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How do you find a good math tutor?

Math home tutors are available for any age student, from elementary school to postgraduate studies. Rates will vary based on the tutor’s background, education and experience. To find a good math tutor, first determine your learning goals. Do you need help understanding and completing homework assignments? Are you preparing for the math portion of a standardized test? Next, read reviews from current and former students. Find someone with proven success helping students achieve their goals. If you want help on an ongoing basis, decide what your budget is and identify the tutors who fall within your range. Ask if there are additional fees for travel, as some home math tutors include travel costs in their rates and others charge extra. Ask about session length and the tutor’s teaching style, and whether they also offer online sessions or group sessions. Finally, schedule a single session with each of the math tutors you think are best to see who is the best fit.

How much do math tutors cost?

Math is a subject that’s challenging for many students. Fortunately, home math tutors can help students excel in math by working with them in focused one-on-one tutoring sessions. The cost for math tutors varies based on the type of math, the expertise and experience of the tutor, and geographic location. Pricing may range between $40 and $100 per hour, depending on the math subject. As a rule, the more complex the subject matter, the more the math tutor will charge for the lessons. The cost reflects the math tutor’s advanced studies and the work required for them to be able to teach on the subject. Frequency can also affect costs. Students can buy packages of lessons for a lower cost per session than buying individually. Nationally, the average hourly rate for a geometry home tutor is $50-$60. The national average rate for an algebra home tutor is $40-$50 per hour. For generalized math tutors, the national average ranges between $40 and $50 per hour. More intensive standardized test prep studies and math tutoring average $70-$100 per hour.

How much does home tutoring cost?

Investing in home tutoring is an investment in your child’s future. Home tutors work one on one with your child to address their challenge areas and provide room for intellectual growth that may not happen in a busy classroom. The cost of home tutors depends on multiple factors including where you live, the tutor’s background and education, the subject matter, and how often the tutor comes. Test prep home tutoring is typically more expensive than single-subject tutoring. Here are some examples of average tutoring costs:

  • National average cost for an algebra home tutor: $40-$50 per hour.
  • National average cost for a French home tutor: $30-$50 per hour.
  • National average cost for a geometry home tutor: $50-$60 per hour.
  • National average cost for a math home tutor: $40-$50 per hour.
  • National average cost for reading and writing home tutor: $40-$60 per hour.
  • National average cost for an SAT home tutor: $70 per hour.
  • National average cost for an ACT home tutor: $70-$100 per hour.
Reviews for Chicago math tutors
Nina G.
We have had such a great experience working with Snow. She has helped build our daughter's confidence in math as well as improve her overall math grade and her testing scores have improved tremendously. Snow is very patient and thorough during her tutoring sessions and she always provides great feedback to parents after each session.
Ph.D. Math Tutor Snow - K12/Algebra/Calculus/SATPh.D. Math Tutor Snow - K12/Algebra/Calculus/SAT
Ma P.
During this pandemic all classes for my daughter are held remotely and I was looking for a resource help for her advance math subject. I came across with this company Infinity Educators. At first I was skeptical, thinking it would just be another online tutoring out resourcing its educators unreliably from everywhere but nevertheless I gave it a shot. I received a quick response from Varna who is the founder for the company. We had a discussion about what I was looking for and expectations. She immediately started looking for tutor that would match my daughter's need. The first tutor wasn't good match with my daughter and Varna was aware and she continued to look for a tutor with her giving us updates. Finally she found one and it was a good match with my daughter. The tutor works at a University and He is currently working on his PHD . My daughter was satisfied and happy with the tutoring. I highly recommend this company for a subject tutoring or a STEM resource. They are A+ with their communications, transparent and reliable at an affordable price! Ma Perlinda Chicago Parent
InfinityEd - Tutoring, SAT/ACT, and much more...InfinityEd - Tutoring, SAT/ACT, and much more...
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