Find a math tutor in Palo Alto, CA

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Top 10 math tutors in Palo Alto, CA

Students agree: these Palo Alto math tutors are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
One-to-One Tutoring Service

One-to-One Tutoring Service

5.0(1)
Offers online services
23 hires on Tutors
45+ years in business
Serves Palo Alto, CA
Elizabeth F. says, "John said he was really patient and great at imparting chem knowledge" Read more
Rushil Shah's Tutoring

Rushil Shah's Tutoring

New on Tutors
Offers online services
7+ years in business
Serves Palo Alto, CA
Hello! My name is Rushil and I am offering my local tutoring services this coming academic year. I'm looking to fill a few more hours in my practice. I offer help in the following subjects: Essay Drafting, Coding, Homework Help, and Study Consultation To All Grade Levels Students & Families. I can also help with; K -12 Math/ English, Statistics, Economics,Physics, Finance, Accounting, Computer Systems, Python, R, and Microsoft Excel. I also offer skill building and training with E-learning platforms such as Buzzmath, and ‘Monitor ERP’ to track and monitor students progresses. • I offer sessions remotely, and in person (public places or in
Crest Math

Crest Math

5.0(1)
Offers online services
2 hires on Tutors
Serves Palo Alto, CA
Lin W. says, "She’s very patient and experienced. She makes sure my child understands the problem before moving on to the next. My child enjoys her sessions very much. " Read more
Grade Potential Tutoring

Grade Potential Tutoring

New on Tutors
Offers online services
3 hires on Tutors
22+ years in business
Serves Palo Alto, CA
Grade Potential is the convenient and credible tutoring option right in your neighborhood. We offer in-home tutoring for every subject and every grade, including test prep, and all the way up through graduate school. Whether you want help with one subject or many, our contract tutors are here to help you reach your specific academic goals.
AJ Tutoring, Inc.

AJ Tutoring, Inc.

New on Tutors
Offers online services
1 hire on Tutors
21+ years in business
Serves Palo Alto, CA
With 16 locations across the Bay Area, AJ Tutoring fuels a passion for lifelong learning. We support our local community with standardized test preparation — including the PSAT, SAT, ACT, AP exams, and Grad School Admissions exams like GRE, GMAT, and LSAT — academic subject tutoring, and expert college admission counseling. Our dedicated tutoring and college counseling team is here to guide students toward academic excellence, ensuring personalized support at every turn. From kindergarten to college and beyond, we've got you covered. Discover a diverse range of tutoring offerings, from PSAT, SAT, ACT, and Grad School Admissions exam prep, to
Sam Prausnitz-Weinbaum

Sam Prausnitz-Weinbaum

New on Tutors
Offers online services
Serves Palo Alto, CA
I am a current Stanford student with experience tutoring younger kids. I love "aha" moments and helping students understand tough concepts. I always adapt my explanations and teaching style to the student's level, meeting them wherever they are. I love working with kids and look forward to helping them conquer learning!
John Linneball Tutoring

John Linneball Tutoring

5.0(1)
Offers online services
2 hires on Tutors
22+ years in business
Serves Palo Alto, CA
Madelane R. says, "John is responsive and clear and the explains the lessons clearly that my son understands very well. I highly recommend John. He is very flexible and accommodating. He also has a great sense of humor." Read more
A2

A2

5.0(1)
Offers online services
10 hires on Tutors
12+ years in business
Serves Palo Alto, CA
Danielle G. says, "Aniruddha has been nothing but excellent, knowledgeable, and kind. He is a brilliant teacher who far surpasses any math education experience my daughter has had her entire school career. He has gotten my daughter from average grades in precalculus to all As. His style of teaching is interactive and what math education should be. He is kind and patient, as well as flexible with scheduling. We will continue with A2 tutoring for AP calculus next year, as I know his teaching will be far superior to any education she will get at the high school. I give my highest recommendations, and I cannot say enough positive things about our experience with Aniruddha. A+++++" Read more
Rocket Scientist Tutoring

Rocket Scientist Tutoring

New on Tutors
Offers online services
14+ years in business
Serves Palo Alto, CA
I hold a Bachelor's degree in Physics and a PhD in Materials Science and Scientific Computing, complemented by a background as a Rocket Scientist at NASA. My extensive expertise in physics and mathematics forms a robust foundation for my tutoring. With a results-driven focus and a compassionate understanding of individual needs, I am confident in my ability to deliver positive outcomes for each student. In addition to my proficiency in Physics and Math, I also excel in Fine Art photography. As a native Mandarin speaker, I've joyfully tutored both adults and children in Mandarin, consistently creating an enjoyable and productive learning expe
SoFlo Math Tutoring

SoFlo Math Tutoring

5.0Exceptional(9)
Offers online services
8 hires on Tutors
10+ years in business
Serves Palo Alto, CA
Elisa V. says, "Presly likes the way Isa teaches. She likes the way Isa is helping her to understand the math and is patient with her. She is happy with Isa. So Presly is happy that makes me happy. Presly looks forward to her classes. This will give her the confidence that I can do this. Thanks Adam for sending Presly a tudor that Presly is happy with. Thanks so much! " 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 Tutors.com 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 Palo Alto math tutors

Recent success stories from people in the Palo Alto area.
Kangsoo Y.
We just moved to the US from Korea and the change has been very tough for my kids. They are not familiar with the US school system and falling behind. I saw their confidence draining. But all of that changed when SoFlo came into the picture. To start, they gave a free assessment so they could figure out where my children were struggling. From there we had weekly tutoring sessions that my kids actually enjoy. I am seeing their confidence return and life in the US get better for them
SoFlo Math Tutoring
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