Best Math & Science Support Programs in the Bay Area



These math/science support programs were voted the Bay Area’s 2017 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers. Read the full list of winners here. 

East Bay

Gold: Brain-O-Magic. Its mission is to help children live up to their potential by using mental math as a tool. Multiple locations. brainomagic.com.

Silver: Sarah’s Science. Multiple locations in Oakland and Berkeley. 510-581-3739. www.sarahscience.com.

Bronze: The Growing Room. 2849 Calais Drive, San Ramon. 925-833-9166. thegrowingroom.org/locations/neil-armstrong.

Peninsula

Gold: Russian School of Mathematics. Inspired by research showing that young minds benefit from early exposure to algebra, this after-school and summer program introduces students to algebraic elements in kindergarten and teaches them to solve equations by second grade. 39 43rd Ave., San Mateo. 408-569-8322. www.russianschool.com/location/san-mateo.

Silver: Mathnasium. Multiple locations. 877-601-6284. www.mathnasium.com.

Bronze: Camp Edmo. Multiple locations. 415-282-6673. campedmo.org.

Silicon Valley

Gold: Russian School of Mathematics. K-12 students can gain math skills while developing critical thinking and problem-solving skills at this afterschool math program based on best practices of schools in the former Soviet Union and Europe. Multiple locations. 855-MATH-855. www.russianschool.com.

Silver: Silver Creek Academy. 5619 Silver Creek Valley Road, San Jose. 408-839-5905. scaasanjose.com.

Bronze: Mathnasium. Multiple locations. mathnasium.com.

San Francisco/Marin

 

Gold: Camp Edmo. Offers enrichment programs for children focusing on science, technology, reading, engineering, arts and math. Multiple locations. 877-993-6673. www.campedmo.org.

Silver: TechKnowHow. Multiple locations. 650-638-0500. www.technknowhowkids.com.

Bronze: MV Code Club. Locations in Mill Valley, Greenbrae, San Francisco and Redwood City. 415-569-2112. www.mvcodeclub.com.

Technology School or Program

Gold: Camp Edmo. Offers enrichment programs for children focusing on science, technology, reading, engineering, arts and math. Multiple locations. 877-993-6673. www.campedmo.org.

Silver: MV Code Club. Locations in Mill Valley, Greenbrae, San Francisco and Redwood City. 415-569-2112. www.mvcodeclub.com.

Bronze: Camp Galileo. Multiple locations. www.galileo-camps.com

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