Different students have different needs, which is why learning should never been one-dimensional. When you turn to Sylvan Learning Centers in Grand Rapids, you can expect our talented tutors to deliver the personal learning experience your child needs to go further in school and beyond.


Families trust us for our proven tutoring programs and so much more. From homework help to college prep to cool STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) courses, we have the complete programming your child needs to realize his or her full potential. We know just how to improve scores and confidence — and we have the results to show for it.

Our Grand Rapids programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we know how to get results — and it shows. Sylvan students typically see up to up two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than other kids. What’s our recipe for success? We fuse the very best in teaching and technology to deliver a learning experience that’s engaging and motivating, but never frustrating.

Our expert instructors are here to ensure your child is learning in the way that’s right for him or her, which is why we take the time to get to know his or her needs, challenges, skill level and pace. We’re dedicated to ensuring your child feels inspired, motivated and engaged each step of the way.

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. We use engaging technology, interactive exercises and brain-boosting activities to make learning math fun and challenging, but never frustrating.

Our teachers are skilled in the new ways that math is taught in schools these days. (Thank goodness!) Everything we teach at Sylvan is designed to make a greater impact in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is proud to be the biggest provider of STEM programs 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 programs are big on fun and innovation and include robotics, coding, engineering, science and math.

Kids dive deep into STEM topics and develop their teamwork skills at the same time as they get hands-on with interactive software and collaborative activities.

College Prep

Get rid of those jitters! Our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses are an excellent way for your teen to eliminate nerves and successfully prepare for college with confidence.

From developing advanced test prep and study skills techniques to learning how to craft an effective application essay, Sylvan can help your child feel prepared and well-equipped to face the challenges of college. Reach those college goals with confidence!

Great Results Begin 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. That’s what makes Sylvan a great choice when it comes to personal tutoring in Grand Rapids, because our expert team of tutors has a proven 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 knowledgeable and friendly tutors, personalized learning and over 35 years of experience, we can help your child grow and soar.

Start Learning and Save!

Find out how Sylvan can help your child’s scores and confidence soar! Take the first step and get started today for just $95*. Call today or fill out our online form to request more information.