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


At Sylvan, our proven tutoring programs are only the beginning. From cutting-edge courses in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to math skill practice and college and career prep, we motivate students to accomplish their goals — all while having plenty of fun in the process! We deliver real results, which means we know just what to do to raise scores and confidence.

Our McHenry programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we’re recognized for achieving amazing 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? We unite expert teaching with collaborative, interactive technology to create an engaging learning experience that’s fun, but never frustrating.

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 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. 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. (Whew!) You’ll know that what we’re doing at Sylvan is making a big difference in the classroom.

STEM Programs

No one in North America provides more STEM classes than Sylvan. Our classes are big on creativity, collaboration and fun!

Sylvan EDGE programs provide an important opportunity for children to learn 21st-century STEM skills that can help them achieve greater results in school and even in high-demand careers. Our innovative, fun-filled programs include coding, robotics, engineering, science and, of course, math.

Kids dive deep into STEM topics and develop their teamwork skills at the same time as they get hands-on with interactive software and collaborative activities.

College Prep

Get rid of those jitters! Our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses are an excellent way for your teen to eliminate nerves and successfully prepare for college with confidence.

From developing advanced test prep and study skills techniques to learning how to craft an effective application essay, Sylvan can help your child feel prepared and well-equipped to face the challenges of college. Now is the time to achieve those college goals!

Get Proven Results with Sylvan

Before you sign your son or daughter up for tutoring, you want to make sure that the tutoring program you choose will lead to success in school. Families trust Sylvan for personal tutoring in McHenry because our programs deliver tangible results.

Students who come to Sylvan generally see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than other students. With tailored learning, expert tutors and more than 35 years of experience, we inspire kids to realize their potential.

Get Started and Save!

Get to know how Sylvan delivers greater results and bigger smiles. For a limited time, you can enjoy extra savings when you take advantage of our $95* offer. Contact us now for more info.