Every child’s needs are different, so learning should never be one-size-fits-all! The certified instructors at Sylvan Learning in Johnston are here to provide the personalized learning experience that’s right for your child, so he or she can accomplish his or her goals in the classroom and beyond.


At Sylvan, our proven tutoring programs are only the beginning. From homework help, math skill programs and college prep to cool courses in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), we offer the comprehensive programming your child needs to reach his or her full potential — all while having a blast in the process! We know just how to improve scores and confidence — and we have the results to show for it.

Our Johnston programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families choose Sylvan because we’re known for getting tangible results. Our students generally see a boost of up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. How? We combine the very best in teaching and technology to ensure learning is personal, motivating and fun!

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. 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 needs extra help with algebra, Sylvan has the right program for 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 instructors know all about the different ways math is taught in school these days. (Yesss!) That’s how you can be sure what we teach at Sylvan is going to make a big impact in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is pleased to be the largest provider of STEM classes across North America. These classes focus on fostering creativity and imagination — and boosting smiles!

Sylvan EDGE programs provide an excellent introduction to important 21st-century STEM skills that can help set your child on the path to success in school and even in a future career. Our forward-thinking programs include everything from coding, robotics and engineering to science and math.

With our kid-friendly software and hands-on projects and activities, your child will develop a love for STEM in no time!

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 advanced time management, problem solving and organization skills to learning how to write a great application essay, Sylvan is here to help your son or daughter prepare for the complexities of college and the working world. Now is the time to achieve those college goals!

Achieve Amazing Results with Sylvan

Before you sign your son or daughter up for tutoring, you want to make sure that the tutoring program you choose will lead to success in school. This is what makes Sylvan an excellent choice when it comes to personal tutoring in Johnston, because our team is passionate about delivering real results for families — and we have the proven track record to show for it.

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 talented tutors, interactive learning experiences and 40 years of expertise, we’re ready to inspire your child to achieve all of his or her goals.

Get Started with Sylvan and Save!

For a limited time, you can get started with a Sylvan Insight™Assessment for just $95. Call or fill out our online form to learn more about our method to pinpoint your child's strengths and skill gaps. Achieve better results and greater confidence with Sylvan!