Parent Engagement

Randomized controlled trial study conducted?

Math Motivators

Program Description

The goal of Math Motivators is to close the opportunity gap to, in turn, close the achievement gap by using a volunteer-driven math tutoring program that pairs underserved middle and high school students with professionals and college students with strong mathematics backgrounds.

Type of service
Tutoring Program
Year Started
2016
Headquarter Location (City, State)
Schaumburg IL
States of Operation
Arizona,
California,
Colorado,
Connecticut,
Florida,
Georgia,
Illinois,
Indiana,
Iowa,
Maine,
Maryland,
Massachusetts,
Minnesota,
Nebraska,
New Jersey,
New York,
North Carolina,
Pennsylvania,
Texas,
Washington,
Washington DC,
Virtual
Operation Locations
Hartford CT, Boston MA, Springfield MA, Portland ME, Washington D.C., Baltimore MD, Newark NJ, Jersey City NJ, New York NY, Harrisburg PA, Philadelphia PA, Pittsburgh PA, Delray Beach FL, Palm Beach FL, Tampa FL, Atlanta GA, Charlotte NC, Chicago IL
Most recent number of students served
1000
Subject Offered
Math,
Other
Other subjects
Financial Literacy
Grade Levels
3rd Grade,
4th Grade,
5th Grade,
6th Grade,
7th Grade,
8th Grade,
9th Grade,
10th Grade,
11th Grade,
12th Grade
Languages Offered
English,
Spanish,
Other
Other languages
ELL students are paired with bilingual tutors whenever possible
Setting
During School
Out of School
Delivery Mode
Blended
In-Person
Virtual
Tutor-Student Ratio
1:2 in-person, 1:1 virtual
Number of Sessions Per Week
1-2
Number of Minutes Per Session
45-90
Number of Weeks Per Program
10-15 weeks per academic term for coursework support, 4-6 weeks is more common for SAT/ACT prep and financial literacy programs
Does your program engage with parents?
No
Organization Type
Nonprofit
Customer Type
District
Nonprofit
Parent
School
Student
Cost to District/ School/ Non-Profit
Free! We even provide incentives to students, as well as reimburse for food costs when programs are held during lunch or after school.
Cost to Student
Free
Type of Tutor
Volunteer
Randomized controlled trial (RCT) study conducted?
No
Quasi-experimental (QED) study conducted?
No
Contact

Connor Jacobson (connor.jacobson@actfnd.org)


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