Your son or daughter’s needs are unique, so learning shouldn’t be one-dimensional. At Sylvan Learning in Alexandria, our knowledgeable and friendly tutors can deliver the personal learning experience your child needs to achieve his or her goals in the classroom and beyond.


Tutoring might be the first thing that pops into your head when you think of Sylvan, but our proven tutoring programs are just the tip of the iceberg. From homework help to college prep to cool STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) courses, we have the complete programming your child needs to realize his or her full potential. With results to show for it, we understand just what it takes to raise scores and confidence.

Our Alexandria programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we deliver amazing results. Compared to non-Sylvan students, our students typically see up to two to three times greater results in their reading and math scores. What’s our recipe for success? Through an effective combination of tailored teaching and hands-on technology, we deliver a learning experience that’s as unique as your child.

Our teachers will work closely with your child to develop a custom learning plan that aligns with his or her unique needs, challenges and goals. 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 never want learning math to feel frustrating, which is why we use interactive technology and hands-on games and puzzles to keep kids engaged and having fun.

Our teachers are skilled in the new ways that math is taught in schools these days. (Thank goodness!) You’ll know that what we’re doing at Sylvan is making a big difference in the classroom.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is the biggest provider of STEM classes in North America. These interactive courses are designed to foster creativity and imagination while being big on fun!

Our Sylvan EDGE programs can equip your child with a solid foundation of vital 21st-century STEM skills that can contribute to success in the classroom and in high-demand careers. Our cool programs include science, engineering, coding, robotics and math.

We make learning STEM skills fun and interactive through kid-friendly software and collaborative projects and games.

College Prep

Is your teen nervous about the college admissions process? Help him or her feel confident and prepared with our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses.

From learning how to write a standout application essay to acing exams, we can help your son or daughter effectively prepare for the ups and downs of college and the career market. Get started on the path to success!

Great Results Begin with Sylvan

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. Fortunately, when you turn to Sylvan for personal tutoring in Alexandria, you don’t just get a tutor, you get a team with a proven track record of achieving results.

Students who come to Sylvan generally see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than other students. From our expert tutors and personalized learning plans to our nearly 40 years of experience, we know exactly what it takes for students to succeed.

Start Today and Save!

Get started today with a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment and save with our limited-time $95 offer. It's an awesome way to not only pinpoint your child's strengths, but also start focusing on skill gaps that need to be addressed sooner rather than later. Call today or fill out our online form to request more information. You'll love watching your son or daughter's scores and confidence improve!