Building Confidence Through Mastery Discover how. How does Gideon compare?; Individualized A just right starting point in our curriculum is determined by a free placement evaluation. It is not based on age or grade. Extra practice or repetition is only given if needed.Mastery Standards Each booklet has a pass or repeat standard which is used to determine whether the student has mastered that particular skill. Generally these are set at 90% to ensure proficient understanding.Low Student to Teacher Ratios Our centers keep 4:1 student to teacher ratios for older students and 2:1 ratios for younger learners. Instructors and students sit at the same table for immediate assistance.Affordable Gideon centers do not require long term contracts and have low monthly tuition prices when compared with other tutoring centers or private tutors. The cost is similar to a good cup of coffee each day. What is the Gideon Method?; What is the Gideon curriculum?; Let's get started.Contact us today to receive more information about your selected center. That’s one step closer to mastery! Click here to schedule a FREE placement evaluation.