The Our Kids review of RSM | Russian School of Mathematics
Many kids struggle with math. Not only do kids need the knowledge of the fundamentals, they need the ability for higher-level reasoning and confidence in their thought processes in order to succeed. Those who do perform well in math might need greater challenges and advanced mathematical topics. RSM | Russian School of Mathematics offers kids all of this and more. Their after-school math program is award-winning and helps all kids of all levels excel at math. RSM helps younger kids build foundations, and older and more advanced kids to push their boundaries. Many of their students have competed and placed highly. Their approach is based on elite math schools in the former Soviet Union, which fosters mathematical excellence, intellect, and character. Teachers at RSM are extensively taught this method and have a passion for mathematics that they can pass on to their students. Founders Inessa Rifkin and Irina Khavinson fled the Soviet Union in search of a better life and over 25 years ago started RSM. Their sheer commitment to excellence in math is why RSM is a program that has worked and continues to help kids fulfill their math goals.