Different students have different needs, which is why learning should never been one-dimensional. At Sylvan Learning in Birmingham, our knowledgeable and friendly tutors can deliver the personal learning experience your child needs to achieve his or her goals in the classroom and beyond.


We’re trusted for our proven tutoring programs, but that’s just the beginning of what we have to offer. From homework help to college prep to cool STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) courses, we have the complete programming your child needs to realize his or her full potential. We know just how to improve scores and confidence — and we have the results to show for it.

Our Birmingham programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we’re recognized for achieving amazing results. In fact, when compared to non-Sylvan students, our students typically see up to two to three times greater improvement in their math and reading scores. How do we do it? Through a winning combination of personal teaching and interactive technology, we make sure learning is engaging, motivating and fun at all times.

At Sylvan, we get to know your child’s unique needs and learning style before creating a custom learning plan that’s at the right pace and skill level. This is how we help ensure your child progresses while staying inspired and engaged every step of the way.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From kindergarten math to help with advanced algebra, we have the right math program for your family and budget. Through an effective combination of hands-on technology, collaborative activities and brain-boosting games, we make learning math a fun and engaging experience.

Our teachers are skilled in the new ways that math is taught in schools these days. (Bravo!) You can feel good knowing that what we teach at Sylvan can lead to greater results in the classroom — and beyond.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is the biggest provider of STEM classes in North America. Our classes are big on creativity, collaboration and fun!

Through Sylvan EDGE programs, your child can get to grips with crucial 21st-centuy STEM skills that can help pave the way for greater success in school and even in high-demand careers. These fun, creative programs cover areas including science, math, engineering, coding and robotics.

With our kid-friendly software and hands-on projects and activities, your child will develop a love for STEM in no time!

College Prep

With our college prep programs and ACT® and SAT® test prep courses, your teen can shake off those nerves and get ready to take on the college admissions process with confidence.

From learning how to write a standout application essay to acing exams, we can help your son or daughter effectively prepare for the ups and downs of college and the career market. Reach those college goals with confidence!

Real Results Start with Sylvan

When deciding on a tutoring program for your child, you want to be certain that the program you choose will make a difference in the classroom. This is what makes Sylvan an excellent choice when it comes to personal tutoring in Birmingham, because our team is passionate about delivering real results for families — and we have the proven track record to show for it.

Our students usually see up to two to three times more progress in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. From our expert tutors and personalized learning plans to our 40 years of experience, we know exactly what it takes for students to succeed.

Get Started with an Academic Checkup!

Take the first step and get started today with an Academic Checkup. It's our proven method to pinpoint any student's strengths and highlight any skill gaps for extra attention. Simply contact us today for more info. Find out how Sylvan can help your child's scores and confidence soar!