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Top 10 math tutors in Boston, MA

Students agree: these Boston math tutors are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Arno Min

Arno Min

Offers online services
3 hires on Tutors
5+ years in business
Serves Boston, MA
Anthony K. says, "Arno is a great tutor! He is very knowledgeable about many subjects. He is professional, organized, accommodating and patient. He communicates and explains things well. It was a blessing to find him. He helped me achieve a great understanding of the material and helped me obtain a top grade. I recommend Arno and would hire again in a heartbeat. He is not only a great tutor but a great person!" Read more
Math Tutoring

Math Tutoring

New on Tutors
Offers online services
Serves Boston, MA
Hello! I am an honors student at Syracuse University studying biology! I love working with math, writing, science, and more. I have the most experience tutoring algebra but I am happy to tutor in other areas as well!
Elementary Tutoring

Elementary Tutoring

New on Tutors
Offers online services
4 hires on Tutors
18+ years in business
Serves Boston, MA
I have a: BA from Duke University and two MEds from Boston College. I have had over fifteen years experience working with children aged three and higher. I love learning new things every day as well as teaching skills and content knowledge needed for academic success.
Greater Youth Resource Services, Inc.

Greater Youth Resource Services, Inc.

New on Tutors
Offers online services
19+ years in business
Serves Boston, MA
Greater Youth Resource Services, Inc. staff provide students with tutoring services that will help them receive passing grades in their classes. The services are provided with a focus on individual learning styles. The staff demonstrates years of experience teaching with certifications and have graduate level college degrees.
Math Mastery

Math Mastery

New on Tutors
Offers online services
3+ years in business
Serves Boston, MA
I'm a Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering student at MIT. The world class education has taught me how to understand concepts at a deeper level and helps me teach to very deeply understand my student. Teaching students has always been a lifelong passion. I know how it feels for a concept to finally click, and I strive every minute to get that feeling in every one of my students. Many of my students started with failing grades and I have helped them achieve A's and B's. My goal is your child's success. I am very qualified at teaching math and physics and also offer college prep....

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 Boston math tutors

Recent success stories from people in the Boston area.
Natalia S.
I can't recommend Arno enough! I passed both Organic Chemistry 1 and 2 because of his amazing tutoring. When we first started, my understanding of basic chemistry was very limited, Arno spent hoursss patiently teaching me the fundamentals and making sure I was fully prepared for quizzes. He created a comfortable learning environment where I felt at ease asking questions and was always very patient. If you need tutoring, Arno is the one! 1000/10
Arno Min
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