Find a math tutor in Harrisburg, PA

Find math tutors in Harrisburg, PA

Find math tutors in Harrisburg, PA

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Top 10 math tutors in Harrisburg, PA

Students agree: these Harrisburg math tutors are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Yafet Bassa Silfa

Yafet Bassa Silfa

Offers online services
3 hires on Tutors
3+ years in business
Serves Harrisburg, PA
Mohammed A. says, "Great knowledge of concepts, affordable pricing, relatable, engaging, and very easy to understand. Definitely would recommend!" Read more


New on Tutors
Offers online services
16+ years in business
Serves Harrisburg, PA
Looking to take your academics or leadership to the next level? Need a plan for the college application process? With 10+ years of experience, I can confidently say, “I’m your guru.”
Sam Marchand Tutoring

Sam Marchand Tutoring

Offers online services
31 hires on Tutors
5+ years in business
Serves Harrisburg, PA
Maeve C. says, "Sam is incredibly knowledgeable, especially when it comes to history. More importantly, he truly cares about the success of his students and will work with their schedules to ensure they receive the help they need. Sam is very passionate which makes the topics more interesting and memorable. highly recommend!" Read more
Janise Kahl Math Tutor

Janise Kahl Math Tutor

Offers online services
3 hires on Tutors
Serves Harrisburg, PA
Marisa W. says, "She is very patient with my son. She explains things clearly in a positive manner that is encouraging. She has been great with my son. I would highly recommend her. I'm very happy we found her. " Read more
Joy Of Learning

Joy Of Learning

New on Tutors
Offers online services
1 hire on Tutors
4+ years in business
Serves Harrisburg, PA
I have taught a variety of grades and ability levels.Some include preschool, kindergarten, second, third, and fourth grade. I was also a Reading and Math Specialist in Montgomery county,MD.I have taught various ages of ESL students.I took college and Graduate classes for Teaching ESL students and assessing their reading level. I am known as a very patient and resourceful teacher and tutor. I see many online and in person.I have many resources, workbooks, books, and websites to help many students.Please check out my tutor testimonials on Wyzant Tutoring. I also see students on Can't wait to help you! Sincerely, Erin Maggio 4

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 Harrisburg math tutors

Recent success stories from people in the Harrisburg area.
Michelle Q.
Patient and knowledgeable! Yafet was amazing! Whenever I didn’t understand something, he would explain it a different way and slower to help me understand. Affordable pricing! Would 100% recommend!
Yafet Bassa Silfa
Hao B.
My children were having difficulty in European History. Sam spent four lessons with them and their grades improved. He was generous with his time and remains a close family friend even after my children graduated.
Sam Marchand Tutoring
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