Find a math tutor in Portland, OR

Find math tutors in Portland, OR

Find math tutors in Portland, OR

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Top 10 math tutors in Portland, OR

Students agree: these Portland math tutors are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Craig Ekstrand

Craig Ekstrand

New on Tutors
Offers online services
Serves Portland, OR
Hi. I am an older guy who stays active and is very interested in learning and sharing what I know, hopefully in a way that helps you to learn better. I took science and math classes in college and work extensively with math in my accounting work. I have a keen interest in science and am always learning more. I think my continued pursuit of knowledge can help to motivate you and keep your interest up in a subject.
Sera Park

Sera Park

New on Tutors
Offers online services
23+ years in business
Serves Portland, OR
Hello, I am a college student who is new to tutoring. I may only be a college student, I am close to gradauting. I can definitely assist you with high-school and some college-level mathematics, Korean, and essay editing and writing, including college entrance ones. I promise to assist you as best as I can!
Math Tutor

Math Tutor

Offers online services
12 hires on Tutors
3+ years in business
Serves Portland, OR
Abdullah A. says, "Amar is an excellent choice for a statistics tutor. I had an incredibly fascinating experience learning statistics because of his knowledge and enthusiasm for the field. Amar was a beneficial teacher because of his willingness to help, clear explanations, and entertaining style. He has a unique capacity to simplify complex subjects into manageable bits and has a thorough comprehension of the intricate ideas in statistics." Read more
Sylvia At SoFlo Math Tutors

Sylvia At SoFlo Math Tutors

New on Tutors
Offers online services
10+ years in business
Serves Portland, OR
Fun fact: I can recite every line of the movie The Princess Bride. Hi, I'm Sylvia, and I love working with students, particularly when a new concept “clicks” with a student - their excitement is contagious, and it’s a privilege to be able to help them reach that point! On a more personal level, I am a friendly, outdoorsy, athletic, and talkative type of person! I partner with students on a one-on-one basis in STEM subjects through SoFlo Tutors, my tutoring agency. I studied Economics at the University of St. Andrews and have been tutoring for 2 years. At SoFlo, we work to raise grades, strengthen understanding, and increase confidence. Math
Math-Guru Tutoring - From Elementary Algebra To College Level Differential Equations

Math-Guru Tutoring - From Elementary Algebra To College Level Differential Equations

Offers online services
3 hires on Tutors
8+ years in business
Serves Portland, OR
Esmeralda Munoz P. says, "I enjoy how he really takes his time to explain a problem and makes sure I understand it. I really like that we are working on many different things and working our way up. He’s a great tutor." 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 Portland math tutors

Recent success stories from people in the Portland area.
Natalie B.
I have worked with Ammar for a couple semesters. I was lost with my algebra class and he was such an amazing teacher who went above and beyond in helping me. I even asked for his help in my physics class. He was always on top of things and explaining in ways I would understand. Because of his help I was able to get the A's that I needed for my program. I would highly recommend Ammar. He is very kind and trustworthy and I will use him for any future help I may need, highly recommended 10/10!!
Math Tutor
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