When it comes to tutoring programs in the Washington, DC region, parents and children alike benefit from personalized programs — not one-size-fits-all sessions — and tutors who know how to make learning more rewarding, helping students accelerate their academic success. Look no further than Sylvan for dynamic learning programs where a personal approach allows students to tackle tricky school topics and reach their full potential. We put positive learning experiences at the heart of everything we do — from personal tutoring to homework help and college preparation — so connect with us today to learn how we can help your child lay the groundwork for a successful future.

The Difference We Can Make

Millions of children and their families have benefited at Sylvan over the years, finding valuable opportunities to thrive academically and lay the foundations for lasting success. Our aim is always to engage and inspire each student, so we build learning plans that are tailored for individual needs — and because Sylvan tutors often also work in local schools, you can be confident that our sessions are relevant to the curriculum and schoolwork at your child's school. Of course, we also want to make learning more fun, and that's why we're proud to employ the latest teaching tools and techniques, including iPad®-based sessions.

Our Washington, DC region Tutoring Programs Include:

  • Math tutoring: Our program is available for students from the 1st grade to the 12th, and focuses on boosting grades by overcoming knowledge gaps and developing useful math skills.
  • Reading tutoring: All subjects are affected by reading ability, so we take an in-depth approach that includes everything from basic comprehension to fluency, vocabulary and even phonics; skills your child will be able to draw on for years to come.
  • Writing tutoring: Whether it's advanced essay writing techniques or basic spelling and punctuation, the tutors at Sylvan are experts at bringing out more smiles and better grades.
  • Homework help: If a particular take-home assignment has become a cause for concern (did somebody say "algebra"?), we're here to provide timely, "just-as-needed" homework tutoring.
  • Whichever program (or programs) you choose, you can rest easy knowing your child’s skill growth is backed by our Personalized Tutoring Guarantee™.

Enjoy Limited-Time Savings!

The new school year is there for the taking: there's still time to make a big impact! Arrange an in-depth Academic Checkup for just $95* and we'll be able to find out how your child compares to national norms — and highlight which areas need some extra grade-boosting attention. Start now: contact your local Sylvan to arrange your child's checkup!