Your child’s strengths and challenges are unique, so it only makes sense that learning should never be one-size-fits-all. The expert tutors at Sylvan Learning in Lake Forest offer tailored learning experiences that help children succeed in school and beyond.


We’re trusted for our proven tutoring programs, but that’s just the beginning of what we have to offer. From interactive courses in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to math skill programs and college and career prep, we inspire kids to achieve their full potential — all while having fun along the way! We know how to get amazing results, and that includes boosting scores and confidence.

Our Lake Forest programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families choose Sylvan because we’re known for getting tangible results. In fact, our students usually see up to two to three times more improvement in their math and reading scores than their peers. 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 will work closely with your child to develop a custom learning plan that aligns with his or her unique needs, challenges and goals. You can be assured your child will stay motivated and inspired at all stages of the learning journey.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From fractions and decimals to algebra and trigonometry, our comprehensive range of math programs means we have something for every family’s needs and budget. Our expert math teachers use interactive technology and a variety of games, puzzles and brainteasers to leave frustration behind and make learning math a fun and exciting experience.

When it comes to the new ways that math is taught in school these days, our teachers know all about that. (Hooray!) Everything we teach at Sylvan is designed to make a greater impact in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

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

Our Sylvan EDGE programs are a fantastic way to equip your child with vital 21st-century STEM skills that can help further success in the classroom and even provide a solid foundation for a future career. Our cool programs include science, engineering, coding, robotics and math.

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

College Prep

With our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses, your teen can say goodbye to butterflies and make college dreams a reality.

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 ready to watch your child’s confidence soar!

Great Results Begin 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. When you choose Sylvan for personal tutoring in Lake Forest, you can rest assured you’re getting a full team of experts with a track record of achieving great results.

Our students usually see up to two to three times more progress in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. 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.

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Get started with a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment. It's a great way to pinpoint strengths and identify skill gaps, so contact us today to learn more. Get on track to greater scores and confidence with Sylvan.