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Katie W.

Flower Mound, TX


MATH - what you can count on!

Background check passed as of 12/4/13
5.0 average from 210 ratings
Dependable, Knowledgeable and Talented
— Lionel, Lewisville, TX on 1/9/15

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University of Texas, Dallas


University of Texas, Dallas

About Katie

I've always had a passion for math, and I enjoy helping others learn and work through challenges. My favorite subjects to teach are Algebra 1 and 2. I obtained a Math 7-12 teaching certification through the UTeach Dallas program, which includes both intense coursework and student teaching in math classrooms. I am very patient and easy-going, and can adapt to a variety of learning styles. In tutoring math, I walk through problems systematically and reinforce the fundamental concepts that the student can apply to similar problems. I prefer regular sessions so that I can observe a student's learning style and adapt accordingly. I believe it is important to build a relationship with the student first because they say "no one cares how much you know until they know how much you care." I have always worked very hard in my courses, and I expect my students to do the same.

I graduated from The University of Texas at Dallas with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and a specialization in Statistics in May 2014. My cumulative undergrad GPA was 3.80. I completed advanced math courses in high school, culminating with AP Calculus and AP Statistics. I achieved a 5 on the AP Calculus BC exam and a 4 on the AP Statistics exam. During my time in college, I completed various upper level courses in math including Multivariable Calculus, Linear Algebra, Differential Equations, Theoretical Concepts of Calculus, Abstract Algebra, Mathematical Analysis, Probability, Stochastic Processes, Numerical Analysis, and Complex Variables. I just completed my first year teaching Algebra 1 at the Flower Mound 9th Grade Center.

A little more about me: I have lived in Houston, Dallas, and Charlotte, NC. My parents homeschooled me from pre-K through the seventh grade. Then I attended public school at Downing Middle School and Marcus High School in Flower Mound, TX. For many years, I taught children's Sunday school at my church. I played the flute competitively for 6 years and now enjoy it as a hobby. I take workout classes almost every evening and enjoy going country dancing on the weekends.
I've always had a passion for math, and I enjoy helping others learn and work through challenges. My favorite subjects to teach are Algebra 1 and 2. I obtained a Math 7-12 teaching certification through the UTeach Dallas program, which Read more

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Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of Flower Mound, TX 75028
Background Check: Passed

"Dependable, Knowledgeable and Talented"

- Lionel, Lewisville, TX on 1/9/15


- Austin, Flower Mound, TX on 7/15/15

"Great tutor, such a pleasure to have someone teach with passion!"

- Alicia, Flower Mound, TX on 6/30/15

"Very informed about the topic beforehand."

- Venu, Plano, TX on 6/11/15

"Great fit!"

- Kari, Flower Mound, TX on 2/4/15

"Katie has been extremely helpful tutoring my son for Algebra 2"

- Lynda, Plano, TX on 5/15/14

"Great tutor - very excited we found her"

- Mark, Dallas, TX on 3/31/14

"A Great Tutor"

- Nathalie, Allen, TX on 3/26/14

"Katie may be our HERO!"

- Stacy, Plano, TX on 3/25/14

"Great tutor!"

- Toni, Plano, TX on 3/21/14

"Excellent Tutor!"

- Daniel, Plano, TX on 2/7/14

"Truly a blessing."

- Dan, Dallas, TX on 12/4/13

"Very, very good teacher!"

- Frances, Dallas, TX on 10/27/13

"Patient, personable, and able to create a positive learning atmosphere"

- Jon, Flower Mound, TX on 8/24/12

"Excellent tutor"

- Adrienne, Lewisville, TX on 7/7/12

"Nice, friendly, and patient"

- Jessica, Plano, TX on 3/30/12
Test Preparation:
ACT Math,
SAT Math
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math

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ACT Math

I have taken the ACT twice, with a top score of 29 on the math portion.

Algebra 1

I took Pre-AP Algebra 1 in 8th grade and was recognized for outstanding performance and success. The Summit Club of Flower Mound also awarded me for academic excellence in mathematics.

Personally, this is my favorite subject to teach.

Algebra 2

During my sophomore year of high school, I was awarded a certificate of achievement for outstanding performance and success in Pre-AP Algebra 2.

I am currently student-teaching Algebra 2 at a high school, so this material is very fresh in my mind!


I have taken Calculus I, II, and III in college, but I am only comfortable teaching basic limits, derivatives, and integrals.

Elementary Math

I was homeschooled for all of elementary school and I have a strong foundation in elementary math.


I took a college geometry class last year and I am comfortable with the level of geometry on the SAT/ACT tests.


I was recognized for outstanding performance and success in 7th grade Pre-AP Math at Downing Middle School.


I have taken a course in probability and I understand the basic ideas enough to reason my way through most problems.

SAT Math

I took the SAT three times in high school, achieving a 700 on the math section more than once.

University of Texas, Dallas


University of Texas, Dallas

Dependable, Knowledgeable and Talented — Katie has made a huge difference in my daughter's 10th grade Geometry course. She has been available for my daughter on the same day that she receives a text from her. She has explained and demonstrated to her in a way that she can grasp and understand the concept. Katie has given my daughter confidence in her Geometry work and her grades have improved tremendously. It’s strange how missing or not ...

— Lionel, Lewisville, TX on 1/9/15

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Katie will travel within 5 miles of Flower Mound, TX 75028.