Your son or daughter isn’t one-dimensional, so learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all either! At Sylvan Learning Centers in Traverse City, our experienced tutors can provide the custom learning experience your child needs to realize his or her potential in school and beyond.


Tutoring may be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Sylvan, but our personal tutoring programs are just the start. From cutting-edge courses in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to math skill practice and college and career prep, we motivate students to accomplish their goals — all while having plenty of fun in the process! With great results to show for it, Sylvan knows just what it takes to improve scores and boost confidence.

Our Traverse City programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we’re known for getting real results. In fact, our students tend to see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than non-Sylvan students. How do we get there? Through a winning combination of personal teaching and interactive technology, we make sure learning is engaging, motivating and fun at all times.

At Sylvan, we take the time to get to know your son or daughter’s unique needs and adapt the learning process to meet his or her pace and skills. This is how we help ensure your child progresses while staying inspired and engaged every step of the way.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From kindergarten math to help with advanced algebra, we have the right math program for your family 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 knowledgeable about the new ways that math is taught in school today. (Yesss!) That means what we teach at Sylvan can help make a major difference in the classroom.

STEM Programs

At Sylvan, we take pride in being the largest branded provider of STEM programs in North America. Creativity, innovation and fun all play a big part in these classes!

Sylvan EDGE programs are a great way to get your child familiar with vital 21st-century STEM skills that can lead to greater success in the classroom and even in future careers. Our range of programs includes science, math, robotics, coding and engineering.

With our kid-friendly software and hands-on projects and activities, your child will develop a love for STEM in no time!

College Prep

Our college prep courses and ACT® and SAT® test prep programs are a great way for your teen to eliminate jitters and turn college goals into reality.

From learning how to write a standout application essay to acing exams, we can help your son or daughter effectively prepare for the ups and downs of college and the career market. Get started on the path to success!

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. That’s what makes Sylvan a great choice when it comes to personal tutoring in Traverse City, because our expert team of tutors has a proven track record of achieving great results.

In fact, our students see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than their peers. With talented tutors, interactive learning experiences and over 35 years of expertise, we’re ready to inspire your child to achieve all of his or her goals.

Get Started with Sylvan and Save!

Get on track to greater scores and confidence with Sylvan. Take the first step and get started today with an Academic Checkup for just $95*. Get in touch with us today to learn more.