High School Subjects

High School STEM

Emphasis on on Math and Science for the 7th – 12th grade levels.

    Open to all students who receive free school lunches.
    Priority is given to students performing close to grade level who demonstrate an ability to make progress and a commitment to improving their academic performance.



Credit Recovery
Intensive Tutoring
Any student who may be held back due to poor test scores or incomplete assignments can make up credits all summer long, in all subjects, with our guided self-study and credit recovery program.

    Process:
    • Discuss current academic needs with parents and students, and school requirements for recovering credit
    • Assess current levels in weakest subject with Study Island assessments
    • For Students struggling with math, we use Dreambox for K-8th grade math, and Khan Academy for 9-12th grade math.
    • estimated time needed to reach target scores and grades


ELL
Intensive Tutoring
TwinCities Tutoring has helped hundreds of young adults from all corners of the globe improve their English language skills and prepare for success after high school. Our students come from India, China, Eastern Europe, Central and South America, the Middle East and East Africa. Many arrive with a limited knowledge of English; with our help, they make tremendous strides towards English language proficiency.

    Process:
    • Discuss current academic strengths and weaknesses with parents and students
    • Assess current levels in weakest subject with FAST Bridge assessments
    • 3rd-8th graders will take two longer reading and language tests in Study Island
    • estimate time needed to reach target scores and grades


Writing
Intensive Tutoring
High school papers and college admissions essays are particularly difficult for non-native speakers. We provide academic writing instruction and e-learning courses to help our students master key skills.

      Process:
    • Discuss current academic strengths and weaknesses with parents and students
    • Assess current levels in writing and language arts with Study Island assessments
    • 3rd-8th graders will take two longer reading and language tests to determine how close to grade level they currently are.
    • estimate time needed to reach target scores and grades


We also help with:


PSEO Support
Intensive Tutoring
Course placement tests such as the Accuplacer Tests of language and math skills. Beginning in the 9th and 10th grades, we help students master all elements of these exams using e-learning courses that adjust to students’ strengths and weaknesses.
College Entrance Exams
We use diagnostic tests, courses designed specifically for the PSAT, PLAN, SAT and ACT tests, and sample tests to prepare students for all the rigors of taking important exams.
High School Equivalency Degrees
We coach students in the use of our free, comprehensive e-learning courses with diagnostic testing and progress tracking for the GED, Hi-SET and TASC high school equivalency programs.
Career Readiness
For those not attending post-secondary schools, we assist with job applications and resumes using ACT Work Keys which improve crucial job skills such as business communication.