Best Private Tutors in San Diego

Why These Private Tutors?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored San Diego Private Tutors on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

College Prep Tutoring

College Prep Tutoring is a San Diego business that tutors high school, college, and graduate school applicants. The business helps students prep for the PSAT, SAT, SAT subject tests, LSAT, GMAT, SSAT, ACT, and more. College Prep Tutoring also provides assistance with personal statement and college application editing. Founder Kathryn Adelstein has over 19 years of standardized test tutoring experience. Students appreciate Kathryn’s helpfulness, knowledge, and explanations.

San Diego, CA 92130



MathWizJohn is a San Diego business that serves high school and college students. The business provides tutoring in subjects such as English, math, physics, biology, chemistry, marketing, engineering, and standardized test prep. Test prep courses are for SAT, ACT, LSAT, MCAT, AP, TOEFL, ELM, and GRE. Founder John Glick-Scroggins has almost 10 years of tutoring experience. Students remark on their flexibility, clarifications, and helpfulness.

San Diego, CA 92115


ScoreBuilder Test Prep

ScoreBuilder Test Prep is an Encinitas business that has been serving students in La Jolla, Rancho Sante Fe, Solana Beach, Del Mar, Carlsbad, Cardiff by the Sea, San Marco, and Encinitas for over two years. The business has experienced tutors who provide one-on-one academic tutoring and test preparation for the SAT, SAT subject tests, PSAT, ACT, and AP. ScoreBuilder Test Prep also provides an ACT class for students who want to get a score of 30 and above. President Matthew Stroup is also a professional tutor and has provided students with more than 3,000 hours of tutoring.

Encinitas, CA 92024


Team Talent Tutors

Team Talent Tutors is a Rancho Santa Fe business that serves students from a variety of schools including Francis Parker, San Diego Jewish Academy, The Bishop’s School, Pacific Ridge School, Rancho Bernardo High School, and Santa Fe Christian. The business provides test prep tutoring in the SAT, ACT, SSAT, ISEE, GED, CAHSEE, and others. Team Talent Tutors are full-time tutors and have taken the new SAT numerous times.

Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067



Tutor Nerds is a San Diego business that serves students in Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego. The business offers private academic tutoring for all grades, admissions consulting, and test preparation. Tutor Nerds provides test preparation for the SAT, SAT subject tests, ACT, PSAT, AP, LSAT, MCAT, GRE, ISEE, TOEFL, GED, and more. The business tailors services to each student and there are no contracts or administrative fees. Tutor Nerds provides a 100% guarantee. Parents appreciate the responsive, professional, and helpful tutors.

San Diego, CA 92122


Unlimited Learning

Unlimited Learning is a San Diego business that has been serving students for over a decade. The business provides students of all ages one-on-one tutoring in academic subjects such as science, foreign languages, math, social science, and language arts, as well as test preparation. The standardized tests Unlimited Learning provides tutoring for are the SAT, SAT II, PSAT, ACT, STAR, AP, GED, and more. All tutors are patient, experienced, and have been background checked. Unlimited Learning provides a satisfaction guarantee. Parents appreciate the customer service and results their children achieve.

San Diego, CA 92192


Vivian Fung College Prep

Vivian Fung College Prep is a La Jolla business that has been serving students in San Diego and La Jolla for over a decade. The business provides academic tutoring in subjects such as AP US history, AP biology, mathematics, AP physics, and AP chemistry for grades nine to 12. Test prep for the SAT, ACT, and PSAT is also available. Vivian has taught the SAT for over 20 years and tutors students in person and online. She also helps with high school curriculum planning and grade 11 and 12 students with essay advice, interview coaching, and application review for college admissions.

La Jolla, CA 92037


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