Different students have different needs, which is why learning should never been one-dimensional. The expert tutors at Sylvan Learning Centers in Portsmouth offer tailored learning experiences that help children succeed 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! We deliver real results, which means we know just what to do to raise scores and confidence.

Our Portsmouth programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families choose Sylvan because we’re known for getting tangible results. Sylvan students generally achieve up to two to three times greater growth in their math and reading scores than their peers. How do we do it? We bring teaching and technology together to develop an engaging, personalized learning experience that’s big on fun.

Our friendly instructors will work closely with your child to understand his or he individual needs and tailor a learning plan that suits his or her skill level and pace. This is how you can feel assured your child is progressing while staying engaged and motivated.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

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

Our teachers know just what goes into teaching math in school these days. (Yesss!) At Sylvan, our programs are specifically designed to help kids achieve real results in the classroom.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is leading the way as the largest provider of STEM programs in North America. Our classes are highly creative, highly interactive and highly fun!

Our Sylvan EDGE programs can equip your child with a solid foundation of vital 21st-century STEM skills that can contribute to success in the classroom and in high-demand careers. Our cutting-edge programs include robotics, coding, science, engineering and math.

Our easy-to-use software, interactive activities and team projects all help cultivate a comfortable, collaborative atmosphere where learning STEM is fun!

College Prep

With our college prep programs and ACT® and SAT® test prep courses, your teen can shake off those nerves and get ready to take on the college admissions process with confidence.

From learning how to tackle advanced research assignments to drafting an impressive application essay, Sylvan is here to help your teen get ready for college and beyond. Get ready to conquer those college goals!

Real Results Start with Sylvan

If you’re thinking of hiring a tutor for your son or daughter, you want to be sure that what your child learns will make an impact in school. You can count on the entire Sylvan team in Portsmouth for the best in personal tutoring. Our team has a proven track record of producing real results!

Our students usually see up to two to three times more progress in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. Our engaging, personalized learning experience, certified instructors and over 35 years of experience all add up to great success for kids in the classroom and in life.

Get Started and Save!

You’ll love seeing your child’s scores and confidence grow! Take advantage of our limited-time offer and get started for just $95*. Call today or fill out our online form to request more information.