Your son or daughter isn’t one-dimensional, so learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all either! The expert tutors at Sylvan Learning in Alexandria offer tailored learning experiences that help children succeed in school and beyond.


At Sylvan, we’re known for personal tutoring — but that’s not all. 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 deliver real results, which means we know just what to do to raise scores and confidence.

Our Alexandria programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we know how to get results — and it shows. 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? Through an effective combination of tailored teaching and hands-on technology, we deliver a learning experience that’s as unique as your child.

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 rest assured your child stays inspired and engaged every 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. 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. (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 proud to be the biggest provider of STEM programs in North America. Our classes nurture creativity, imagination and big-time 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.

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

With our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses, your teen can say goodbye to butterflies and make college dreams a reality.

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. Get ready to conquer those college goals!

Get Great Results with Sylvan

If you’re considering signing your son or daughter up for a tutoring program, you want to make sure the program you choose will translate to success in the classroom. This is what makes Sylvan an excellent choice when it comes to personal tutoring in Alexandria, 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. Our engaging, personalized learning experience, certified instructors and nearly 40 years of experience all add up to great success for kids in the classroom and in life.

Start Now for Extra Savings!

Get started today with a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment and save with our limited-time $95 offer. It's the ideal way to identify any skill gaps your child may have and highlight strengths. Contact us now to learn more. Find out how Sylvan can help your child's scores and confidence soar!