Your son or daughter isn’t one-dimensional, so learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all either! Look no further than Sylvan Learning in South Elgin for the tailored learning experience your child needs to take his or her success to the next level.


We’re trusted for our proven tutoring programs, but that’s just the beginning of what we have to offer. 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! With results to show for it, we understand just what it takes to raise scores and confidence.

Our South Elgin programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we’re known for getting real results. In fact, when compared to non-Sylvan students, our students typically see up to two to three times greater improvement in their math and reading scores. How do we get there? We bring teaching and technology together to develop an engaging, personalized learning experience that’s big on 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 stays engaged, motivated and inspired throughout the 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.

These days, math is taught a little differently than when you were in school; fortunately, our teachers are well-educated on that topic. (Whew!) You can feel good knowing that what we teach at Sylvan can lead to greater results in the classroom — and beyond.

STEM Programs

No one in North America provides more STEM classes than Sylvan. Our classes nurture creativity, imagination and big-time fun!

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. Our cutting-edge programs include robotics, coding, science, engineering and math.

With our kid-friendly software and hands-on projects and activities, your child will develop a love for STEM in no time!

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 learning how to tackle advanced research assignments to drafting an impressive application essay, Sylvan is here to help your teen get ready for college and beyond. The road to future success starts with Sylvan!

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. Families trust Sylvan for personal tutoring in South Elgin because our programs deliver tangible 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. Our engaging, personalized learning experience, certified instructors and nearly 40 years of experience all add up to great success for kids in the classroom and in life.

Start Your Journey and Save!

Take advantage of our limited-time offer and get started for just $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. Get on track to greater scores and confidence with Sylvan.