Each student has different needs and challenges, which is why learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all. You can count on Sylvan Learning in Burien for the customized learning experience your child needs to achieve his or her best in school and beyond.


You may think of Sylvan for tutoring, but our proven tutoring programs are just the beginning. From cutting-edge courses in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to math skill practice and college and career prep, we motivate students to accomplish their goals — all while having plenty of fun in the process! With proven results, we know just what it takes to boost scores and confidence.

Our Burien programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families come to Sylvan because we’re known for delivering real results. Students who learn with Sylvan generally see up to two to three times greater improvement in their math and reading scores than other students. How do we do this? We fuse the very best in teaching and technology to deliver a learning experience that’s engaging and motivating, but never frustrating.

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. You can rest assured your child stays inspired and engaged every step of the way.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From learning the fundamentals of math to advanced algebra help, our complete range of math programs means there’s one for every family and budget. With us, learning math is always fun and never frustrating. Your child will have a great time using interactive technology and playing brain-boosting games.

These days, math is taught a little differently than when you were in school; fortunately, our teachers are well-educated on that topic. (Whew!) 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. You can expect these classes to be highly interactive and creative — and tons of fun, of course!

Sylvan EDGE programs introduce your child to important 21st-century STEM skills for success in school and in high-demand careers. Big on fun and innovation, these programs include everything from math and science to coding, robotics and engineering.

Kids dive deep into STEM topics and develop their teamwork skills at the same time as they get hands-on with interactive software and collaborative activities.

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 test prep and study skills techniques to learning how to craft an effective application essay, Sylvan can help your child feel prepared and well-equipped to face the challenges of college. Get ready to conquer those college goals!

Get Great Results with Sylvan

Let’s face it: if you’re going to hire a tutor, you want to know you’re making a difference in the classroom. Fortunately, Sylvan offers personal tutoring program in Burien that comes backed by proven results. Our team of tutors is here to ensure your child’s success!

Case in point: Sylvan students tend to achieve up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than their peers. With tailored learning, expert tutors and nearly 40 years of experience, we inspire kids to realize their potential.

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Get started sooner: for a limited time, you can sign up for a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment for just $95. Get in touch with us today to learn more about our proven method to pinpoint your child's strengths and skill gaps. Find out how Sylvan can help your child's scores and confidence soar!