At Sylvan Learning in Iowa, our tutors can help your child achieve lasting success. Ready to get real results? Our comprehensive tutoring programs are just the tip of the iceberg!


From forward-thinking STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) courses to test and college prep for teens, we help set kids up for success in school and beyond.

We’re also known for delivering big-time results. You’ll love watching your child’s skills and confidence reach new heights.

Our Iowa Programs Include:

Personal Tutoring

When you invest in your child’s education, you should expect great results. In fact, Sylvan students usually see up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than their peers.

Kids love coming to Sylvan! We make learning cool and engaging through hands-on lessons on iPads®, our fun rewards system and much more. Parents love seeing their son or daughter achieve greater scores and confidence — and that can make a huge difference.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

With our complete selection of programs, you can find the right one for your family’s needs and budget. Whether your child needs personal math or algebra tutoring, homework help or focused skill practice, we’re here to help.

At Sylvan, learning math is a blast — no repetitive drills here! We use puzzles, games and collaborative activities to keep kids interested and engaged. Your son or daughter will also have a fun time conquering tricky math concepts using an iPad® as a learning tool.

STEM Programs

Give your child an edge for the future with our awesome after-school Sylvan EDGE programs, such as Coding, Robotics & Science and Engineering.

These fun programs help kids develop valuable 21st-century STEM concepts in exciting ways. Your child will have a whole lot of fun getting hands-on with kid-friendly software and collaborating with peers. And you’ll especially enjoy that you’re equipping your child for success in school and beyond.

College Prep

The competition for higher education admissions is growing. College prep can make a big impact. Through our ACT® and SAT® test prep, advanced reading and writing programs, and advanced study skills program, we take the nail biting out of the application process and set your teen up for greater success in advanced courses.

Sylvan is here for you at every stage of your family’s journey, so your teen can bring on college with confidence.

Get on the Right Track with Sylvan

When it comes to personal tutoring in Iowa, what sets Sylvan apart? We have 40 years of tutoring experience and impressive results to show for it. In fact, Sylvan students typically see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than their peers.

For a Limited Time, Get Started for Less!

Get started with a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment for only $95. It's the ideal way to highlight your child's strengths and identify any skill gaps that may need extra attention to overcome. Call or submit our online form to request more information! Find out just how big of an impact Sylvan can make.