Each student has different needs and challenges, which is why learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all. The knowledgeable tutors at Sylvan Learning in Traverse City can give your child the personalized learning experience he or she needs to achieve success in the classroom and beyond.


At Sylvan, we go above and beyond personal tutoring. 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 Traverse City programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families turn to Sylvan because we get great results. In fact, when compared to non-Sylvan students, our students typically see up to two to three times greater improvement in their math and reading scores. How is this done? We combine personal learning with interactive technology to deliver an experience that’s engaging and focused on your child’s unique needs.

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. We want to make certain your child feels engaged and motivated at every stage of the learning process.

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 an effective combination of hands-on technology, collaborative activities and brain-boosting games, we make learning math a fun and engaging experience.

Our teachers know just what goes into teaching math in school these days. (Yay!) You can be confident that what we teach at Sylvan is designed to achieve bigger results in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is the biggest provider of STEM classes in North America. These classes focus on fostering creativity and imagination — and boosting smiles!

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 programs are big on fun and innovation and include robotics, coding, engineering, science and math.

Your child will have an amazing time tinkering with our kid-friendly technology, collaborating with a partner and getting hands-on with projects!

College Prep

With our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses, your teen can say goodbye to butterflies and make college dreams a reality.

From learning how to balance bigger workloads to preparing an amazing application essay, Sylvan can equip your teen with the skills and knowledge he or she needs to prepare for college. Get started on the path to success!

Sylvan Has a Proven Track Record of Success

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. Fortunately, Sylvan offers personal tutoring program in Traverse City that comes backed by proven results. Our team of tutors is here to ensure your child’s success!

Our students usually see up to two to three times more progress in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. With our talented tutors, custom learning plans and 40 years of experience, we know just what it takes to help kids soar.

Get Started with Sylvan and Save!

Get started sooner: for a limited time, you can sign up for a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment for just $95. It's our proven method to pinpoint any student's strengths and highlight any skill gaps for extra attention. Simply contact us today for more info. Get to know how Sylvan delivers greater results and bigger smiles.