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


You may think of Sylvan for tutoring, but our proven tutoring programs are just the beginning. 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! We know just how to improve scores and confidence — and we have the results to show for it.

Our Portsmouth programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we’re recognized for achieving amazing 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 do we achieve this? Through an effective combination of tailored teaching and hands-on technology, we deliver a learning experience that’s as unique as your child.

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. You can rest assured your child stays inspired and engaged every step of the way.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From learning the fundamentals of math to advanced algebra help, our complete range of math programs means there’s one for every family and budget. We never want learning math to feel frustrating, which is why we use interactive technology and hands-on games and puzzles to keep kids engaged and having fun.

Our instructors know just how math is taught in school these days. (Hooray!) 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 proud to be the biggest provider of STEM programs in North America. Our classes encourage kids to get creative while having plenty of fun!

Through Sylvan EDGE programs, your child can get to grips with crucial 21st-centuy STEM skills that can help pave the way for greater success in school and even in high-demand careers. Our forward-thinking programs include everything from coding, robotics and engineering to 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 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. There’s no better time to tackle those college dreams!

Sylvan Achieves Impressive Results

When deciding on the right tutoring program for your child, you want to be sure the program will have a positive impact in school. When it comes to personal tutoring in Portsmouth, Sylvan offers a full team of expert tutors and proven results, so you can choose us with confidence!

In fact, Sylvan students tend to see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than other 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.

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For a limited time, you can enjoy extra savings on a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment when you take advantage of our $95 offer. Get in touch with us today to learn more about our proven method to pinpoint your child's strengths and skill gaps. Better scores and greater confidence start with Sylvan.