No two children are identical, which is the reason learning should never be one-size-fits-all. The expert tutors at Sylvan Learning in Durham offer tailored learning experiences that help children succeed in school and beyond.


You may think of Sylvan for tutoring, but our proven tutoring programs are just the beginning. From homework help to college prep to cool STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) courses, we have the complete programming your child needs to realize his or her full potential. We deliver real results, which means we know just what to do to raise scores and confidence.

Our Durham programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we deliver amazing 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. What’s our secret? We fuse the very best in teaching and technology to deliver a learning experience that’s engaging and motivating, but never frustrating.

Our teachers are here to make sure your child is learning at exactly the right pace, skill level and style that’s best for him or her. 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 combine interactive software, hands-on activities and challenging games to ensure learning math is a fun and motivating (but never frustrating) experience.

Our instructors know just how math is taught 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

As the biggest provider of STEM classes in North America, Sylvan is leading the way to success. You can expect these classes to be highly interactive and creative — and tons of fun, of course!

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 forward-thinking programs include everything from coding, robotics and engineering to science and math.

Your son or daughter will have a great time interacting with our kid-friendly software and participating in hands-on games and activities that nurture collaboration and a love for all things STEM!

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 write a standout application essay to acing exams, we can help your son or daughter effectively prepare for the ups and downs of college and the career market. Now is the time to achieve those college goals!

Sylvan Has a Proven Track Record of Success

Let’s face the facts: if you sign your child up for a tutoring program, you want to be sure that program will make an impact in the classroom. Fortunately, when you turn to Sylvan for personal tutoring in Durham, you don’t just get a tutor, you get a team with a proven track record of achieving results.

Our students usually see up to two to three times more progress in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. With our certified tutors, personal learning and nearly 40 years of experience, we inspire kids to be their best.

Start Learning and Save!

Take the first step and get started today for just $95. It's a great way to pinpoint strengths and identify skill gaps, so contact us today to learn more. Achieve better results and greater confidence with Sylvan!