If a math tutor in Ames is what you’re looking for, you’ve come to the right place. Whether your child is struggling and falling behind, would benefit from some extra practice or wants to know how to get ahead in topics like algebra and geometry, our expert tutors can make it happen.

Your Child's Needs Call for the Right Math Program

Choose the option that meets your child’s needs from additional practice and support to enrichment activities. Whether it's geometry, algebra or the fundamentals of math, we can help your child get to grips with tricky topics and achieve greater success.

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

Certain math concepts can be difficult to master and cause children to fall behind, but it's possible to raise scores — and confidence — with intensive tutoring. As part of our approach, we aim to make math more relatable to the real world, helping children gain a deeper understanding in and beyond the classroom. Here’s what our Personalized Tutoring program includes:

  • A truly unique approach: Using the Sylvan Method™, we design a learning plan that addresses your child's unique needs, ensuring he or she is able to grow and learn in an effective way.
  • Incredible results: Our math students achieve up to two to three times more growth in their scores than their peers who don't attend Sylvan—and we guarantee your child will progress too!
  • Expert support and guidance: Sylvan-certified tutors know how to help students feel supported at every step. We adjust learning plans as needed to make sure math is engaging—not frustrating.
  • School-aligned curriculum: Our math programs align with most school standards.
  • Competitive rates: Our hourly rates compare with other tutoring providers and private tutors, so it's affordable to get the most effective math help for your young learner.

Academic Coaching (K-8)

For homework help, additional practice outside of class or an extra challenge, look no further than our NEW Academic Coaching program. Sign up for our new monthly subscription program and you can expect:

  • Proactive support to sharpen critical math skills and build lasting confidence in the subject.
  • Tailored sessions to focus on your child's needs and address the areas that need attention.
  • School-aligned teaching to ensure relevance with local curriculums and greater impact in class.
  • Interactive learning activities that promote true skill mastery and recall.
  • Expert tutors who are familiar with the latest math-teaching methods in modern schools.
  • Extensive scheduling options that make tutoring available on afternoons, evenings and weekends.
  • Affordable packages that respect your monthly budget.

Advanced Math and Test Prep (Grades K-12)

If your elementary, middle school or high school child is on the math fast track, you'll love seeing him or her tackle tough math concepts, master new skills and achieve more success and confidence. With our Advancement and Test Prep programs, your child will:

  • Develop new math skills such as computation, reasoning and process, ensuring a strong foundation for future success.
  • Enter the classroom feeling prepared.
  • Strengthen his or her math experience with hands-on exercises that make concepts stick.
  • ...and, on top of all that, we offer a competitive hourly rate!

Take Advantage of an Academic Checkup

There's still plenty of time to prepare for success in the new school year. When you arrange an Academic Checkup, you can find out how your child compares to national norms — and see which aspects need extra attention in order to maximize those all-important grades. Request one today at a Sylvan in your area!