You child’s needs are unique, so you shouldn’t settle for a one-size-fits-all-approach to learning! You can count on Sylvan Learning Centers in Durham for the customized learning experience your child needs to achieve his or her best in school and beyond.


At Sylvan, we’re known for personal tutoring — but that’s not all. 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 how to get amazing results, and that includes boosting scores and confidence.

Our Durham programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we know how to get results — and it shows. Compared to non-Sylvan students, our students typically see up to two to three times greater results in their reading and math scores. How do we get there? We combine the very best in teaching and technology to ensure learning is personal, motivating and fun!

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. This is how we help ensure your child progresses while staying inspired and engaged every step of the way.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

Whether your child is starting with the basics or needs help mastering tricky algebra concepts, we have a variety of programs to suit all needs and budgets. 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 teachers are knowledgeable about the new ways that math is taught in school today. (Hooray!) That means what we teach at Sylvan can help make a major difference in the classroom.

STEM Programs

Sylvan leads the way as the largest provider of STEM programs in North America. Our classes nurture creativity, imagination and big-time 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 range of programs includes science, math, robotics, coding and engineering.

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

Is your teen nervous about the college admissions process? Help him or her feel confident and prepared with our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses.

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. Reach those college goals with confidence!

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 Durham, Sylvan offers a full team of expert tutors and proven results, so you can choose us with confidence!

On average, Sylvan students achieve up to two to three times more improvement 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.

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Discover firsthand how Sylvan boosts scores and confidence! For a limited time, you can get started for just $95*. Just give us a call or complete our online form to learn more.