Each student has different needs and challenges, which is why learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all. At Sylvan Learning in Burnsville, our experienced tutors can provide the custom learning experience your child needs to realize his or her potential in school 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. We offer everything from ACT and SAT test prep and college readiness to math skill programs and innovate STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) courses, so kids are kept engaged and motivated to accomplish their goals every step of the way. With impressive results to show for it, Sylvan knows how to effectively raise scores and bolster confidence.

Our Burnsville programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families come to Sylvan because we’re known for delivering real results. In fact, Sylvan students can generally expect to achieve up to two to three times greater growth in their reading and math scores than non-Sylvan students. How is this achieved? 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. This is how we help ensure your child stays engaged, motivated and inspired throughout the process.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From addition and subtraction to advanced algebra, we have the program that’s right for your family and budget. At Sylvan, interactive technology, collaborative activities, and fun games and puzzles all combine to make learning math a blast.

Our instructors know just how math is taught in school these days. (Yesss!) You’ll know that what we’re doing at Sylvan is making a big difference in the classroom.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is proud to be the biggest provider of STEM programs in North America. Our classes are highly creative, highly interactive and highly fun!

Sylvan EDGE programs introduce your child to important 21st-century STEM skills for success in school and in high-demand careers. Our range of programs includes science, math, robotics, coding and engineering.

Your child will have plenty of fun learning how to use our kid-friendly software and partnering with peers on cool projects — it’s the perfect way to develop a love for STEM!

College Prep

Our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses can help your teen say goodbye to jitters and bring on the college admissions process with confidence.

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. The road to future success starts with Sylvan!

Get Proven Results with Sylvan

When deciding on the right tutoring program for your child, you want to be sure the program will have a positive impact in school. This is what makes Sylvan an excellent choice when it comes to personal tutoring in Burnsville, because our team is passionate about delivering real results for families — and we have the proven track record to show for it.

On average, Sylvan students achieve up to two to three times more improvement in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. 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 Today and Save!

For a limited time, you can enjoy extra savings on a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment when you take advantage of our $95 offer. It's the ideal way to identify any skill gaps your child may have and highlight strengths. Contact us now to learn more. You'll love seeing your child's scores and confidence grow!