Every child’s needs are different, so learning should never be one-size-fits-all! The knowledgeable tutors at Sylvan Learning in Ames can give your child the personalized learning experience he or she needs to achieve success 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 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. We deliver real results, which means we know just what to do to raise scores and confidence.

Our Ames programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we know how to get results — and it shows. In fact, when compared to non-Sylvan students, our students typically see up to two to three times greater improvement in their math and reading scores. What’s our recipe for success? We unite expert teaching with collaborative, interactive technology to create an engaging learning experience that’s fun, but never frustrating.

Our friendly instructors will work closely with your child to understand his or he individual needs and tailor a learning plan that suits his or her skill level and pace. You can rest assured your child stays inspired and engaged every step of the way.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

Whether your child is starting with the basics or needs help mastering tricky algebra concepts, we have a variety of programs to suit all needs and budgets. Our expert math teachers use interactive technology and a variety of games, puzzles and brainteasers to leave frustration behind and make learning math a fun and exciting experience.

These days, math is taught a little differently in school than you might remember; rest assured, our teachers know all about that. (Bravo!) You’ll know that what we’re doing at Sylvan is making a big difference in the classroom.

STEM Programs

As the biggest provider of STEM classes in North America, Sylvan is leading the way to success. Our classes encourage kids to get creative while having plenty of 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. These fun, creative programs cover areas including science, math, engineering, coding and robotics.

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 tackle advanced research assignments to drafting an impressive application essay, Sylvan is here to help your teen get ready for college and beyond. Get ready to conquer those college goals!

Sylvan Achieves Impressive Results

When deciding on a tutoring program for your child, you want to be certain that the program you choose will make a difference in the classroom. Fortunately, Sylvan offers personal tutoring program in Ames that comes backed by proven results. Our team of tutors is here to ensure your child’s success!

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 expert tutors and personalized learning plans to our 35+ years of experience, we know exactly what it takes for students to succeed.

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