No two students are the same, so learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all either! You can count on Sylvan Learning in Derby for the customized learning experience your child needs to achieve his or her best in school and beyond.


We’re trusted for our proven tutoring programs, but that’s just the beginning of what we have to offer. 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! With impressive results to show for it, Sylvan knows how to effectively raise scores and bolster confidence.

Our Derby programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we know how to get results — and it shows. Sylvan students generally achieve up to two to three times greater growth in their math and reading scores than their peers. How do we get there? We unite expert teaching with collaborative, interactive technology to create an engaging learning experience that’s fun, but never frustrating.

At Sylvan, we take the time to get to know your son or daughter’s unique needs and adapt the learning process to meet his or her pace and skills. 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 starting with the basics or needs help mastering tricky algebra concepts, we have a variety of programs to suit all needs and budgets. Through interactive technology, hands-on exercises and fun puzzles, we leave frustration behind and make learning math a fun and exciting experience.

Our instructors know just how math is taught in school these days. (Hurrah!) You can feel confident that what your child learns at Sylvan can help make a huge difference in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is the biggest provider of STEM classes in North America. Our classes are big on creativity, collaboration and fun!

Sylvan EDGE programs provide an important opportunity for children to learn 21st-century STEM skills that can help them achieve greater results in school and even 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

Our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses can help your teen say goodbye to jitters and bring 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!

Get Proven Results with Sylvan

Let’s face it: if you’re going to hire a tutor, you want to know you’re making a difference in the classroom. 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!

In fact, Sylvan students tend to see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than other students. From our certified instructors to our custom learning plans — not to mention our nearly 40 years of experience — we inspire kids to be their best in everything they do.

Start Now for Extra Savings!

Get started sooner: for a limited time, you can sign up for a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment for just $95. It's the ideal way to identify any skill gaps your child may have and highlight strengths. Contact us now to learn more. Achieve better results and greater confidence with Sylvan!