Each student has different needs and challenges, which is why learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all. The knowledgeable tutors at Sylvan Learning in Ottawa can give your child the personalized learning experience he or she needs to achieve success in the classroom and beyond.


Tutoring might be the first thing that pops into your head when you think of Sylvan, but our proven tutoring programs are just the tip of the iceberg. From math skill programs and college and career prep to hands-on courses in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), we provide all the tools and resources kids needs to achieve success — and have plenty of fun in the process! We know just how to improve scores and confidence — and we have the results to show for it.

Our Ottawa programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we’re known for getting real results. In fact, when compared to non-Sylvan students, our students typically see up to two to three times greater improvement in their math and reading scores. How is this done? We combine the very best in teaching and technology to ensure learning is personal, motivating and fun!

Our teachers will work closely with your child to develop a custom learning plan that aligns with his or her unique needs, challenges and goals. We work hard to ensure your child stays engaged, motivated and inspired each and every step of the way.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From addition and subtraction to advanced algebra, we have the program that’s right for your family and budget. We use engaging technology, interactive exercises and brain-boosting activities to make learning math fun and challenging, but never frustrating.

Our teachers are skilled in the new ways that math is taught in schools these days. (Yesss!) 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 leading the way as the largest provider of STEM programs in North America. Our classes emphasize creativity, imagination and fun!

Sylvan EDGE programs are a great way to get your child familiar with vital 21st-century STEM skills that can lead to greater success in the classroom and even in future careers. Our range of programs includes science, math, robotics, coding and engineering.

We make learning STEM skills fun and interactive through kid-friendly software and collaborative projects and games.

College Prep

Our college prep courses and ACT® and SAT® test prep programs are a great way for your teen to eliminate jitters and turn college goals into reality.

From developing advanced time management, problem solving and organization skills to learning how to write a great application essay, Sylvan is here to help your son or daughter prepare for the complexities of college and the working world. The path to a successful future starts here!

Get Great Results with Sylvan

If you’re thinking of hiring a tutor for your son or daughter, you want to be sure that what your child learns will make an impact in school. Families trust Sylvan for personal tutoring in Ottawa 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 talented tutors, custom learning plans and nearly 40 years of experience, we know just what it takes to help kids soar.

Start Your Journey and Save!

Get started with an Academic Checkup today and save with our limited-time $95 offer. Get in touch with us today to learn more about our proven method to pinpoint your child's strengths and skill gaps. Better scores and greater confidence start with Sylvan.