Firecracker Math: Math for Children Grades K-11 in Lafayette and Online.

Kids' Classes, Groups, Teams & Tutors
School-Aged, Preteens, Teens

Firecracker Math offers in-person and online group classes and private instruction on extra-curricular math topics to kids Grades K-11. We spark children’s interest in math, deepen their knowledge and further develop their aptitude and talent in math.

Our curriculum focuses on exploration and understanding of mathematical concepts, and on teaching kids the skills of problem-solving and logical reasoning. We foster a creative learning environment by employing well-trained, enthusiastic teachers with advanced degrees in math or science. Small group size ensures close teacher-to students interaction and attention to each child’s needs and pace of learning.

We offer After-School Enrichment in-person and online weekly hour-long classes Monday – Friday. Grades: K-2, 3-5, 6-9, and 9-11 at our locations in Oakland, Berkeley, Lafayette, and San Francisco, as well as onsite after-school classes at various public and private schools, custom learning pods, private lessons, and test & contest preparation.

Fall Term Special classes Grades 5-11: Math in Motion: Intro to Calculus: Even though it is called calculus, there won’t be much calculation, but a lot of mental experiments, concept discussions, and fun working together as a group. Algebra Games: In this class, students learn algebra concepts through puzzles, games, & activities.

Test and Contest Preparation AMC 8 (middle school) & 10/12 (High School) Preparation: Students develop skills in problem-solving, logical reasoning and creative approach to math challenges. Students learn to apply various problem-solving strategies while working on AMC-style problems.

Monthly Open Houses Learn more about our program and meet our Program Director. New parents get 5% off after-school class tuition!  Online open houses: Tuesday, August 30th, 6 pm to 7 pm and Saturday, September 10th, 1 pm to 2 pm.

For more information and to enroll in our programs and open houses visit

Amber DaVisio
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