Every child’s needs are different, so learning should never be one-size-fits-all! 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.


We’re trusted for our proven tutoring programs, but that’s just the beginning of what we have to offer. With programming ranging from math skill practice and college prep to leading-edge STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) courses, we help ensure kids are achieving success and having fun at the same time! With great results to show for it, Sylvan knows just what it takes to improve scores and boost confidence.

Our Portsmouth programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we understand how to get great results. Our students generally see a boost of up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading 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.

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. We’re dedicated to ensuring your child feels inspired, motivated and engaged each step of the way.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From addition and subtraction to advanced algebra, we have the program that’s right for your family and budget. Through interactive technology, hands-on exercises and fun puzzles, we leave frustration behind and make learning math a fun and exciting experience.

Our instructors know all about the different ways math is taught in school these days. (Yesss!) 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. Creativity, innovation and fun all play a big part in these classes!

Sylvan EDGE programs help equip students with critical 21st-century STEM skills that they can put to use in school and even in future careers. Our cutting-edge programs include robotics, coding, science, engineering and math.

Kids dive deep into STEM topics and develop their teamwork skills at the same time as they get hands-on with interactive software and collaborative activities.

College Prep

Nervous about the college admissions process? Our ACT® and SAT® test prep courses and college prep programs can help your teen tackle jitters and say hello to college with confidence.

From developing advanced time management, problem solving and organization skills to learning how to write a great application essay, Sylvan is here to help your son or daughter prepare for the complexities of college and the working world. The road to future success starts with Sylvan!

Achieve Amazing 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. Fortunately, when you turn to Sylvan for personal tutoring in Portsmouth, you don’t just get a tutor, you get a team with a proven track record of achieving results.

Students who come to Sylvan generally see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than other students. With talented tutors, interactive learning experiences and nearly 40 years of expertise, we’re ready to inspire your child to achieve all of his or her goals.

Start Learning and Save!

For a limited time, you can get started 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. Achieve better results and greater confidence with Sylvan!