Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

Manhattan Math Tutorial, Inc (MMT)


Name of organization:

Manhattan Math Tutorial, Inc (MMT)

Primary location:

1779 Second Avenue, Suite 13F
New York, NY 10128

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

Magdalena Guernica Castleman

(212) 472-8161 external link

LEAs where service will be provided:



Years provider has delivered service:



Evidence that services have been effective:



Title of the instructional program, curriculum series to be used (if appropriate):

The program will be aligned with both New York State Department of Education Math standards and New York City Department of Education Curricula.


Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

4th through 12th


Content area(s) provider will serve:



Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:



Average length of each service session (minutes/hours):

1 hour


Duration of the available service period (e.g. September 1 – June 30; September 1 – August 31; weekends only; summer school only; specific number of weeks or hours, other, etc;):

September 1 - June 30, After-School
(Three 1 hour Sessions per week)
July 1 - August 31
(Five 1 hour Sessions per week)


Type of instruction:

Interactive, Small group activities and tutoring; with a strong emphasis on math discussion and written exercises


Description of methods and strategies for serving eligible students with disabilities:

Small student-to-teacher ratio with Special Education Teacher Support Services


Description of methods and strategies for serving eligible students with limited English proficiency:

English as Second Language Instructors will be on staff. MMT's LEA is fluent in French, Spanish and Portuguese and will oversee progress of all students with limited English proficiency.


Qualifications of the service provider(s)/instructor(s):

Instructors possess an undergraduate degree, at minimum. Many are currently teaching in New York's public, private and parochial school teachers.


Reports to parents, teachers, and LEA (Content, frequency, method of delivery):

A daily attendance sheet will be maintained which lists our class objective.

There will be monthly parent-student conferences with the LEA and MMT's instructors.

Informal reporting will be delivered more frequently and upon request by parent or guardian. All parents will be given email address and/or phone number for readily access to MMT's tutors.


Will transportation to the service location be provided at no charge if requested? (Note: LEAs are not required to provide or pay for transportation)



Additional relevant information:

MMT conducted Summer 2004 Math Tutorial pilot program at Jackie Robinson Youth Center YMCA. Space available for 10 High School Students (grades 10-12, S.A.T. Prep10 Middle School Students (grades 7-9, focusing on specialized high school and statewide math test preparation) and 10 elementary school students (grades 4-6, focusing on basic math concepts and skill development).

Mr. Farmer founded and established the 5 "P" S.A.T. Tutorial in 1994 operating under the Atlanta NAACP Chapter and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

Last Updated: March 21, 2014