Your son or daughter isn’t one-dimensional, so learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all either! The certified instructors at Sylvan Learning in Tacoma are here to provide the personalized learning experience that’s right for your child, so he or she can accomplish his or her goals in the classroom and beyond.


At Sylvan, our proven tutoring programs are only 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 deliver real results, which means we know just what to do to raise scores and confidence.

Our Tacoma programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families choose Sylvan because we’re known for getting tangible results. Sylvan students typically see up to up two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than other kids. How do we do it? We combine personal learning with interactive technology to deliver an experience that’s engaging and focused on your child’s unique needs.

Our teachers will work with your son or daughter to make sure learning is happening in the way that works best for him or her — at the right pace, in the right style, with the right skills. 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. Through an effective combination of hands-on technology, collaborative activities and brain-boosting games, we make learning math a fun and engaging experience.

Our teachers know just what goes into teaching math in school these days. (Yay!) At Sylvan, our programs are specifically designed to help kids achieve real results in the classroom.

STEM Programs

As the biggest provider of STEM classes in North America, Sylvan is leading the way to success. You can expect these classes to be highly interactive and creative — and tons of fun, of course!

Sylvan EDGE programs provide an excellent introduction to important 21st-century STEM skills that can help set your child on the path to success in school and even in a future career. Our range of programs includes science, math, robotics, coding and engineering.

Through a combination of interactive software, hands-on activities and collaborative projects, we make it easy to foster a love for STEM!

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 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 your child’s confidence soar!

Sylvan Achieves Impressive Results

When you decide to enlist a tutor for your son or daughter, you want to know that what your child learns will have a positive effect in the classroom. You can count on the entire Sylvan team in Tacoma for the best in personal tutoring. Our team has a proven track record of producing real results!

Our students usually see up to two to three times more progress in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. With our certified tutors, personal learning and more than 35 years of experience, we inspire kids to be their best.

Get Started with Sylvan and Save!

Discover firsthand how Sylvan boosts scores and confidence! Take the first step and get started today for just $95*. Call today or fill out our online form to request more information.