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Educating Our Parents: Understanding the West Chicago District Curriculum
The school’s standards strive to ensure that all students, regardless of learning style, receive a quality education and therefore are able to meet similarly high standards. The curriculum focuses on skills students will need to succeed in post-secondary education and the professional world as well as be competitive on a global level. In Mathematics and Science classes, students focus on foundational concepts which are essential for college readiness. The teachers try to give students as many opportunities as possible to apply their learning to real-world situations and problems.
In English Language Arts and Social Science classes, the curriculum focuses on analytical writing and the reading of complex, nonfiction texts. Students learn to be critical readers and persuasive writers and develop the ability to gather, analyze, and present information to support their claims while building arguments. Across the curriculum, students are encouraged to become self-motivated, life-long learners.
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SchoolTutoring Academy’s tutoring programs for West Chicago students start with a free academic assessment with an Academic Director. Our flagship tutoring programs are available for $199.99/month which include regular one-on-one tutoring, academic mentorship, bi-monthly progress reports, learning profiles, and parental conference calls.
West Chicago District Curriculum Used in Our In-Home Tutoring Programs
The districts focus on academic innovation and maintaining a dynamic and nurturing environment with a comprehensive student support program to help ensure students become life-long learners and responsible members of our diverse society. The curriculum is based on the Illinois Common Core Standards for Mathematics and English Language Arts and the Next Generation Science Standards. The standards focus on the major topics in each subject so that all students in the state receive the same high quality standards, but are written so that teachers are free to use their best method to deliver each learning objective.
We currently cover the following West Chicago-area school districts: Benjamin School District 25, West Chicago Elementary School District 33, Community High School District 94, and St. Charles Community Unit School District 303.
Keeping Informed: Recent West Chicago Educational News
- Market Day - Market Day is an opportunity for students, parents, and staff to support West Chicago Community High School student organizations. Throughout the year, there are a number of fundraisers to support the classroom experience and extracurriculars available to students.
- Disability Resource Fair - The Annual Resource Fair for students and adults with disabilities is held each year at West Chicago Community High School’s gym. This gives all members of the community who either require supports or who want to provide help a chance to see what they can do.
- Dramatic Performances - WeGo Drama at West Chicago Community High School District 94 presents The Laramie Project. This drama group performs a number of engaging plays throughout the year.
Testimonials and Case Studies from Our Parents
SchoolTutoring Academy has played an important role in improving our son’s confidence and attitude towards school. His grades have also improved steadily throughout the school year.
My daughter was very self-conscious about her difficulties with the math section of the SAT. SchoolTutoring Academy’s Academic Directors created an action plan that boosted my daughter’s score and confidence level.
SchoolTutoring Academy has not only improved my son’s standardized test scores but also his high school math and English grades. Test Prep Academy has not only improved my son’s standardized test scores but also his high school math and English grades.
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My son’s math marks in high school have always been weak so I found it very beneficial that his ACT tutor worked on solidifying his fundamentals while prepping for the ACT.
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SchoolTutoring has played an important role in improving our son’s confidence and attitude towards school. His grades have also improved steadily throughout the school year.
My daughter was able to improve her test scores after a few months of tutoring with SchoolTutoring. However, while raising test scores is great, the real payoff is in the self-confidence that she gained.
I just wanted to send a quick note to say thank-you! My son is very impressed with his tutor and looks forward to each session. What’s particularly amazing about this is our son has never really looked forward to math or school for that matter!
We are so happy with the results of your tutoring program and academic support. Homework time was such a stressful evening for the entire evening before we brought your tutors into our home. Thank you for all your help!
Our daughter, a first grader, struggled with basic reading and handwriting. When she began with SchoolTutoring she was almost a year behind her class. Within a year of being enrolled, she is reading above her grade level and has the confidence to match.
One-on-one learning with a certified private in-home tutor
Tutoring at your child's pace & schedule - available 7 days a week
Personalized instruction in the comfort of your home
Tutors that are highly-qualified K-12 and university educators
Our instructors hail from Harvard, Stanford, Duke and other top institutions
Our tutors are different from the ones you find in your neighborhood
Staff Tutors with Outstanding Credentials
Our educators have graduated from top academic institutions, and many of them have achieved in the 90th percentile or higher on standardized tests. Equally importantly, they enjoy coaching students across a variety of subject areas and standardized tests
Educators Beyond What You Find Down the Block
Students work collaboratively with their private tutor who is a top-notch college graduate well beyond the academic caliber that you’ll typically find in your neighbourhood
Experienced Academic Directors to Create and Adjust Learning Plans
Every student is paired up with both a private tutor and an Academic Director responsible for creating a comprehensive learning plan and constantly tweeking it to optimize for results
Fully Customized Programs with Regular Progress Reports
With regular progress reports and archived copies of your lessons, you can easily track your progress and review concepts from past lessons
Meet Our Tutors
Each of them is highly-qualified K-12 and university educators
My name is Michelle O. and I am a certified Calculus Tutor from Bloomington,
My name is Davis H. and I am a certified English Tutor from Greenville, South Carolina.
My name is Jane W. and I am certified SAT/ACT Tutor from San Diego, California.
My name is Ken B. and I am a certified Math and Statistics Tutor from California.
My name is Kevin L. and I am a certified Social Studies Tutor from Guelph, Ontario.
My name is Daniel C. and I am a High School Math, English and Economics.
My name is Amy B. and I am a Math, English Tutor from Darlington, South Carolina.
My name is Owen M. and I am a Math, English, Languages, ACT Tutor from Dundas, Ontario.
My name is Daniel H. and I am an English, ACT, SAT, Social Studies Tutor from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.
My name is Akosua A. and I am a Math, Science, English, ACT Tutor from Brampton, Ontario.
My name is Davis H. and I am a certified Math, Science, English Tutor from Greenville, South Carolina.
My name is Jania B. and I am a Math, English Tutor from Eight Mile, Alabama.
Chalk Talk: Early Decision vs. Early Action
Early Decision (ED) is an early, binding college application. “Binding” means that students are contractually obligated to attend this college if accepted. Early Action (EA) is an early, non-binding application, so students aren’t obligated. Because ED is binding, applicants are demonstrating a lot of interest and commitment to the college, which is a good thing, in the eyes of the admissions staff. ED acceptance rates are often dramatically higher than Regular Decision acceptance rates. There can be drawbacks, though; for one thing, since the application is binding, the student isn’t able to accept another offer, even if it includes a better financial aid package. EA, on the other hand, doesn’t carry the same weight as ED. It’s early, which means students are competing against fewer applicants, and students aren’t locked into attending that college. If a student isn’t sure s/he wants to attend this college, EA is probably the way to go, but if s/he is absolutely sure this is his/her top choice, ED might be a good option.