Every child’s needs are different, so learning should never be one-size-fits-all! 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.


Families trust us for our proven tutoring programs and so much more. 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 how to get amazing results, and that includes boosting scores and confidence.

Our McHenry programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we deliver amazing results. Compared to non-Sylvan students, our students typically see up to two to three times greater results in their reading and math scores. How is this done? We fuse the very best in teaching and technology to deliver a learning experience that’s engaging and motivating, but never frustrating.

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. We want to make certain your child feels engaged and motivated at every stage of the learning process.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From addition and subtraction to advanced algebra, we have the program that’s right for your family 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.

Our instructors know just how math is taught in school these days. (Hurrah!) 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. These interactive courses are designed to foster creativity and imagination while being big on fun!

Our Sylvan EDGE programs can equip your child with a solid foundation of vital 21st-century STEM skills that can contribute to success in the classroom and in high-demand careers. Our cutting-edge programs include robotics, coding, science, engineering 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

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 developing better time management and organization skills to writing an impressive application essay, Sylvan has the comprehensive programs your teen needs to successfully prepare for college and beyond. Now is the time to achieve those college goals!

Achieve Amazing Results with Sylvan

Let’s face it: if you’re going to hire a tutor, you want to know you’re making a difference in the classroom. You can count on the entire Sylvan team in McHenry for the best in personal tutoring. Our team has a proven track record of producing real results!

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. With knowledgeable and friendly tutors, personalized learning and nearly 40 years of experience, we can help your child grow and soar.

Start Your Journey and Save!

Take the first step and get started today with an Academic Checkup for just $95. It's our proven method to pinpoint any student's strengths and highlight any skill gaps for extra attention. Simply contact us today for more info. Find out how Sylvan can help your child's scores and confidence soar!