Your son or daughter’s needs are unique, so learning shouldn’t be one-dimensional. The talented tutors at Sylvan Learning Centers in Defiance can provide the personal learning experience your child needs to excel in the classroom 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. 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 Defiance programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families come to Sylvan because we’re known for delivering real results. Sylvan students typically see up to up two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than other kids. How do we get there? We bring teaching and technology together to develop an engaging, personalized learning experience that’s big on 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. You can feel good knowing your child will stay engaged and inspired each step of the way.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From fractions and decimals to algebra and trigonometry, our comprehensive range of math programs means we have something for every family’s needs 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 teachers are knowledgeable about the new ways that math is taught in school today. (Yay!) You can feel good knowing that what we teach at Sylvan can lead to greater results in the classroom — and beyond.

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!

Sylvan EDGE programs introduce your child to important 21st-century STEM skills for success in school and in high-demand careers. Our cool programs include science, engineering, coding, robotics and math.

Your child will have a blast with our kid-friendly software, hands-on activities and collaborative projects that foster camaraderie and a love for STEM!

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. Get ready to watch your child’s confidence soar!

Sylvan Has a Proven Track Record of Success

When deciding on a tutoring program for your child, you want to be certain that the program you choose will make a difference in the classroom. That’s what makes Sylvan a great choice when it comes to personal tutoring in Defiance, because our expert team of tutors has a proven track record of achieving great results.

In fact, our students see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than their peers. With tailored learning, expert tutors and more than 35 years of experience, we inspire kids to realize their potential.

Get Started with Sylvan and Save!

Boost scores and confidence with Sylvan! For a limited time, you can enjoy extra savings when you take advantage of our $95* offer. Call today or fill out our online form to request more information.