You child’s needs are unique, so you shouldn’t settle for a one-size-fits-all-approach to learning! Look no further than Sylvan Learning in McHenry for the tailored learning experience your child needs to take his or her success to the next level.


Tutoring might be the first thing that pops into your head when you think of Sylvan, but our proven tutoring programs are just the tip of the iceberg. From math skill programs and college and career prep to hands-on courses in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), we provide all the tools and resources kids needs to achieve success — and have plenty of fun in the process! We know just how to improve scores and confidence — and we have the results to show for it.

Our McHenry programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we know how to get results — and it shows. Sylvan students typically see up to up two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than other kids. How? We combine the very best in teaching and technology to ensure learning is personal, motivating and fun!

Our expert instructors are here to ensure your child is learning in the way that’s right for him or her, which is why we take the time to get to know his or her needs, challenges, skill level and pace. This is how we help ensure your child progresses while staying inspired and engaged 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 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 teachers are skilled in the new ways that math is taught in schools these days. (Yay!) Everything we teach at Sylvan is designed to make a greater impact in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

Sylvan leads the way as the largest provider of STEM programs in North America. Our classes nurture creativity, imagination and big-time 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. Big on fun and innovation, these programs include everything from math and science to coding, robotics and engineering.

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

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 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. The road to future success starts with Sylvan!

Our Programs Lead to Real Results

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. That’s what makes Sylvan a great choice when it comes to personal tutoring in McHenry, because our expert team of tutors has a proven track record of achieving great results.

Did you know? Our students typically achieve up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. From our certified instructors to our custom learning plans — not to mention our 35+ years of experience — we inspire kids to be their best in everything they do.

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Get to know how Sylvan delivers greater results and bigger smiles. For a limited time, you can get your child started for only $95*. Call or fill out our online form to request more info.