Your son or daughter’s needs are unique, so learning shouldn’t be one-dimensional. The talented tutors at Sylvan Learning in Derby can provide the personal learning experience your child needs to excel in the classroom and beyond.


At Sylvan, we’re known for personal tutoring — but that’s not all. 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 know just how to improve scores and confidence — and we have the results to show for it.

Our Derby programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we’re known for getting real results. In fact, our students tend to see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than non-Sylvan students. What’s our recipe for success? Through a winning combination of personal teaching and interactive technology, we make sure learning is engaging, motivating and fun at all times.

Our teachers are here to make sure your child is learning at exactly the right pace, skill level and style that’s best for him or her. You can feel good knowing your child will stay engaged and inspired each 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. At Sylvan, interactive technology, collaborative activities, and fun games and puzzles all combine to make learning math a blast.

Our teachers are knowledgeable about the new ways that math is taught in school today. (Whew!) That means what we teach at Sylvan can help make a major 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 emphasize creativity, imagination and fun!

Our Sylvan EDGE programs can equip your child with a solid foundation of vital 21st-century STEM skills that can contribute to success in the classroom and in high-demand careers. Our innovative, fun-filled programs include coding, robotics, engineering, science and, of course, math.

Through a combination of interactive software, hands-on activities and collaborative projects, we make it easy to foster a love for STEM!

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 writing an effective application essay to mastering advanced study skills, we can help your son or daughter successfully prepare for the challenges of college and future careers. The path to a successful future starts here!

Sylvan Achieves Impressive Results

When deciding on the right tutoring program for your child, you want to be sure the program will have a positive impact in school. When it comes to personal tutoring in Derby, Sylvan offers a full team of expert tutors and proven results, so you can choose us with confidence!

Sylvan students see up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than their peers. 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.

Start Your Journey and Save!

For a limited time, you can get started for just $95. Contact us now to learn how we can pinpoint your child's strengths and identify skill gaps that need a little extra attention. You'll soon see how Sylvan delivers greater results and bigger smiles.