Each student has different needs and challenges, which is why learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all. You can count on Sylvan Learning in Council Bluffs for the customized learning experience your child needs to achieve his or her best in school and beyond.


At Sylvan, our proven tutoring programs are only the beginning. Whether your child needs help mastering tricky math concepts or guidance with test, college and career prep, we can help him or her achieve greater success — all while having fun at every stage of the journey! We know how to get amazing results, and that includes boosting scores and confidence.

Our Council Bluffs programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we’re known for getting real 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 is this done? We fuse the very best in teaching and technology to deliver a learning experience that’s engaging and motivating, but never frustrating.

At Sylvan, we get to know your child’s unique needs and learning style before creating a custom learning plan that’s at the right pace and skill level. We want to make certain your child feels engaged and motivated at every stage of the learning process.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

Whether your child is just starting out with kindergarten math or you have a teen who could use some extra guidance with algebra, you can be sure we have the math programs that meet your family’s needs and budget. 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.

Our teachers know just what goes into teaching math in school these days. (Whew!) You can feel good knowing that what we teach at Sylvan can lead to greater results in the classroom — and beyond.

STEM Programs

At Sylvan, we take pride in being the largest branded provider of STEM programs in North America. Our classes emphasize creativity, imagination and fun!

Sylvan EDGE programs introduce your child to important 21st-century STEM skills for success in school and in high-demand careers. Our innovative, fun-filled programs include coding, robotics, engineering, science and, of course, 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

Does thinking about the college admissions process give your teen sweaty palms? Say goodbye to jitters and get ready to bring on college with confidence with Sylvan’s ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses.

From college prep writing to test prep and advanced study skills, you can count on Sylvan for the comprehensive programs your son or daughter needs to feel prepared for the challenges of college and the job market. Get ready to conquer those college goals!

Sylvan Achieves Impressive Results

Let’s face it: if you’re going to hire a tutor, you want to know you’re making a difference in the classroom. Fortunately, when you turn to Sylvan for personal tutoring in Council Bluffs, you don’t just get a tutor, you get a team with a proven track record of achieving results.

Did you know? Our students typically achieve up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. At Sylvan, we’ve been inspiring kids to be their best for nearly 40 years — and we have the certified instructors and personal learning experience your child needs to go further.

Get Started with Sylvan and Save!

Get started sooner: for a limited time, you can sign up for a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment for just $95. It's an awesome way to pinpoint your child's strengths and skill gaps. Call or submit our online form now to learn more. Discover firsthand how Sylvan boosts scores and confidence!