Every child’s needs are different, so learning should never be one-size-fits-all! You can count on Sylvan Learning Centers in Waterloo for the customized learning experience your child needs to achieve his or her best in school and beyond.


Tutoring may be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Sylvan, but our personal tutoring programs are just the start. From 21st-century STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programming to homework help and college prep, we’re here to motivate and inspire kids to reach their goals every step of the way. With great results to show for it, Sylvan knows just what it takes to improve scores and boost confidence.

Our Waterloo programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we understand how to get great results. Students who learn with Sylvan generally see up to two to three times greater improvement in their math and reading scores than other students. How do we get there? We combine personal learning with interactive technology to deliver an experience that’s engaging and focused on your child’s unique needs.

Our teachers will work with your son or daughter to make sure learning is happening in the way that works best for him or her — at the right pace, in the right style, with the right skills. You can rest assured your child stays inspired and engaged every step of the way.

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 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 know just what goes into teaching math in school these days. (Yesss!) You can feel confident that what your child learns at Sylvan can help make a huge difference in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is the biggest provider of STEM classes in North America. Our classes are highly creative, highly interactive and highly fun!

Sylvan EDGE programs are the perfect way to get your child familiar with essential 21st-century STEM skills that can help equip him or her for success n the classroom and beyond. Our cutting-edge programs include robotics, coding, science, engineering and math.

Your child will have an amazing time tinkering with our kid-friendly technology, collaborating with a partner and getting hands-on with projects!

College Prep

With our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses, your teen can say goodbye to butterflies and make college dreams a reality.

From learning how to write a standout application essay to acing exams, we can help your son or daughter effectively prepare for the ups and downs of college and the career market. The path to a successful future starts here!

Our Programs Lead to Real Results

If you’re thinking of hiring a tutor for your son or daughter, you want to be sure that what your child learns will make an impact in school. Fortunately, when you turn to Sylvan for personal tutoring in Waterloo, you don’t just get a tutor, you get a team with a proven track record of achieving results.

On average, Sylvan students achieve up to two to three times more improvement in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. From our certified instructors to our custom learning plans — not to mention our 35+ years of experience — we inspire kids to be their best in everything they do.

Get Started with Sylvan and Save!

Boost scores and confidence with Sylvan! Take advantage of our special offer and get started with an Academic Checkup for only $95*. Contact us now to begin.