Each student has different needs and challenges, which is why learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all. At Sylvan Learning in Waterloo, our knowledgeable and friendly tutors can deliver the personal learning experience your child needs to achieve his or her goals in the classroom and beyond.


Tutoring might be the first thing that pops into your head when you think of Sylvan, but our proven tutoring programs are just the tip of the iceberg. From homework help to college prep to cool STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) courses, we have the complete programming your child needs to realize his or her full potential. We deliver real results, which means we know just what to do to raise scores and confidence.

Our Waterloo programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families choose Sylvan because we’re known for getting tangible results. In fact, Sylvan students can generally expect to achieve up to two to three times greater growth in their reading and math scores than non-Sylvan students. How do we do it? We use the best in teaching and technology to make learning personal and engaging.

At Sylvan, we want to ensure your child is learning in the way that’s best for him or her, which is why we take the time to understand your child’s needs, challenges and goals and tailor our learning plans accordingly. This is how we help ensure your child progresses while staying inspired and engaged 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. We never want learning math to feel frustrating, which is why we use interactive technology and hands-on games and puzzles to keep kids engaged and having fun.

Our teachers are knowledgeable about the new ways that math is taught in school today. (Yay!) Everything we teach at Sylvan is designed to make a greater impact in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

Sylvan leads the way as the largest provider of STEM programs in North America. Our classes nurture creativity, imagination and big-time fun!

Through Sylvan EDGE programs, your child can get to grips with crucial 21st-centuy STEM skills that can help pave the way for greater success in school and even in high-demand careers. Our forward-thinking programs include everything from coding, robotics and engineering to science and 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

Nervous about the college admissions process? Our ACT® and SAT® test prep courses and college prep programs can help your teen tackle jitters and say hello to college with confidence.

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 started on the path to success!

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. When you choose Sylvan for personal tutoring in Waterloo, you can rest assured you’re getting a full team of experts with a track record of achieving great results.

In fact, our students see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math 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.

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