Your son or daughter isn’t one-dimensional, so learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all either! The expert tutors at Sylvan Learning in McHenry offer tailored learning experiences that help children succeed in school and beyond.


At Sylvan, our proven tutoring programs are only the beginning. With programming ranging from math skill practice and college prep to leading-edge STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) courses, we help ensure kids are achieving success and having fun at the same time! With great results to show for it, Sylvan knows just what it takes to improve scores and boost confidence.

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 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. This is how we help ensure your child stays engaged, motivated and inspired throughout the process.

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.

Our teachers know just what goes into teaching math in school these days. (Hooray!) You’ll know that what we’re doing at Sylvan is making a big difference in the classroom.

STEM Programs

As the biggest provider of STEM classes in North America, Sylvan is leading the way to success. Our classes encourage kids to get creative while having plenty of 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

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 writing an effective application essay to mastering advanced study skills, we can help your son or daughter successfully prepare for the challenges of college and future careers. Get ready to conquer those college goals!

Get Great Results 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. 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.

Case in point: Sylvan students tend to achieve up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than their peers. At Sylvan, we’ve been inspiring kids to be their best for nearly 40 years — and we have the certified instructors and personal learning experience your child needs to go further.

Start Now for Extra Savings!

For a limited time, you can get your child started for only $95. It's an awesome way to pinpoint your child's strengths and skill gaps. Call or submit our online form now to learn more. You'll soon see how Sylvan delivers greater results and bigger smiles.