Find a math tutor in Petaluma, CA

Find math tutors in Petaluma, CA

Find math tutors in Petaluma, CA

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Top 10 math tutors in Petaluma, CA

Students agree: these Petaluma math tutors are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
SoFlo Math Tutoring

SoFlo Math Tutoring

5.0Exceptional(9)
Offers online services
9 hires on Tutors
10+ years in business
Serves Petaluma, 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
John Linneball Tutoring

John Linneball Tutoring

5.0(1)
Offers online services
2 hires on Tutors
22+ years in business
Serves Petaluma, 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
UC TutorEddie

UC TutorEddie

5.0(2)
Offers online services
12+ years in business
Serves Petaluma, CA
Hudson V. says, "Eddie is a really awesome tutor. When I started my tutoring I was really struggling with my math class and I totally hated math. After tutoring three days a week for two hours each session over three months, my improvement was way better than I ever thought it would be. When I took my final exam, I really went in feeling like I would do great. I wasn't scared of the test anymore like I was before tutoring. I was failing my math class and I needed to get an 85 on my final exam to pass the class. I got an 88 on my final! I love Eddie so much for the way he taught me math and helped me improve so far above what I thought would be a miracle!! Eddie is the best math tutor you could ever get and I recommend him 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 Petaluma math tutors

Recent success stories from people in the Petaluma 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
Rob B.
"I highly recommend Mr. Eddie Nazzal and his tutoring services. He has helped me immensely in my high school Algebra II class, and increased my knowledge and understanding of the material. My grade went from a D to a B in only one quarter! Also, my speed and accuracy on tests improved, which is very important for the timed final exam that I take at the end of the year."
UC TutorEddie
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