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Top 10 math tutors in Hoover, AL

Students agree: these Hoover math tutors are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Math Is Life

Math Is Life

Offers online services
2 hires on Tutors
4+ years in business
Serves Hoover, AL
Kathy B. says, "My son was struggling with Calculus I course at university. We reached out to Dariush, and he was available to help immediately. Since my son did not have transportation, he even met him on campus. He was patient and explained the concepts in depth. My son ended up going from almost failing to a 4.0 at the end of tri-mester." Read more

Offers online services
8 hires on Tutors
Serves Hoover, AL
Carrie W. says, "He took time and explained each problem that my daughter had to work, which made her think about what she was doing wrong." Read more
Achieve Math & Business Tutoring

Achieve Math & Business Tutoring

Offers online services
1 hire on Tutors
4+ years in business
Serves Hoover, AL
Adare B. says, ""I could write a lot more about how much we appreciate his work with Riley, but I'm trying to be succinct. Adare has been such a great tutor for our high school student. He takes the time to find where academic support is most needed, and is both professional and friendly in his interactions. He explains things in clear, understandable ways, and our son has learned so much from him." -Allison, mother of a high school student" Read more
Elizabeth Scrugham

Elizabeth Scrugham

Offers online services
2 hires on Tutors
2+ years in business
Serves Hoover, AL
Jessica R. says, "Elizabeth is a jewel! She tutored my daughter in math. She not only cared about her math scores, but her as a whole person. I am thankful my daughter had her as a tutor when she was in TN." Read more
ABC Math Tutoring

ABC Math Tutoring

New on Tutors
1 hire on Tutors
Serves Hoover, AL
Anne Desruisseau is a retired math teacher with 30 years of experience teaching middle/high school. She has also tutored for many years for grades 3-12 and lower level college classes. Anne has a BS in mathematics and a MS in education. She has taught in Texas, NewYork, and Tennessee. She recently moved to the Birmingham area and is looking forward to working with students here. Anne believes students need a strong foundation in math in order to be successful, not only in math, but also in life. She gives students the building blocks they need to make the foundation they need to feel good about themselves. Anne Desruisseau loves workin...
All Courses Private Tutor

All Courses Private Tutor

4 hires on Tutors
5+ years in business
Serves Hoover, AL
Cheryl Denise L. says, "Excellent tutor; highly recommended" Read more

Your Math Tutoring questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Tutors.

How much does a math tutor cost near me?

A math tutor costs $25 to $80 per hour when teaching privately and $25 to $50 per hour when tutoring online. SAT math tutoring costs $45 to $100 per hour on average. Math tutoring centers charge $100 to $200 per month for weekly tutoring sessions.

How do I know if my child needs a math tutor?

Your child may need a math tutor if:

  • Their grades or test scores are declining
  • They get confused or frustrated with homework
  • They are having difficulty or lacking confidence with numbers
  • They are excelling in school and need more challenging tasks
  • You are no longer able to provide help with homework or learning
  • They have a learning disability

How many math tutoring sessions are needed?

Tutors suggest a minimum of one tutoring session per week until students build confidence, understand the subject, and improve grades. Sometimes, a few tutoring sessions can help students get back on track and regain confidence. If the student struggles in two or more classes, more sessions are recommended. On average, students take 9 to 50 sessions.

What do private math tutors do?

Math tutors are responsible for helping students with homework, teaching various mathematical concepts, motivating and boosting confidence, and teaching skills like note-taking, studying, and test-taking. Math tutors also show how to perform calculations, processes, and computations to complete their assignments.

What qualities make a good math tutor?

Look for the following qualities in a math tutor:

  • Expertise and knowledge on the subject
  • A good communicator and motivator
  • A passionate and enthusiastic teacher
  • Ability to quickly identify the student's needs
  • Teaches to the student's strengths and minimizes their weaknesses
  • Personalizes each session and incorporates connections to the student's interests
  • Listens and communicates often with parents and teachers
  • Is inquisitive and asks the student good, open-ended questions
  • Is persistent but always demonstrates patience and empathy
  • Adaptable and able to explain material in multiple ways
  • Shows positivity and encouragement
  • Has a reputation of professionalism and reliability
  • Has resourcefulness and is tech-savvy

Do math tutors help?

Hiring a math tutor helps struggling children keep up and advances those students who aren't challenged enough. A tutor helps improve any student's knowledge, learning skills, and confidence.

Is math tutoring worth it?

Tutoring is worth the money because:

  • Tutoring strengthens subject comprehension, boosts confidence, and builds important learning skills that a crowded classroom can't offer.
  • Tutoring improves grades and tutored students outperform their peers on examinations.
  • Students develop positive attitudes toward the subject after tutoring.

How to find a math tutor in my area?

Home math tutors are available for children in elementary school all the way to students in high school and college. Start by searching our list of private math tutors near you. Then:

  • Ask for recommendations from family, friends, and neighbors.
  • Interview and compare at least three tutors.
  • Check their references and verify their credentials.
  • Read reviews and check out their previous work on and Google.
  • Discuss fees, locations, scheduling, and cancellation policies.
  • Ask what payment methods are accepted and if payment is expected after each session.
  • Consider hiring the tutor on a trial basis to see if they are a good fit.

What questions should I ask a math tutor before hiring?

When looking to hire a good math tutor, ask the following questions:

  • What's your level of education or academic training in math?
  • What are your qualifications, certifications, or credentials?
  • How long have you been tutoring, and how many students have you tutored?
  • What ages and learning styles do you tutor?
  • How will you evaluate my child's needs?
  • What is your tutoring process, methodology, and teaching philosophy?
  • Do you have a curriculum, or do you create personalized content for my child?
  • How do you measure and track progress?
  • What results should I expect to see, and what happens if my child doesn't make any progress?
  • How often will you communicate with me and my child's teachers?
  • Will the tutoring sessions take place in-home, at a public location, or online?
  • How many students will be tutored at a time?
  • How much do you charge, and how long is each session?
  • How long and when are you available to tutor?
  • What's your policy for cancellations and make-up sessions?
  • Can you provide me with a list of references?
  • Are you willing to undergo a background check?
  • What makes you an outstanding math tutor?What questions should I ask a math tutor before hiring?

Reviews for Hoover math tutors

Recent success stories from people in the Hoover area.
Shannon H.
Eddie is knowledgeable and able to meet our student’s needs, whether that be teaching new concepts, problem solving errors or fine tuning ideas from class. He communicates well with our daughter and her confidence and skill has drastically improved. He is able to connect in her level.
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