Your child’s strengths and challenges are unique, so it only makes sense that learning should never be one-size-fits-all. You can count on Sylvan Learning in Waterloo for the customized learning experience your child needs to achieve his or her best in school and beyond.


You may think of Sylvan for tutoring, but our proven tutoring programs are just the beginning. 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. With impressive results to show for it, Sylvan knows how to effectively raise scores and bolster confidence.

Our Waterloo programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we deliver 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. How do we do this? We use the best in teaching and technology to make learning personal and engaging.

Our teachers will work closely with your child to develop a custom learning plan that aligns with his or her unique needs, challenges and goals. This is how you can feel assured your child is progressing while staying engaged and motivated.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From learning the basics to mastering advanced algebra, Sylvan has a program for every family and budget. At Sylvan, interactive technology, collaborative activities, and fun games and puzzles all combine to make learning math a blast.

Our instructors know just how math is taught in school these days. (Thank goodness!) You’ll know that what we’re doing at Sylvan is making a big difference in the classroom.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is proud to be the biggest provider of STEM programs in North America. Creativity, innovation and fun all play a big part in these classes!

Our Sylvan EDGE programs are a fantastic way to equip your child with vital 21st-century STEM skills that can help further success in the classroom and even provide a solid foundation for a future career. Big on fun and innovation, these programs include everything from math and science to coding, robotics and engineering.

We make learning STEM skills fun and interactive through kid-friendly software and collaborative projects and games.

College Prep

Our college prep courses and ACT® and SAT® test prep programs are a great way for your teen to eliminate jitters and turn college goals into reality.

From learning how to balance bigger workloads to preparing an amazing application essay, Sylvan can equip your teen with the skills and knowledge he or she needs to prepare for college. Get ready to watch college dreams move within reach!

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.

On average, Sylvan students achieve up to two to three times more improvement in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. With our talented tutors, custom learning plans and nearly 40 years of experience, we know just what it takes to help kids soar.

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For a limited time, you can get started for just $95. It's a great way to pinpoint strengths and identify skill gaps, so contact us today to learn more. Get on track to greater scores and confidence with Sylvan.