Your child’s strengths and challenges are unique, so it only makes sense that learning should never be one-size-fits-all. The certified instructors at Sylvan Learning in Portland 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.


At Sylvan, we offer proven tutoring programs and much, much more. 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! With results to show for it, we understand just what it takes to raise scores and confidence.

Our Portland 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 do we do this? We unite hands-on technology with personal learning to create an experience that’s engaging, inspiring and a whole lot of 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 be assured your child will stay motivated and inspired at all stages of the learning journey.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

Whether your child is just starting out with kindergarten math or you have a teen who could use some extra guidance with algebra, you can be sure we have the math programs that meet your family’s needs and budget. Through interactive technology, hands-on exercises and fun puzzles, we leave frustration behind and make learning math a fun and exciting experience.

Our teachers know just what goes into teaching math in school these days. (Thank goodness!) 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. These interactive courses are designed to foster creativity and imagination while being big on 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, creative programs cover areas including science, math, engineering, coding and robotics.

Our easy-to-use software, interactive activities and team projects all help cultivate a comfortable, collaborative atmosphere where learning STEM is fun!

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 college prep writing to test prep and advanced study skills, you can count on Sylvan for the comprehensive programs your son or daughter needs to feel prepared for the challenges of college and the job market. Get started on the path to success!

Achieve Amazing 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. When you choose Sylvan for personal tutoring in Portland, you can rest assured you’re getting a full team of experts with a 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. From our expert tutors and personalized learning plans to our nearly 40 years of experience, we know exactly what it takes for students to succeed.

Enjoy Extra Savings with Our Limited-Time Offer!

For a limited time, you can get started for just $95. It's an awesome way to not only pinpoint your child's strengths, but also start focusing on skill gaps that need to be addressed sooner rather than later. Call today or fill out our online form to request more information. Better scores and greater confidence start with Sylvan.