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

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

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

Winter-Spring Term starts the week of January 16, and Spring Term starts the week of March 18. We offer in-person and online weekly classes Monday – Friday. Grades: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-11 at our Berkeley, Lafayette, Oakland/Piedmont, and San Francisco locations, online and special courses, learning pods, private lessons, and test & contest preparation.

Test and Contest Preparation: Math Kangaroo Preparation Course (Grades 1-7) starts online on Friday, January 5, and in person on Monday, January 8, in Piedmont, CA. Children are divided into groups: Grades 1-2, 3-5, and 6-7. Students learn problem-solving strategies and techniques and logical reasoning skills and apply them while working on competition-style problems.  Early test registration ends on 12/15. Students CAN opt out from taking the exam. The competition date is Thursday, March 21.

Special Courses: Algebra 1A Early Access (Grades 6-8): This course for middle schoolers covers the first term of a full-year Algebra 1 course in depth; Introduction to Calculus (Grades 7-10): Calculus course for beginners that focuses on mental experiments, concept exploration and discussions, and understanding of main ideas behind calculus; Coding for Math Problems (Grades 5-9): The students will explore fun and interesting math problems and write computer code to solve them. Students with no prior knowledge of computer programming are welcome. 

Fall Term ends the week of December 11. Drop-ins are welcome. We also offer a prorated rate for late enrollments for select classes with spaces. Contact us at info [at] Join us for an online open house, and new parents get 5% off tuition and meet our Program Director. 

For more information and to enroll in classes and our open houses, visit

Amber DaVisio
info [at]