Different students have different needs, which is why learning should never been one-dimensional. At Sylvan Learning in McHenry, 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. Whether your child needs help mastering tricky math concepts or guidance with test, college and career prep, we can help him or her achieve greater success — all while having fun at every stage of the journey! Our results are proven, which means we know exactly how to raise scores and confidence.

Our McHenry programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families come to Sylvan because we’re known for delivering real 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 secret? Through an effective combination of tailored teaching and hands-on technology, we deliver a learning experience that’s as unique as your child.

Our teachers are here to make sure your child is learning at exactly the right pace, skill level and style that’s best for him or her. We work hard to ensure your child stays engaged, motivated and inspired each and every step of the way.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

Whether your child is just starting out with kindergarten math or you have a teen who could use some extra guidance with algebra, you can be sure we have the math programs that meet your family’s needs and budget. With us, learning math is always fun and never frustrating. Your child will have a great time using interactive technology and playing brain-boosting games.

When it comes to the new ways that math is taught in school these days, our teachers know all about that. (Hooray!) You’ll know that what we’re doing at Sylvan is making a big difference in the classroom.

STEM Programs

When it comes to STEM classes in North America, Sylvan is the largest provider. These classes focus on fostering creativity and imagination — and boosting smiles!

Sylvan EDGE programs are a great way to get your child familiar with vital 21st-century STEM skills that can lead to greater success in the classroom and even in future careers. These fun, creative programs cover areas including science, math, engineering, coding and robotics.

Your child will have a blast with our kid-friendly software, hands-on activities and collaborative projects that foster camaraderie and a love for STEM!

College Prep

Our effective college prep courses and ACT® and SAT® test prep programs can help your teen say goodbye to jitters and hello to greater 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. There’s no better time to tackle those college dreams!

Great Results Begin with Sylvan

When deciding on the right tutoring program for your child, you want to be sure the program will have a positive impact in school. This is what makes Sylvan an excellent choice when it comes to personal tutoring in McHenry, because our team is passionate about delivering real results for families — and we have the proven track record to show for it.

In fact, Sylvan students tend to see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than other students. With our talented tutors, custom learning plans and over 40 years of experience, we know just what it takes to help kids soar.

Get Started Now!

Take the first step and get started today with a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment. Contact us now to learn how we can pinpoint your child's strengths and identify skill gaps that need a little extra attention. You'll soon see how Sylvan delivers greater results and bigger smiles.