Your son or daughter’s needs are unique, so learning shouldn’t be one-dimensional. The talented tutors at Sylvan Learning in Fairfax can provide the personal learning experience your child needs to excel 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. 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 impressive results to show for it, Sylvan knows how to effectively raise scores and bolster confidence.

Our Fairfax programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we know how to get results — and it shows. Students who learn with Sylvan generally see up to two to three times greater improvement in their math and reading scores than other students. What’s our secret? We combine personal learning with interactive technology to deliver an experience that’s engaging and focused on your child’s unique needs.

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. This is how we help ensure your child progresses while staying inspired and engaged every step of the way.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

Whether your child is just starting out with kindergarten math or you have a teen who could use some extra guidance with algebra, you can be sure we have the math programs that meet your family’s needs 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 instructors know all about the different ways math is taught in school these days. (Whew!) 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. Our classes nurture creativity, imagination and big-time fun!

Sylvan EDGE programs are a great way to get your child familiar with vital 21st-century STEM skills that can lead to greater success in the classroom and even in future careers. Our innovative, fun-filled programs include coding, robotics, engineering, science and, of course, math.

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

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 developing advanced time management, problem solving and organization skills to learning how to write a great application essay, Sylvan is here to help your son or daughter prepare for the complexities of college and the working world. Get ready to watch college dreams move within reach!

Real Results Start with Sylvan

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. You can count on the entire Sylvan team in Fairfax for the best in personal tutoring. Our team has a proven track record of producing real results!

In fact, Sylvan students tend to 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 over 40 years of experience, we know exactly what it takes for students to succeed.

Start Your Journey Today

Start with a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment today. Get in touch with us today to learn more about our proven method to pinpoint your child's strengths and skill gaps. Get to know how Sylvan delivers greater results and bigger smiles.