No two children are identical, which is the reason learning should never be one-size-fits-all. At Sylvan Learning in Fairfax, our experienced tutors can provide the custom learning experience your child needs to realize his or her potential in school and beyond.


Families trust us for our proven tutoring programs and so much more. 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. Our results are proven, which means we know exactly how to raise scores and confidence.

Our Fairfax programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we’re known for getting real results. Compared to non-Sylvan students, our students typically see up to two to three times greater results in their reading and math scores. How is this done? We unite hands-on technology with personal learning to create an experience that’s engaging, inspiring and a whole lot of fun!

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. You can feel good knowing your child will stay engaged and inspired each 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. 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!) At Sylvan, our programs are specifically designed to help kids achieve real results in the classroom.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is proud to be the biggest provider of STEM programs in North America. Our classes are big on creativity, collaboration and fun!

Our Sylvan EDGE programs are a fantastic way to equip your child with vital 21st-century STEM skills that can help further success in the classroom and even provide a solid foundation for a future career. These fun, creative programs cover areas including science, math, engineering, coding and robotics.

Your child will have a blast with our kid-friendly software, hands-on activities and collaborative projects that foster camaraderie and a love for STEM!

College Prep

Our college prep courses and ACT® and SAT® test prep programs are a great way for your teen to eliminate jitters and turn college goals into reality.

From writing an effective application essay to mastering advanced study skills, we can help your son or daughter successfully prepare for the challenges of college and future careers. The road to future success starts with Sylvan!

Our Programs Lead to Real Results

When deciding on the right tutoring program for your child, you want to be sure the program will have a positive impact in school. That’s what makes Sylvan a great choice when it comes to personal tutoring in Fairfax, because our expert team of tutors has a proven track record of achieving great results.

Sylvan students see up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than their peers. With knowledgeable and friendly tutors, personalized learning and 40 years of experience, we can help your child grow and soar.

Start Today and Save!

Take the first step and get started today with a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment for just $95. 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 soon see how Sylvan delivers greater results and bigger smiles.