No two students are the same, so learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all either! The talented tutors at Sylvan Learning in Cookeville can provide the personal learning experience your child needs to excel in the classroom and beyond.


At Sylvan, our proven tutoring programs are only 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! With proven results, we know just what it takes to boost scores and confidence.

Our Cookeville programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families turn to Sylvan because we get great results. In fact, our students usually see up to two to three times more improvement in their math and reading scores than their peers. How is this done? We bring teaching and technology together to develop an engaging, personalized learning experience that’s big on fun.

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. We’re dedicated to ensuring your child feels inspired, motivated and engaged each 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. Our expert math teachers use interactive technology and a variety of games, puzzles and brainteasers to 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. (Hooray!) That means what we teach at Sylvan can help make a major difference in the classroom.

STEM Programs

Sylvan leads the way as the largest provider of STEM programs in North America. These interactive courses are designed to foster creativity and imagination while being big on fun!

Sylvan EDGE programs are the perfect way to get your child familiar with essential 21st-century STEM skills that can help equip him or her for success n the classroom and beyond. Our programs are big on fun and innovation and include robotics, coding, engineering, science and math.

Your child will have plenty of fun learning how to use our kid-friendly software and partnering with peers on cool projects — it’s the perfect way to develop a love for STEM!

College Prep

Our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses can help your teen say goodbye to jitters and bring on the college admissions process with confidence.

From developing better time management and organization skills to writing an impressive application essay, Sylvan has the comprehensive programs your teen needs to successfully prepare for college and beyond. Reach those college goals with confidence!

Sylvan Has a Proven Track Record of Success

Let’s face the facts: if you sign your child up for a tutoring program, you want to be sure that program will make an impact in the classroom. 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.

On average, Sylvan students achieve up to two to three times more improvement in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. With our talented tutors, custom learning plans and 40 years of experience, we know just what it takes to help kids soar.

Get Your Child an Academic Checkup

For a limited time, you can take advantage of an Academic Checkup. It's the ideal way to identify any skill gaps your child may have and highlight strengths. Contact us now to learn more. You'll love watching your son or daughter's scores and confidence improve!