Each student has different needs and challenges, which is why learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all. The knowledgeable tutors at Sylvan Learning in Johnston can give your child the personalized learning experience he or she needs to achieve success in the classroom and beyond.


At Sylvan, we’re known for personal tutoring — but that’s not all. With programming ranging from math skill practice and college prep to leading-edge STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) courses, we help ensure kids are achieving success and having fun at the same time! With great results to show for it, Sylvan knows just what it takes to improve scores and boost confidence.

Our Johnston programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families trust Sylvan because we deliver impressive results. Sylvan students typically see up to up two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than other kids. 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 want to ensure your child is learning in the way that’s best for him or her, which is why we take the time to understand your child’s needs, challenges and goals and tailor our learning plans accordingly. You can be assured your child will stay motivated and inspired at all stages of the learning journey.

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. We never want frustration to be part of the equation, which is why we combine engaging technology with hands-on games and exercises to keep learning math fun and exciting.

These days, math is taught a little differently in school than you might remember; rest assured, our teachers know all about that. (Bravo!) That means what we teach at Sylvan can help make a major difference in the classroom.

STEM Programs

Sylvan leads the way as the largest provider of STEM programs in North America. Our classes emphasize creativity, imagination and 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. Big on fun and innovation, these programs include everything from math and science to coding, robotics and engineering.

Your son or daughter will have a great time interacting with our kid-friendly software and participating in hands-on games and activities that nurture collaboration and a love for all things STEM!

College Prep

With our college prep programs and ACT® and SAT® test prep courses, your teen can shake off those nerves and get ready to take on the college admissions process with confidence.

From developing better time management and organization skills to writing an impressive application essay, Sylvan has the comprehensive programs your teen needs to successfully prepare for college and beyond. The path to a successful future starts here!

Get Proven Results with Sylvan

When you decide to enlist a tutor for your son or daughter, you want to know that what your child learns will have a positive effect in the classroom. When you choose Sylvan for personal tutoring in Johnston, you can rest assured you’re getting a full team of experts with a track record of achieving great results.

Students who come to Sylvan generally see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than other students. With our talented tutors, custom learning plans and over 35 years of experience, we know just what it takes to help kids soar.

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