Find a math tutor in Pittsburgh, PA

Find math tutors in Pittsburgh, PA

Find math tutors in Pittsburgh, PA

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Top 10 math tutors in Pittsburgh, PA

Students agree: these Pittsburgh math tutors are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Stephanie Bonaroti

Stephanie Bonaroti

Offers online services
2 hires on Tutors
7+ years in business
Serves Pittsburgh, PA
Sherry S. says, "Stephanie is an excellent tutor. She is very knowledgeable, and takes the time to make sure that you understand the material. She is very patient, kind and worth the time." Read more
Muse Power Tutoring

Muse Power Tutoring

New on Tutors
Offers online services
3+ years in business
Serves Pittsburgh, PA
We offer a wide range of subjects, including all phases of English instruction (grammar, ESL, essay writing etc.) and all levels of mathematics from first grade to integral calculus. Our instruction does not follow a predetermined generic curriculum, but is adapted specifically and precisely to what the student finds difficult and needs help with. Mathematics is beautiful, and I enjoy helping a student see this -- a student who may have found the subject merely frightening or a kind of drudgery....
Sylvia At SoFlo Math Tutors

Sylvia At SoFlo Math Tutors

New on Tutors
Offers online services
9+ years in business
Serves Pittsburgh, PA
Hi, my name is Sylvia, and I love working with students! Fun fact: I can recite every line of the movie The Princess Bride. The most rewarding part of tutoring for me is 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 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 realize that Math and Science tend to buil
Emos Enterprises LLC

Emos Enterprises LLC

New on Tutors
Offers online services
Serves Pittsburgh, PA
Hello! My name is Emma Ventresca, and I am a student at Yale University. Through the National Honor Society Peer Tutor Program and teaching Taekwondo classes as a fourth-degree black belt, I have taught students of all ages in multiple disciplines. Additionally, I received acceptances from universities such as Princeton, Stanford, Brown, Cornell, and Duke, in addition to the Stamps Scholarship at Notre Dame and the Jefferson Scholarship at the University of Virginia. I am currently double majoring in Economics and Theater and Performance Studies. These achievements have granted me first-hand experience with standardized testing, the college a
Patricia's Tutoring :)

Patricia's Tutoring :)

New on Tutors
Offers online services
27+ years in business
Serves Pittsburgh, PA
I have been teaching for 22 years... every level from K to 8th and I've been a tutor for Reading Comprehension & Math/Algebra/Geometry for upper grades as well.
Huntington Learning Center

Huntington Learning Center

New on Tutors
Offers online services
35+ years in business
Serves Pittsburgh, PA
Why does Huntington Learning Center work? For over 40 years, we’ve treated students as individuals, and tailored our tutoring programs to fit their unique needs, academic goals and schedules. The best part? Our tutoring centers are proven to accelerate academic results, so you can trust us to help your child succeed. We provide inperson and also virtual instruction. We instruct in all subject areas and we focus on the needs of the students. The teachers at Huntington Learning Center teach students the skills which provide confidence and motivation. When students succeed and have success, Huntington Learning Center teachers are happy!!!...

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 Pittsburgh math tutors

Recent success stories from people in the Pittsburgh area.
Cyndee M.
She was very educated on the all the topics and had extra help on hand. Explained everything in detail. Highly recommend if you’re looking for a tutor that is always willing to help and give you as many explanations you need.
Stephanie Bonaroti
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