The expert tutors at Sylvan Learning in Iowa are dedicated to helping students succeed. Think you really know Sylvan? Think again. Our highly effective personal tutoring programs are just the start!


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 recognized for delivering impressive results. Watch as your child’s understanding and confidence soars!

Our Iowa Programs Include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we’re dedicated to delivering real results. In fact, our students tend to see up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students.

Kids have plenty of fun at Sylvan! We use a variety of tools and techniques to ensure learning is always exciting and engaging, including interactive iPad®-based lessons, our motivational rewards system and more. Parents are delighted to see their child’s scores and confidence improve — and that makes a huge impact.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

We have a comprehensive selection of math and algebra programs to choose from, so you’re sure to find the one that meets your family’s needs and budget. From personal math and algebra tutoring and homework help to math skill practice programs, we’re here to help every step of the way.

With Sylvan, learning math is a fun and enjoyable experience — no boring drills allowed! That’s why our math skill programs feature gams, puzzles and collaborative activities. Your child will also have a great time mastering important math concepts through iPad®-based learning.

STEM Programs

Our after-school Sylvan EDGE programs, including Coding, Robotics & Sciences and Engineering, are a great way to give your son or daughter an edge for the future.

These programs focus on teaching vital 21st-century STEM concepts in engaging ways. Your child will have a great time getting interactive with kid-friendly software and making new friends through collaborative activities. And you’ll love that you’re paving the path to greater success in school and beyond.

College Prep

Higher education admissions are growing increasingly competitive. 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.

With Sylvan in your corner, your teen can feel ready to start college with confidence.

Success Starts with Sylvan

When it comes to personal tutoring in Iowa, what sets Sylvan apart? For nearly 40 years, we’ve been helping families achieve real results. Sylvan students see up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than other students.

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