Every child’s needs are different, so learning should never be one-size-fits-all! The knowledgeable tutors at Sylvan Learning in McHenry can give your child the personalized learning experience he or she needs to achieve success in the classroom and beyond.


At Sylvan, we offer proven tutoring programs and much, much more. 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 how to get amazing results, and that includes boosting scores and confidence.

Our McHenry programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families come to Sylvan because we’re known for delivering 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 do it? We combine the very best in teaching and technology to ensure learning is personal, motivating and fun!

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. We work hard to ensure your child stays engaged, motivated and inspired each and every step of the way.

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. We never want frustration to be part of the equation, which is why we combine engaging technology with hands-on games and exercises to keep learning math fun and exciting.

Our instructors know just how math is taught in school these days. (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

As the biggest provider of STEM classes in North America, Sylvan is leading the way to success. Creativity, innovation and fun all play a big part in these classes!

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. These fun and innovative programs include topics from math and science to robotics, coding and engineering.

Your son or daughter will have a great time interacting with our kid-friendly software and participating in hands-on games and activities that nurture collaboration and a love for all things STEM!

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 tackle advanced research assignments to drafting an impressive application essay, Sylvan is here to help your teen get ready for college and beyond. Get ready to watch college dreams move within reach!

Real Results Start with Sylvan

If you’re thinking of hiring a tutor for your son or daughter, you want to be sure that what your child learns will make an impact in school. Families trust Sylvan for personal tutoring in McHenry because our programs deliver tangible results.

In fact, our students see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than their peers. From our certified instructors to our custom learning plans — not to mention our nearly 40 years of experience — we inspire kids to be their best in everything they do.

Start Your Journey and Save!

Get started today with a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment and save with our limited-time $95 offer. It's an awesome way to not only pinpoint your child's strengths, but also start focusing on skill gaps that need to be addressed sooner rather than later. Call today or fill out our online form to request more information. Get on track to greater scores and confidence with Sylvan.