No two students are the same, so learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all either! At Sylvan Learning in Newport News, 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.


You may think of Sylvan for tutoring, but our proven tutoring programs are just the beginning. We offer everything from ACT and SAT test prep and college readiness to math skill programs and innovate STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) courses, so kids are kept engaged and motivated to accomplish their goals every step of the way. We know just how to improve scores and confidence — and we have the results to show for it.

Our Newport News programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we’re known for getting real results. Sylvan students generally achieve up to two to three times greater growth in their math and reading scores than their peers. How? Through a winning combination of personal teaching and interactive technology, we make sure learning is engaging, motivating and fun at all times.

Our talented tutors will work with your child to ensure the learning process is at the right pace and skill level for him or her. 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 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 than when you were in school; fortunately, our teachers are well-educated on that topic. (Whew!) You can feel confident that what your child learns at Sylvan can help make a huge difference in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

Sylvan leads the way as the largest provider of STEM programs in North America. Our classes emphasize creativity, imagination and 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. These fun, creative programs cover areas including science, math, engineering, coding and robotics.

Our easy-to-use software, interactive activities and team projects all help cultivate a comfortable, collaborative atmosphere where learning STEM is fun!

College Prep

Get rid of those jitters! Our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses are an excellent way for your teen to eliminate nerves and successfully prepare for college with confidence.

From learning how to balance bigger workloads to preparing an amazing application essay, Sylvan can equip your teen with the skills and knowledge he or she needs to prepare for college. Get ready to watch college dreams move within reach!

Sylvan Has a Proven Track Record of Success

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 Newport News, you can rest assured you’re getting a full team of experts with a 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 our certified tutors, personal learning and nearly 40 years of experience, we inspire kids to be their best.

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For a limited time, you can get started with a Sylvan Insight™Assessment for just $95. It's a great way to emphasize your child's strengths and identify any skill gaps that need some extra focus. Just give us a call or complete our online form to learn more. Discover firsthand how Sylvan boosts scores and confidence!