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Anne’s Excellent Tutoring
from 37 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Adam C.
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Anne is both amicable and diligent in her instruction. If you want to learn Spanish and are willing to put in the work, Anne is a great guide and tutor to have and she is extremely affordable compared to other less involved tutors I have experienced. Studying Spanish with Anne is like taking a one on one Spanish course. I highly recommend her.

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Fuhrman Tutoring
from 24 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Marjory S.
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Sue has prepared my children for the SATs. Her individualized attention and methods have enabled each of my children to perform amazingly well on the test. She is a fantastic tutor!!!!!!!

  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Susan R.
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I would highly recommend Arbor Tutors. A+

Natalie's Private Tutoring
from 5 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Kathy M.
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Natalie tutors my son Daniel 2 days a week in my home. Daniel really responds to her instruction. He is excited for his "home teacher" to come over, and loves working with her on homework, etc. Natalie is very flexible with our schedule, and provides fun and instructional materials from the library. Pricing is also very fair. I would recommend Natalie to anyone to help their child succeed in school!

Spanish Tutoring
from 4 reviews
  • 4 years in business
Melayna C.
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I have been getting tutored by Kate for a few months and she has really improved my speaking skills. Most teachers and tutors focus on reading and writing but Kate has been awesome at creating scenarios for using Spanish in real life. We barely use any Spanish during our lessons. I highly recommend Kate as a tutor for anyone looking to improve their conversational skills!

Best professional
from 4 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Paul T.
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Lydia is very knowledgeable and easy to work with. I enjoyed working with her and have recommended her to other friends. Paul Tambunga

Nashcorp Tutoring
from 3 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Diana L.
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Zarrar (aka Zed) is a pleasant soft-spoken young man who is helping my 9th grade daughter with Geometry, Biology, Government and organizational skills. He is efficient and comes to our home on-time to appointments. My daughter reports that the work they are doing together is helping her in class. We are very pleased with his service.

Adel McGuirk Caruso
from 2 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Lisbet B.
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I have been taking English tutoring with Adel. Adel is a very professional, punctual and responsible person. She is committed to helping​ you achieve your goals and objectives. Thanks, Adel.

Alexa Y.
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Rebecca was extremely professional and patient. She always tailored the sessions to the students needs. She was always timely and prepared with the adequate materials. Most importantly, she made the assignments enjoyable! I would HIGHLY recommend Rebecca as a tutor for anyone with needs in English subjects!


I'm a freelance tutor in mathematics, sciences, history, English grammar and literature, and music history.


We tutor grades K-12 all subjects. We provide early intervention, SAT prep, home school consulting and autism consulting. We are a member of the National Tutoring Association. My tutors are certified.


Did you get stuck in math? I can help you to love it and to learn different branches of it. Contact me. I'm a chemical engineer.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack

I am tutoring privately at local universities and private high schools in the following courses: * Algebra * Trigonometry * Precalculus * Business Calculus * The Calculus Sequence for Scientists and Engineers * Linear Algebra * Differential Equations * Complex Variables * Discrete Mathematical Structures I also have my clearance, through my church, to interact with minors.


If your son or daughter is struggling in school, it might be time to consider getting them extra help. Often times, elementary concepts do not hit home, and the proper foundation for many different reasons does not lay: because of this, children will struggle later on due to this foundation not being solidified. I can offer your child assistance in Mathematics, reading, language, phonics, test prep, study skills, etc. I am married and father of five children, ages 6-20. I have a wealth of experience. From one parent to another, our days are so much easier when our kids do not struggle with school and homework. Let me help you! I will travel a reasonable distance to your home, and hourly tutoring charge of $25.00 to $30.00.


My primary services include tutoring and proofreading services; however, other services are available that require expertise in English, communications, education, or advertising. I provide the following services: * Tutoring I require a half-hour minimum but will also offer increments of 1 hour, 1.5 hours, or 2 hours. Sessions longer than 2 hours at a time are not recommended but will be considered on an emergency basis. Package rates are available. Tutoring sessions are offered for a variety of topics, including secondary English (grades 6-12), postsecondary English (college-level literature or writing), writing or essay help, resume or interview help, SAT (critical reading and English), ACT (English portion), GRE (English portion), and AP English. Other topics will be considered upon request. * Proofreading I offer proofreading services for individual documents or on a repeating basis. The charge is based not on the amount of time it takes me to complete the task, but rather on a per-task basis. Longer documents will be more expensive than shorter documents. Package rates are also available. Other services include the following: - Resume, portfolio and cover letter help and design - Invitation help and design - Interview preparation More information is available upon request, and other tasks will be considered on a case-by-case basis.


I am a high school math teacher. I can teach any subject from General Math 7 to Calculus, including at an AP level.

  • 18 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack

I learned my Spanish through immersion. I learned it in more than one country and with people from a variety of countries. This experience gives me a broad, deep knowledge of the language. It has been a part of my life for almost 30 years. My passion for the language makes me a very enthusiastic teacher.


I can help your student be great in any subject. I was valedictorian. I will help you achieve greatness as well. There is no try, only do or do not.


Are you having trouble with math? I am a Pittsburgh based math tutor who enjoys helping people reach their goals.


Tutoring, conversations, help! I prepare people to speak, write and listen Spanish. I offer lessons for beginners, intermediate or advanced.

  • 6 years in business

I am a dual-certified Pennsylvania teacher turned private tutor who works with students in all grade levels to help them be better prepared in the subjects of math and English. I also tutor students who are preparing to take the SATs. All sessions are an hour in length, and most students choose to meet weekly. Meetings take place at the local community public libraries. I also Skype and FaceTime with students. My rates range from $35 to $45 per hour, depending upon the location and the number of sessions needed to reach success.

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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.

What does a Spanish tutor do?

The goal of a Spanish tutor is to help students improve their Spanish reading, writing, comprehension, and conversation skills. The tutor’s approaches may vary, depending on whether the instruction is individual or a group class. Many Spanish tutors practice immersion — meaning they will speak only Spanish with their pupils. For students with little to no Spanish experience, the Spanish tutor may use a mix of Spanish and English to accustom their students to speaking the language.

A Spanish tutor can offer a wide range of services to their students. For students currently enrolled in a Spanish class through their middle school or high school, a Spanish tutor can help them with homework and language practice, as well as expanding their understanding of their current school curriculum. For adults, Spanish tutors will have different approaches based on that student’s need. Academics and those seeking high-level professional development for their career will often have more intensive and targeted lessons, drills, and interactive speaking tests. For adults who wish to learn conversational Spanish for fun or for travel, lessons may revolve around learning commonly used phrases and practicing speaking in relaxed settings.

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.

How much do Spanish tutors charge?

Nationally, the average cost for a Spanish tutor ranges from $30 to $40 per hour. The cost for a Spanish tutor can vary depending on whether you choose private instruction or group lessons. Geographic location can affect cost; tutors in expensive cities and pricier regions command higher rates than in rural areas and small towns. The experience and education of the Spanish tutor will also affect their rates. For adult education, many people learning Spanish choose to join a Spanish school with tutors who teach group classes and also offer private tutoring for students. Typically these schools charge a monthly tuition that gives students access to a set number of classes per week, with private tutoring available at an additional cost. One example of an average cost is a monthly tuition of $200, which includes five 90-minute group lessons per month. Monthly tuition can vary depending on the school and the teachers. Short-term workshops are also a way to learn Spanish. Students may work with a Spanish tutor and group of other students at their skill level for a short period of time. One example of an average price is $100 for an eight-week course, with one 60-minute group class per week.

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Need a Spanish Tutor

Pittsburgh, PA

  • Student age
  • Current level
    Beginner speaking
  • Learning goals
    Speaking - conversational proficiency
  • Frequency of lessons
    Once a week
  • Lesson length
    60 minutes
  • Day preference(s)
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
  • Time preference(s)
    Early afternoon (noon-3pm), Evening (after 6pm)
  • Details
    took french in high school. spent 3 weeks in Spain this summer
  • $20
    Average price
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