No two children are identical, which is the reason learning should never be one-size-fits-all. Look no further than Sylvan Learning in Pittsburgh for the tailored learning experience your child needs to take his or her success to the next level.


You may think of Sylvan for tutoring, but our proven tutoring programs are just the beginning. Whether your child needs help mastering tricky math concepts or guidance with test, college and career prep, we can help him or her achieve greater success — all while having fun at every stage of the journey! We know just how to improve scores and confidence — and we have the results to show for it.

Our Pittsburgh programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we understand how to get great results. In fact, our students tend to see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than non-Sylvan students. How do we do it? We combine personal learning with interactive technology to deliver an experience that’s engaging and focused on your child’s unique needs.

At Sylvan, we get to know your child’s unique needs and learning style before creating a custom learning plan that’s at the right pace and skill level. This is how you can feel assured your child is progressing while staying engaged and motivated.

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. We use engaging technology, interactive exercises and brain-boosting activities to make learning math fun and challenging, but never frustrating.

Our teachers know just what goes into teaching math in school these days. (Yesss!) 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

No one in North America provides more STEM classes than Sylvan. Our classes encourage kids to get creative while having plenty of fun!

Our Sylvan EDGE programs are a fantastic way to equip your child with vital 21st-century STEM skills that can help further success in the classroom and even provide a solid foundation for a future career. Big on fun and innovation, these programs include everything from math and science to coding, robotics and engineering.

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

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. Get ready to conquer those college goals!

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. Families trust Sylvan for personal tutoring in Pittsburgh 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. At Sylvan, we’ve been inspiring kids to be their best for 40 years — and we have the certified instructors and personal learning experience your child needs to go further.

Start Learning and Save!

Take the first step and get started today with a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment for just $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. Find out how Sylvan can help your child's scores and confidence soar!