Your child’s strengths and challenges are unique, so it only makes sense that learning should never be one-size-fits-all. The certified instructors at Sylvan Learning in Birmingham are here to provide the personalized learning experience that’s right for your child, so he or she can accomplish his or her goals in the classroom and beyond.


At Sylvan, we go above and beyond personal tutoring. We offer everything from ACT and SAT test prep and college 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. With proven results, we know just what it takes to boost scores and confidence.

Our Birmingham programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we deliver amazing results. In fact, Sylvan students can generally expect to achieve up to two to three times greater growth in their reading and math scores than non-Sylvan students. How do we get there? We unite expert teaching with collaborative, interactive technology to create an engaging learning experience that’s fun, but never frustrating.

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. You can rest assured your child stays 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. At Sylvan, interactive technology, collaborative activities, and fun games and puzzles all combine to make learning math a blast.

When it comes to the new ways that math is taught in school these days, our teachers know all about that. (Bravo!) You can feel confident that what your child learns at Sylvan can help make a huge difference in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

When it comes to STEM classes in North America, Sylvan is the largest provider. These interactive courses are designed to foster creativity and imagination while being big on fun!

Sylvan EDGE programs help equip students with critical 21st-century STEM skills that they can put to use in school and even in future careers. These fun and innovative programs include topics from math and science to robotics, coding and engineering.

Through a combination of interactive software, hands-on activities and collaborative projects, we make it easy to foster a love for STEM!

College Prep

Our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses can help your teen say goodbye to jitters and bring on the college admissions process with confidence.

From learning how to balance bigger workloads to preparing an amazing application essay, Sylvan can equip your teen with the skills and knowledge he or she needs to prepare for college. Get started on the path to success!

Achieve Amazing Results with Sylvan

When considering tutoring options for your child, you want to be certain that the tutoring program you go with will translate to greater success in school. Fortunately, Sylvan offers personal tutoring program in Birmingham that comes backed by proven results. Our team of tutors is here to ensure your child’s success!

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. At Sylvan, we’ve been inspiring kids to be their best for over 40 years — and we have the certified instructors and personal learning experience your child needs to go further.

Get Started Now!

Get started today with a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment. Get in touch with us today to learn more about our proven method to pinpoint your child's strengths and skill gaps. Find out how Sylvan can help your child's scores and confidence soar!