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Get the truth about your child's math acumen, NOT arbitrary or meaningless grades. Our assessments are empirically based, no multiple choices or guessing games. You know it or you don't. What you don't know, we will teach you. Algebra, Geometry, Trig, ACT/SAT, PSAT. Master the math at the #1 Rated Mathnasium!

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West Des Moines

  • 160 S 68th St, #1105
  • West Des Moines, IA 50266
  • Call (515) 440-6284
  • Text 515-664-2871

Hours of Operation

Instructional Hours

Mon-Thu 3:00PM - 8:00PM
Sat 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Sun 1:00PM - 4:00PM

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Hello, I am Dan Gehlbach, Center Director and Owner of Mathnasium of West Des Moines where we have been changing lives through math since 2011.

We specialize in math-only instruction with a focused, caring, and fun learning approach that delivers results.
We proudly serve local communities and schools, including:

  • West Des Moines
  • Waukee
  • Urbandale
  • Clive
  • Van Meter
  • Norwalk
  • Des Moines

Dedicated to providing the best instruction

Our instructors are enthusiastic about math and specially trained in the Mathnasium Method. They create a caring and encouraging environment where your child will learn and thrive!

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Instructor Spotlight

Dan Gehlbach
Thanks for visiting our website! My name is Dan Gehlbach and I serve as the Center Director as well as own the West Des Moines Mathnasium location. Please don’t hesitate to call me or fill out the form above to find out more about how we can help your child. I am a native of Urbandale and gradua(...)



One-on-One Assessment

Our unique assessment pinpoints what each child already knows and what they still need to learn.


Customized Learning Plan & Goals

Our detailed plan takes your child step-by-step from where they are to where they need to go.


The Mathnasium Method™

Our proprietary curriculum and teaching method fosters skills that take hold and build upon one another.

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"The staff is friendly and very accommodating to the individual needs of the child. I’m very grateful to have found this organization to assist in our child’s learning!"

— Denise Dejulian

West Des Moines

160 S 68th St, #1105

West Des Moines, IA 50266

United States