No two students are the same, so learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all either! The certified instructors at Sylvan Learning Centers in Defiance are here to provide the personalized learning experience that’s right for your child, so he or she can accomplish his or her goals 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. From interactive courses in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to math skill programs and college and career prep, we inspire kids to achieve their full potential — all while having fun along the way! With proven results, we know just what it takes to boost scores and confidence.

Our Defiance 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. How is this achieved? We unite hands-on technology with personal learning to create an experience that’s engaging, inspiring and a whole lot of fun!

Our talented tutors will work with your child to ensure the learning process is at the right pace and skill level 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 basics to mastering advanced algebra, Sylvan has a program for every family and budget. 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!) You can feel confident that what your child learns at Sylvan can help make a huge difference in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is pleased to be the largest provider of STEM classes across North America. Our classes encourage kids to get creative while having plenty of fun!

Through Sylvan EDGE programs, your child can get to grips with crucial 21st-centuy STEM skills that can help pave the way for greater success in school and even in high-demand careers. These fun and innovative programs include topics from math and science to 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

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 learning how to balance bigger workloads to preparing an amazing application essay, Sylvan can equip your teen with the skills and knowledge he or she needs to prepare for college. The road to future success starts with Sylvan!

Get Proven Results with Sylvan

Before you sign your son or daughter up for tutoring, you want to make sure that the tutoring program you choose will lead to success in school. Families trust Sylvan for personal tutoring in Defiance because our programs deliver tangible 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 our certified tutors, personal learning and more than 35 years of experience, we inspire kids to be their best.

Get Started with Sylvan and Save!

Better scores and greater confidence start with Sylvan. Get started today and save with our limited-time $95* offer. Contact us today to learn more.