No two children are identical, which is the reason learning should never be one-size-fits-all. The certified instructors at Sylvan Learning Centers in Rockford are here to provide the personalized learning experience that’s right for your child, so he or she can accomplish his or her goals in the classroom and beyond.


You may think of Sylvan for tutoring, but our proven tutoring programs are just the beginning. 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 know how to get amazing results, and that includes boosting scores and confidence.

Our Rockford programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we’re recognized for achieving amazing results. 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 is this done? We unite expert teaching with collaborative, interactive technology to create an engaging learning experience that’s fun, 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. This is how we help ensure your child stays engaged, motivated and inspired throughout the process.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From kindergarten math to help with advanced algebra, we have the right math program for your family and budget. We never want frustration to be part of the equation, which is why we combine engaging technology with hands-on games and exercises to keep learning math fun and exciting.

These days, math is taught a little differently than when you were in school; fortunately, our teachers are well-educated on that topic. (Thank goodness!) 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. These interactive courses are designed to foster creativity and imagination while being big on fun!

Sylvan EDGE programs are the perfect way to get your child familiar with essential 21st-century STEM skills that can help equip him or her for success n the classroom and beyond. Our forward-thinking programs include everything from coding, robotics and engineering to science and 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 effective college prep courses and ACT® and SAT® test prep programs can help your teen say goodbye to jitters and hello to greater confidence.

From developing better time management and organization skills to writing an impressive application essay, Sylvan has the comprehensive programs your teen needs to successfully prepare for college and beyond. Get ready to watch your child’s confidence soar!

Sylvan Has a Proven Track Record of Success

Let’s face it: if you’re going to hire a tutor, you want to know you’re making a difference in the classroom. Families trust Sylvan for personal tutoring in Rockford because our programs deliver tangible results.

In fact, Sylvan students tend to see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than other students. With tailored learning, expert tutors and more than 35 years of experience, we inspire kids to realize their potential.

Start Your Journey and Save!

Better scores and greater confidence start with Sylvan. Get started sooner: for a limited time, you can sign up for just $95*. Call or submit our online form now to learn more.