Your child’s strengths and challenges are unique, so it only makes sense that learning should never be one-size-fits-all. The expert tutors at Sylvan Learning in Philadelphia offer tailored learning experiences that help children succeed in school and beyond.


We’re trusted for our proven tutoring programs, but that’s just the beginning of what we have to offer. From homework help, math skill programs and college prep to cool courses in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), we offer the comprehensive programming your child needs to reach his or her full potential — all while having a blast in the process! With proven results, we know just what it takes to boost scores and confidence.

Our Philadelphia programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families come to Sylvan because we’re known for delivering real results. Students who learn with Sylvan generally see up to two to three times greater improvement in their math and reading scores than other students. How is this done? We bring teaching and technology together to develop an engaging, personalized learning experience that’s big on fun.

Our friendly instructors will work closely with your child to understand his or he individual needs and tailor a learning plan that suits his or her skill level and pace. You can be assured your child will stay motivated and inspired at all stages of the learning journey.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From learning the fundamentals of math to advanced algebra help, our complete range of math programs means there’s one for every family and budget. At Sylvan, interactive technology, collaborative activities, and fun games and puzzles all combine to make learning math a blast.

Our teachers are knowledgeable about the new ways that math is taught in school today. (Bravo!) That’s how you can be sure what we teach at Sylvan is going to make a big impact in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is the biggest provider of STEM classes in North America. Creativity, innovation and fun all play a big part in these classes!

Sylvan EDGE programs provide an excellent introduction to important 21st-century STEM skills that can help set your child on the path to success in school and even in a future career. Our forward-thinking programs include everything from coding, robotics and engineering to science and math.

Your son or daughter will have a great time interacting with our kid-friendly software and participating in hands-on games and activities that nurture collaboration and a love for all things 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 writing an effective application essay to mastering advanced study skills, we can help your son or daughter successfully prepare for the challenges of college and future careers. The path to a successful future starts here!

Real Results Start 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. That’s what makes Sylvan a great choice when it comes to personal tutoring in Philadelphia, because our expert team of tutors has a proven track record of achieving great results.

Case in point: Sylvan students tend to achieve up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than their peers. With our talented tutors, custom learning plans and nearly 40 years of experience, we know just what it takes to help kids soar.

Save More with Our Limited-Time Offer!

For a limited time, you can get your child started for only $95. It's an awesome way to pinpoint your child's strengths and skill gaps. Call or submit our online form now to learn more. You'll soon see how Sylvan delivers greater results and bigger smiles.