If you're searching for a math tutor in the Des Moines and Ames region, you've come to the right place. Whether you’ve noticed your son or daughter is falling behind, needs some extra practice or just wants to get ahead in algebra, geometry or advanced math, our tutors will make sure your child succeeds. Whatever your young mathematician needs, we’re here to get results.

Tailored Tutoring for Each Student

From support and practice to enrichment, Sylvan has a range of math programs to offer so you can decide on the option that satisfies your child’s needs. We can help your child work towards success in math, algebra, geometry and beyond.

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

If your son or daughter is struggling to get to grips with foundational math concepts, our intensive tutoring could be the first step towards better scores and improved confidence. We know how to make critical math concepts more accessible, empowering students to achieve more in the classroom and beyond. Here’s what you can expect from our Personalized Tutoring program:

  • A more tailored approach: We design your child’s learning plan using our proven Sylvan Method™ to make sure he or she is getting the right attention.
  • Bigger, better results: Our tutoring students can expect up to two to three times more improvement in math scores compared to their peers.
  • Guidance and support from experts: Our Sylvan-certified tutors will be the support your child needs every step of the way. We make sure to continuously adjust our approach to ensure math is engaging instead of frustrating.
  • Local, school-approved curriculum: Our math curriculum is aligned with the standards of most schools. And our tutors use up-to-date teaching methods, so you don’t have to be the expert!
  • Affordable rates: Our hourly rates are similar to other tutoring companies and private tutors, so getting effective math help for your family doesn’t have to be over budget!

Academic Coaching (K-8)

If your child needs extra math practice, help with homework assignments or more of a challenge, Academic Coaching is a great option! Our experienced tutors can provide guidance for completing homework, studying for tests and keeping up with harder workloads. With our new monthly subscription program, you’ll get:

  • Proactive tutoring support to sharpen skills, stay on top of homework, prepare for tests and build more confidence in the classroom.
  • Tailored learning sessions that target your child’s weaknesses, so your child gets the exact support he or she needs.
  • School-aligned curriculum for a bigger impact in class.
  • Interactive, hands-on learning activities that promote skill mastery.
  • Expert tutors who are up-to-date on the new ways math is taught in schools (so you don’t have to be!)
  • Convenient scheduling options that work for your family, such as afternoons, evenings and weekends.
  • Affordable monthly packages that fit with your needs and budget.

Advanced Math and Test Prep (Grades K-12)

If your child is on the fast track, our advanced math and test prep programs can help him or her build the confidence to learn tough math concepts and tackle harder homework assignments. You’ll love seeing your elementary, middle school or high school math student learn new skills and conquer challenges. Our Advancement and Test Prep programs will help your child:

  • Build advanced math skills including computation, reasoning, process and problem solving to establish a strong foundation for success.
  • Gain more math experience with hands-on exercises and accelerated learning that will make sure tough concepts stick.
  • Feel better prepared and more confident in the classroom. Our tutors know the local curriculum so they’re able to align their Sylvan lessons with what your child is learning at school.
  • Be equipped for success thanks to advanced programs that keep your child at their top of his or her class. 
  • …and it's all included in our competitive hourly rates.

Ready for Results?

The Sylvan Insight™ Assessment is the perfect way to pinpoint and target your child's needs, including strengths and skill gaps. Give us a call or fill out or form to get in touch so we can discuss your requirements and how we can help.