep Unavailable 1 94%
Northside College Preparatory High School Unavailable 2 91%
Adlai E. Stevenson High School Unavailable 3 90%
Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy Unavailable 4 98%

If you’re worried about how your student’s performance stacks up against other Illinois students, personal tutoring in Evanston can make a real difference. Tutoring offers many unique benefits that mass-market study resources cannot. When your child works with a tutor, the tutor can give your child immediate feedback on his or her problem-solving process and comprehension. Personal tutors can tailor each lesson to focus on improving the skills your child finds challenging, whether that’s through teaching a new approach to the problem or building up foundational knowledge.

Evanston Test Scores

The chart above shows how students in Evanston performed on some of the many assessments required by the Illinois State Board of Education. Illinois students in grades 3-8 take the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessment, which evaluates students’ knowledge in mathematics and English literacy/language arts. Students in grades 5 and 8 must also take the Illinois Science Assessment (ISA), and there is a special ISA that must be taken once a student completes high school biology. FInally, in 11th grade, students are required by the state to take the SAT.

The motivation provided by the tangible results of working with a tutor can help to increase your son or daughter’s academic confidence, leading to an all-around more positive attitude toward school. And if your child is in college, the academic boost students receive from tutoring isn’t only applicable to students in primary and high school. There are tutors for almost any subject offered to students attending one of the many different colleges and universities in nearby Chicago, too. See below for information about where Chicago colleges rank.

Evanston University Rankings

College National Rank Acceptance Rate
University of Chicago 17 8%
Northwestern University 21 11%
Wheaton College - Illinois 117 79%
Illinois Institute of Technology 160 56%
DePaul University 214 70%
Loyola University Chicago 279 73%
University of Illinois at Chicago 281 74%
Valparaiso University 305 83%
University of St. Francis - Illinois 395 49%
Kendall College 455 84%

How Varsity Tutors Can Help

It’s never too early to think about giving your child an academic advantage over his or her peers. If you’re interested in a tutor in Evanston, contact Varsity Tutors. You can choose to have the tutor and your child meet in-person or online for one-on-one sessions at a time and location that works best for your child. Don’t wait until it’s too late: contact Varsity Tutors to find your child a professional, experienced personal tutor in Evanston today.

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Recent Evanston Tutoring Session Notes

Tutoring review by Lyndsy in Evanston, IL
The student has a Chapter 5: Section 2 test in science tomorrow over the elements and the periodic table. The first thing the student and I defined and discussed was what a property was. He had difficulty grasping the concept of "property" until I substituted "characteristics" and "traits". Next, the student began to outline in a non-uniform way, so we read together a sub-section and I outlined so he could have an example. Next, the student read and then outlined following my model. We clarified the difference between "radioactive" and "reactive" as he was using the words interchangeably. He defined and gave examples of an element and a compound as well since he was unclear on their meanings. I advised the student to continue reading and outlining Section 2.
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Tutoring review by Vincent in Evanston, IL
Today, the student and I looked over a review for her upcoming quiz in exponential and logarithmic functions. She had completed the majority of the review on her own, and was very comfortable with using information from vertex-form exponential and logarithmic functions to graphically represent them, but was unsure of how to determine the inverse. I showed her a few examples, emphasizing the order of operations necessary to find the inverse of exponential and logarithmic functions, as well as pointing out that every term in the function is either inverted or opposed. After she worked some practice functions, she was able to consistently find the inverse. I left her with a paper showing the steps of finding the inverse, as well as labelled vertex form exponential and logarithmic functions as reference.
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Tutoring review by Lily in Evanston, IL
Today the student completed his math packet and English homework. For the remaining 30 minutes, he reviewed for his science test, which he will take on Monday. I left him with several math problems involving adding and subtracting fractions. The student and I will begin reviewing for his final math test this coming week.
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Tutoring review by Pamela in Evanston, IL
The student is now showing consistent mastery of turning improper fractions into mixed numbers as well as a clearer (and almost consistent) mastery of subtracting mixed numbers, finding factors, and multiples. We reviewed the differences between real, irrational, rational, integers, natural, and whole numbers. He will be receiving some extra homework from me.
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Tutoring review by Christian in Evanston, IL
After introductions, we began mapping out our expectations for working together toward the student's goals of finishing her Common Application Essay for multiple schools and specific school-focused Supplemental Essays. She will be completing additional research into the schools and programs she is applying to so that she will have more specific resources to complete her applications and feel confident while doing so. We've outlined a basic template for her to follow to begin writing her supplemental essays.
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Tutoring review by Ramon in Evanston, IL
The student and I talked about how to tell the even/oddness of functions, how to find roots of polynomials using synthetic division, and what direction quantics point at the ends. He definitely understands the material; he just needed some clearing up of certain topics.
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