Different students have different needs, which is why learning should never been one-dimensional. The talented tutors at Sylvan Learning in McAllen can provide the personal learning experience your child needs to excel in the classroom and beyond.


Families trust us for our proven tutoring programs and so much more. From math skill programs and college and career prep to hands-on courses in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), we provide all the tools and resources kids needs to achieve success — and have plenty of fun in the process! We deliver real results, which means we know just what to do to raise scores and confidence.

Our McAllen programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we’re recognized for achieving amazing 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 do we do this? We unite expert teaching with collaborative, interactive technology to create an engaging learning experience that’s fun, but never frustrating.

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. We want to make certain your child feels engaged and motivated at every stage of the learning process.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

Whether your child is just starting out with kindergarten math or you have a teen who needs extra help with algebra, Sylvan has the right program for 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.

These days, math is taught a little differently in school than you might remember; rest assured, our teachers know all about that. (Yay!) You can feel good knowing that what we teach at Sylvan can lead to greater results 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 provide an important opportunity for children to learn 21st-century STEM skills that can help them achieve greater results in school and even in high-demand careers. Our innovative, fun-filled programs include coding, robotics, engineering, science and, of course, 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 learning how to craft an effective application essay to developing advanced study skills techniques, Sylvan can help your teen prepare for college and the future. Reach those college goals with confidence!

Real Success Begins with Sylvan

When deciding on the right tutoring program for your child, you want to be sure the program will have a positive impact in school. When you choose Sylvan for personal tutoring in McAllen, you can rest assured you’re getting a full team of experts with a 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. At Sylvan, we’ve been inspiring kids to be their best for nearly 40 years — and we have the certified instructors and personal learning experience your child needs to go further.

Start Learning and Save!

Get started today with a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment and save with our limited-time $95 offer. 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 love seeing your child's scores and confidence grow!