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Local Tutoring Resources

Need a little extra help or just looking to get ahead? Here are some tutoring options in the Madison area.

School- and Community-based Tutoring

Many area schools have after-school homework clubs or other tutoring options. Begin your tutor search by talking with your student’s teacher or school counselor. Your school may have a list of peer tutors, paid adult tutors, Schools of Hope volunteer tutors, or tutoring options at neighborhood centers close to your school.

AVID/TOPS High School Program (Boys & Girls Club)

Schools of Hope Elementary School Program

Schools of Hope Middle School Program(Urban League)

Escalera High School Program (Centro Hispano)

Juventud Middle School Program (Centro Hispano)

Learn more about tutoring resources at MMSD or how to become a tutor.


Free Tutoring Resources

Madison Writing Assistance
UW-Madison service through The Writing Center can assist older students with writing assistance and feedback. PreCOVID, these sessions were held in Madison libraries, now they're online.  Register for a free appointment.

MMSD Volunteer Tutor Connection
Free tutor connections for as-needed help for grades 6-12.  Not managed by MMSD.


Private Tutoring Centers (Fee-based)

If paying for tutors is an option for you, check out the following centers:

Local tutoring center featuring math, science, reading and writing tutoring and ACT prep.

Face to face and online math tutoring for K-12 through a national chain with a west Madison location.

Raise the Grade Tutoring
K-12 tutoring in a variety of subjects.

Sylvan Learning
Preschoolers through those in 12th grade can get help in a variety of subjects (including test prep).


Private Tutoring (Freelance Fee-based Tutors)

University Tutors
To find one-on-one tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, check out this site. Listing the profiles (and pricing) of many local tutors, you can choose the perfect fit for your student. A review feature also lets you see what past tutees have thought of their experience.

UW Student Jobs
Post a job on the UW-Madison job board to hire a tutor or virtual school assistant.