Every child’s needs are different, so learning should never be one-size-fits-all! At Sylvan Learning in Chicago, our experienced tutors can provide the custom learning experience your child needs to realize his or her potential in school and beyond.


You may think of Sylvan for tutoring, but our proven tutoring programs are just the beginning. 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 impressive results to show for it, Sylvan knows how to effectively raise scores and bolster confidence.

Our Chicago programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we’re known for getting real results. Sylvan students generally achieve up to two to three times greater growth in their math and reading scores than their peers. How do we get there? We unite hands-on technology with personal learning to create an experience that’s engaging, inspiring and a whole lot of fun!

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. We work hard to ensure your child stays engaged, motivated and inspired each and every 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 never want learning math to feel frustrating, which is why we use interactive technology and hands-on games and puzzles to keep kids engaged and having fun.

When it comes to the new ways that math is taught in school these days, our teachers know all about that. (Bravo!) 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

At Sylvan, we take pride in being the largest branded provider of STEM programs in North America. Our classes emphasize creativity, imagination and fun!

Sylvan EDGE programs provide an important opportunity for children to learn 21st-century STEM skills that can help them achieve greater results in school and even in high-demand careers. Our cutting-edge programs include robotics, coding, science, engineering and math.

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

College Prep

Is your teen nervous about the college admissions process? Help him or her feel confident and prepared with our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses.

From college prep writing to test prep and advanced study skills, you can count on Sylvan for the comprehensive programs your son or daughter needs to feel prepared for the challenges of college and the job market. There’s no better time to tackle those college dreams!

Great Results Begin with Sylvan

When you decide to enlist a tutor for your son or daughter, you want to know that what your child learns will have a positive effect in the classroom. Fortunately, when you turn to Sylvan for personal tutoring in Chicago, you don’t just get a tutor, you get a team with a proven track record of achieving results.

Students who come to Sylvan generally see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than other students. With knowledgeable and friendly tutors, personalized learning and over 40 years of experience, we can help your child grow and soar.

Get Started with Sylvan Today!

Get started with a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment. 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. You'll love watching your son or daughter's scores and confidence improve!