You child’s needs are unique, so you shouldn’t settle for a one-size-fits-all-approach to learning! When you turn to Sylvan Learning 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.


At Sylvan, our proven tutoring programs are only the beginning. With programming ranging from math skill practice and college prep to leading-edge STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) courses, we help ensure kids are achieving success and having fun at the same time! Our results are proven, which means we know exactly how to raise scores and confidence.

Our Grand Rapids programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we’re known for getting real results. Sylvan students typically see up to up two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than other kids. How do we do this? We unite expert teaching with collaborative, interactive technology to create an engaging learning experience that’s fun, but never frustrating.

Our teachers will work closely with your child to develop a custom learning plan that aligns with his or her unique needs, challenges and goals. 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. Through interactive technology, hands-on exercises and fun puzzles, we leave frustration behind and make learning math a fun and exciting experience.

When it comes to the new ways that math is taught in school these days, our teachers know all about that. (Yay!) You can feel confident that what your child learns at Sylvan can help make a huge difference in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

When it comes to STEM classes in North America, Sylvan is the largest provider. These classes focus on fostering creativity and imagination — and boosting smiles!

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. These fun and innovative programs include topics from math and science to robotics, coding and engineering.

We make learning STEM skills fun and interactive through kid-friendly software and collaborative projects and games.

College Prep

Is your teen nervous about the college admissions process? Help him or her feel confident and prepared with our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses.

From learning how to craft an effective application essay to developing advanced study skills techniques, Sylvan can help your teen prepare for college and the future. Get started on the path to success!

Great Results Begin with Sylvan

Let’s face the facts: if you sign your child up for a tutoring program, you want to be sure that program will make an impact in the classroom. Fortunately, Sylvan offers personal tutoring program in Grand Rapids that comes backed by proven results. Our team of tutors is here to ensure your child’s success!

Case in point: Sylvan students tend to achieve up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than their peers. From our certified instructors to our custom learning plans — not to mention our 40 years of experience — we inspire kids to be their best in everything they do.

Start Learning and Save!

Get started today with a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment and save with our limited-time $95 offer. Call or fill out our online form to learn more about our method to pinpoint your child's strengths and skill gaps. Get on track to greater scores and confidence with Sylvan.