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Because every student is unique in how they learn, we hand pick one of our experts based on location, personality and availability. Our tutors have helped hundreds of students get into their dream schools.

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Top Tutoring Experts Delivering Top Scores

How do we know you’ll get a great tutor or instructor? Well, we only choose to work with the absolute best, which starts with an intensive vetting process (interviews, background checks, simulated tutoring sessions). Then we hand pick the right one based on location, specific needs and personality.

Ted S.

Ted

University of California, Berkeley
20 Years of Tutoring Experience

Nati R.

Nati

Stanford University
10 Years of Tutoring Experience

Evan C.

Evan

University of California, Berkeley
18 Years of Tutoring Experience

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where are tutoring sessions held in San Francisco?

A: We offer one-one-one and group tutoring sessions in home, online, and at convenient locations outside of the home (university libraries, nearby cafes, etc.). For in-person tutoring sessions in San Francisco, we offer services in Bayview, Financial, Marina, Mission, Potrero, Richmond, Sunset, and Tenderloin. We also offer in person tutoring in Atherton, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, and San Jose.

Q: Can San Francisco students change their tutor at any point?

A: Yes, we have a 100% tutor satisfaction guarantee and are committed to our client’s satisfaction. If for any reason you are not happy with your tutor, contact our office within 24 hours of the first session and we will not only assign you a new tutor, but also credit your account for the first session.

Q: What courses are offered in San Francisco?

A: We offer tutoring in academic K-12 subjects, AP classes, college courses, K-12 test prep(e.g. ISEE, SSAT, SAT, ACT), as well as graduate and professional standardized tests. Our tutors are highly qualified and many are credentialed, meaning we are able to work with a wide variety of students in an even wider variety of courses and subjects. From learning the ABC’s to preparing for graduate school programs, we have you covered.

Q: Are the San Francisco tutors also located in San Francisco?

A: Our tutors are based in San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, and many other cities as we continue offering both in-person and online tutoring services. For students in San Francisco wanting to begin in-person tutoring, whether in home or at another convenient location, we have professional tutors in the Bay Area who are ready to help.

Q: What level of education do the San Francisco tutors have?

A: Our tutors all have at least a bachelor’s degree from a prestigious university, although many have a masters or doctorate degree in their fields of study. We also require tutors to have at least 3-5 years of tutoring experience before joining our team of elite tutors.

Q: What are the highest ranked private K-12 schools in the San Francisco area?

School Name Students Student-Teacher Ratio Location
Lick-Wilmerding High School 490 8:1 San Francisco, CA
San Francisco University High School 410 6:1 San Francisco, CA
The Urban School of San Francisco 420 9:1 San Francisco, CA
The Bay School of San Francisco 374 7:1 San Francisco, CA
St. Ignatius College Preparatory School 1476 12:1 San Francisco, CA
French American International School and International High School 1092 7:1 San Francisco, CA
Convent & Stuart Hall 1100 5:1 San Francisco, CA

Q: What are the highest ranked public K-12 schools in the San Francisco area?

School Name Students Student-Teacher Ratio Location
Lowell High School 2774 25:1 San Francisco, CA
The New School of San Francisco 235 13:1 San Francisco, CA
Mission Preparatory 385 23:1 San Francisco, CA
Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts 795 27:1 San Francisco, CA
George Peabody Elementary 271 25:1 San Francisco, CA
Miraloma Elementary School 391 21:1 San Francisco, CA
Claire Lilienthal Elementary 697 27:1 San Francisco, CA

Q: What are the highest ranked boarding K-12 schools in the San Francisco area?

School Name Students Student-Teacher Ratio Location
The Athenian School 533 9:1 Danville, CA
Woodside Priory School 382 6:1 Portola Valley, CA
San Domenico School 680 9:1 San Anselmo, CA
California Crosspoint Academy 237 6:1 Hayward, CA
Archbishop Riordan High School 820 13:1 San Francisco, CA
Eastside College Preparatory School 336 14:1 East Palo Alto, CA
St. Patrick-St. Vincent Catholic High School 479 15:1 Vallejo, CA

Q: What are the highest ranked Catholic/parochial K-12 schools in the San Francisco area?

School Name Students Student-Teacher Ratio Location
Woodside Priory School 382 6:1 Portola Valley, CA
Bellarmine College Preparatory 1643 14:1 San Jose, CA
St. Ignatius College Preparatory School 1476 12:1 San Francisco, CA
St. Francis High School 1755 16:1 Mountain View, CA
Notre Dame High School 650 10:1 San Jose, CA
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton 1180 7:1 Atherton, CA
Convent & Stuart Hall 1100 5:1 San Francisco, CA

Q: What are the highest ranked college/universities in the San Francisco area?

School Name Acceptance Rate SAT Range Location
Stanford University 4% 1420-1570 Stanford, CA
University of California – Berkeley 15% 1320-1530 Berkeley, CA
Santa Clara University 50% 1270-1440 Santa Clara, CA
University of San Francisco 65% 1130-1330 San Francisco, CA
Saint Mary’s College of California 77% 1060-1250 Moraga, CA
Mills College 86% 1010-1240 Oakland, CA
Dominican University of California 87% 1040-1210 San Rafael, CA

Q: What is the average test score needed for San Francisco Schools?

A: Private and boarding schools that are highly competitive in San Francisco and the surrounding Bay Area typically require either the ISEE or SSAT for admission consideration. While ISEE and SSAT scores are an important part of a student’s application, they are only one factor in the application process. Acknowledging this, ISEE stanine scores between 7 and 9 and SSAT percentile scores between 77th and 99th will have a positive impact on your application.

Highly ranked San Francisco Bay Area colleges and universities have an average SAT score between 1180 and 1370. For students wanting to take the ACT for admissions, average scores for these schools are between 25 and 30.

* Source of School Data: Niche.com, iseepracticetest.com & ssatpracticetest.com

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