Different students have different needs, which is why learning should never been one-dimensional. You can count on Sylvan Learning in Markham for the customized learning experience your child needs to achieve his or her best in school and beyond.


Tutoring may be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Sylvan, but our personal tutoring programs are just the start. We offer everything from ACT and SAT test prep and university readiness to math skill programs and innovate STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) courses, so kids are kept engaged and motivated to accomplish their goals every step of the way. We know just how to improve scores and confidence — and we have the results to show for it.

Our Markham programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families turn to Sylvan because we get great results. Sylvan students typically see up to up two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than other kids. What’s our recipe for success? Through a winning combination of personal teaching and interactive technology, we make sure learning is engaging, motivating and fun at all times.

Our teachers are here to make sure your child is learning at exactly the right pace, skill level and style that’s best for him or her. We’re dedicated to ensuring your child feels inspired, motivated and engaged each step of the way.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From learning the basics to mastering advanced algebra, Sylvan has a program for every family and budget. We use engaging technology, interactive exercises and brain-boosting activities to make learning math fun and challenging, but never frustrating.

When it comes to the new ways that math is taught in school these days, our teachers know all about that. (Thank goodness!) That’s how you can be sure what we teach at Sylvan is going to make a big impact in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is the biggest provider of STEM classes in North America. You can expect these classes to be highly interactive and creative — and tons of fun, of course!

Sylvan EDGE programs are the perfect way to get your child familiar with essential 21st-century STEM skills that can help equip him or her for success n the classroom and beyond. Our cutting-edge programs include robotics, coding, science, engineering and math.

Our easy-to-use software, interactive activities and team projects all help cultivate a comfortable, collaborative atmosphere where learning STEM is fun!

University Prep

Does thinking about the university admissions process give your teen sweaty palms? Say goodbye to jitters and get ready to bring on university with confidence with Sylvan’s ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and university prep courses.

From developing advanced time management, problem solving and organization skills to learning how to write a great application essay, Sylvan is here to help your son or daughter prepare for the complexities of university and the working world. The road to future success starts with Sylvan!

Our Programs Lead to Real Results

Let’s face it: if you’re going to hire a tutor, you want to know you’re making a difference in the classroom. Families trust Sylvan for personal tutoring in Markham because our programs deliver tangible results.

Case in point: Sylvan students tend to achieve up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than their peers. With knowledgeable and friendly tutors, personalized learning and over 40 years of experience, we can help your child grow and soar.

Get Your Child on the Path to Success!

Start with a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment today. Call or fill out our online form to learn more about our method to pinpoint your child's strengths and skill gaps. Discover firsthand how Sylvan boosts scores and confidence!