Different students have different needs, which is why learning should never been one-dimensional. The knowledgeable tutors at Sylvan Learning in Portage can give your child the personalized learning experience he or she needs to achieve success in the classroom and beyond.


Tutoring might be the first thing that pops into your head when you think of Sylvan, but our proven tutoring programs are just the tip of the iceberg. From math skill programs and college and career prep to hands-on courses in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), we provide all the tools and resources kids needs to achieve success — and have plenty of fun in the process! With impressive results to show for it, Sylvan knows how to effectively raise scores and bolster confidence.

Our Portage programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families trust Sylvan because we deliver impressive results. In fact, our students usually see up to two to three times more improvement in their math and reading scores than their peers. How do we get there? We combine the very best in teaching and technology to ensure learning is personal, motivating and fun!

At Sylvan, we get to know your child’s unique needs and learning style before creating a custom learning plan that’s at the right pace and skill level. You can feel good knowing your child will stay engaged and inspired each step of the way.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From fractions and decimals to algebra and trigonometry, our comprehensive range of math programs means we have something for every family’s needs and budget. At Sylvan, interactive technology, collaborative activities, and fun games and puzzles all combine to make learning math a blast.

These days, math is taught a little differently in school than you might remember; rest assured, our teachers know all about that. (Yay!) You can feel good knowing that what we teach at Sylvan can lead to greater results in the classroom — and beyond.

STEM Programs

At Sylvan, we take pride in being the largest branded provider of STEM programs in North America. You can expect these classes to be highly interactive and creative — and tons of fun, of course!

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 cutting-edge programs include robotics, coding, science, engineering and math.

Our easy-to-use software, interactive activities and team projects all help cultivate a comfortable, collaborative atmosphere where learning STEM is fun!

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 college prep writing to test prep and advanced study skills, you can count on Sylvan for the comprehensive programs your son or daughter needs to feel prepared for the challenges of college and the job market. The path to a successful future starts here!

Real Results Start with Sylvan

When deciding on a tutoring program for your child, you want to be certain that the program you choose will make a difference in the classroom. Families trust Sylvan for personal tutoring in Portage because our programs deliver tangible 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 our certified tutors, personal learning and nearly 40 years of experience, we inspire kids to be their best.

Start Today and Save!

Enjoy our limited-time offer and start with an Academic Checkup today for only $95. Get in touch with us today to learn more about our proven method to pinpoint your child's strengths and skill gaps. Get to know how Sylvan delivers greater results and bigger smiles.