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 Cookeville offer tailored learning experiences that help children succeed in school and beyond.


At Sylvan, our proven tutoring programs are only the beginning. We offer everything from ACT and SAT test prep and college readiness to math skill programs and innovate STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) courses, so kids are kept engaged and motivated to accomplish their goals every step of the way. With great results to show for it, Sylvan knows just what it takes to improve scores and boost confidence.

Our Cookeville programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we know how to get results — and it shows. In fact, Sylvan students can generally expect to achieve up to two to three times greater growth in their reading and math scores than non-Sylvan students. What’s our secret? We use the best in teaching and technology to make learning personal and engaging.

Our teachers will work with your son or daughter to make sure learning is happening in the way that works best for him or her — at the right pace, in the right style, with the right skills. This is how we help ensure your child progresses while staying inspired and engaged 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 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 are knowledgeable about the new ways that math is taught in school today. (Thank goodness!) 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

At Sylvan, we take pride in being the largest branded provider of STEM programs in North America. These classes focus on fostering creativity and imagination — and boosting smiles!

Sylvan EDGE programs introduce your child to important 21st-century STEM skills for success in school and in high-demand careers. Our programs are big on fun and innovation and include robotics, coding, engineering, science and math.

With our kid-friendly software and hands-on projects and activities, your child will develop a love for STEM in no time!

College Prep

Get rid of those jitters! Our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses are an excellent way for your teen to eliminate nerves and successfully prepare for college with confidence.

From developing advanced test prep and study skills techniques to learning how to craft an effective application essay, Sylvan can help your child feel prepared and well-equipped to face the challenges of college. Reach those college goals with confidence!

Real Success Begins 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. Fortunately, when you turn to Sylvan for personal tutoring in Cookeville, you don’t just get a tutor, you get a team with a proven track record of achieving 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. From our certified instructors to our custom learning plans — not to mention our nearly 40 years of experience — we inspire kids to be their best in everything they do.

Start Now for Extra Savings!

Take advantage of our limited-time offer and get started for just $95. It's a great way to emphasize your child's strengths and identify any skill gaps that need some extra focus. Just give us a call or complete our online form to learn more. Better scores and greater confidence start with Sylvan.