Are you on the lookout for a math tutor in the Des Moines and Ames region to help turn a tricky subject into more smiles and better grades? Could your child achieve more in the classroom — and beyond — with some engaging, interactive, personalized tutoring? You can count on Sylvan's three math programs — personal math tutoring, Math Edge and math homework help — to help your child master the fundamentals of math, get to grips with key concepts and build the tools for lasting academic success. Our programs align with college and career readiness standards so you know they will have a lasting impact. So make math stress a thing of the past: find out how Sylvan math tutors in the Des Moines and Ames region can help students conquer a complex subject and rediscover the joy of learning.

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Enjoyable Activities, Measurable Results

We work hard to make math more enjoyable and engaging because we know it helps kids achieve more in school. In fact, you can take confidence from the fact that our math tutoring programs can grow scores by up to three times compared to students who are not Sylvan attendees.

Our Math Programs Make a Real Difference

Personal Math Tutoring (Grades 1-12)

  • An engaging, interactive learning experience. Our tutors use the iPad® as a teaching tool, helping to make learning more interesting and enjoyable. It also means we can adapt math lessons to your child's particular abilities. 
  • A proven learning approach. Our trademark, step-by-step approach — Sylvan Insight — personalizes learning to your child. 
  • Instant feedback. On-the-spot feedback helps students stay engaged and motivated.

Math Edge (Grades 1-6)

  • Brain-boosting activities. We focus on practical problem-solving to help your child understand math in a new way and gain a stronger grasp of important concepts. 
  • A fun format. Improve speed and proficiency with an assortment of fun activities, a great rewards system and the encouraging team spirit that comes with a small group. 
  • Challenging content. Our curriculum emphasizes college and career readiness standards and employs an effective five-step process to help your child master math.

Math Homework Help (Grades 1-12)

  • As-needed tutoring help. Challenging homework assignment? Big test coming up? Our math tutors can help. 
  • No more frustration. You don't have to worry about being your child's math expert: our tutors can turn math frustration into high-fives and make math feel much more rewarding. 
  • Flexible scheduling. Including evenings and weekends.

Save with Our Limited-Time Special!

For a limited time, you can get started with a Sylvan math program for only $95*. It's a great way to experience exactly what our math programs can do for your child. Contact us today to learn more!