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 Knoxville 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, our proven tutoring programs are only the beginning. From cutting-edge courses in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to math skill practice and college and career prep, we motivate students to accomplish their goals — all while having plenty of fun in the process! With impressive results to show for it, Sylvan knows how to effectively raise scores and bolster confidence.

Our Knoxville programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families turn to Sylvan because we get great results. Sylvan students generally achieve up to two to three times greater growth in their math and reading scores than their peers. How do we achieve this? We fuse the very best in teaching and technology to deliver a learning experience that’s engaging and motivating, but never frustrating.

At Sylvan, we want to ensure your child is learning in the way that’s best for him or her, which is why we take the time to understand your child’s needs, challenges and goals and tailor our learning plans accordingly. We work hard to ensure your child stays engaged, motivated and inspired each and every step of the way.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From learning the basics to mastering advanced algebra, Sylvan has a program for every family 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 are skilled in the new ways that math is taught in schools these days. (Hurrah!) You can feel confident that what your child learns at Sylvan can help make a huge difference in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is leading the way as the largest provider of STEM programs in North America. You can expect these classes to be highly interactive and creative — and tons of fun, of course!

Sylvan EDGE programs introduce your child to important 21st-century STEM skills for success in school and in high-demand careers. These fun and innovative programs include topics from math and science to robotics, coding and engineering.

Kids dive deep into STEM topics and develop their teamwork skills at the same time as they get hands-on with interactive software and collaborative activities.

College Prep

Nervous about the college admissions process? Our ACT® and SAT® test prep courses and college prep programs can help your teen tackle jitters and say hello to college with confidence.

From learning how to balance bigger workloads to preparing an amazing application essay, Sylvan can equip your teen with the skills and knowledge he or she needs to prepare for college. There’s no better time to tackle those college dreams!

Our Programs Lead to Real Results

When deciding on a tutoring program for your child, you want to be certain that the program you choose will make a difference in the classroom. You can count on the entire Sylvan team in Knoxville for the best in personal tutoring. Our team has a proven track record of producing real 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 talented tutors, interactive learning experiences and 40 years of expertise, we’re ready to inspire your child to achieve all of his or her goals.

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