Different students have different needs, which is why learning should never been one-dimensional. The expert tutors at Sylvan Learning in Defiance offer tailored learning experiences that help children succeed in school and beyond.


At Sylvan, we go above and beyond personal tutoring. From 21st-century STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programming to homework help and college prep, we’re here to motivate and inspire kids to reach their goals every step of the way. 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

At Sylvan, we’re recognized for achieving 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. How do we do this? We combine the very best in teaching and technology to ensure learning is personal, motivating and fun!

Our expert instructors are here to ensure your child is learning in the way that’s right for him or her, which is why we take the time to get to know his or her needs, challenges, skill level and pace. We work hard to ensure your child stays engaged, motivated and inspired each and 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 frustration to be part of the equation, which is why we combine engaging technology with hands-on games and exercises to keep learning math fun and exciting.

Our teachers know just what goes into teaching math in school these days. (Hurrah!) Everything we teach at Sylvan is designed to make a greater impact in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

At Sylvan, we take pride in being the largest branded provider of STEM programs in North America. Our classes are highly creative, highly interactive and highly fun!

Sylvan EDGE programs provide an important opportunity for children to learn 21st-century STEM skills that can help them achieve greater results in school and even in high-demand careers. Our forward-thinking programs include everything from coding, robotics and engineering to science and math.

With our kid-friendly software and hands-on projects and activities, your child will develop a love for STEM in no time!

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. Now is the time to achieve those college goals!

Sylvan Has a Proven Track Record of Success

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. 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.

Our students usually see up to two to three times more progress in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. With knowledgeable and friendly tutors, personalized learning and nearly 40 years of experience, we can help your child grow and soar.

Start Today and Save!

For a limited time, you can get started with a Sylvan Insight™Assessment for just $95. Contact us now to learn how we can pinpoint your child's strengths and identify skill gaps that need a little extra attention. Find out how Sylvan can help your child's scores and confidence soar!