Every child’s needs are different, so learning should never be one-size-fits-all! Look no further than Sylvan Learning Centers in Bakersfield for the tailored learning experience your child needs to take his or her success to the next level.


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. 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! We know how to get amazing results, and that includes boosting scores and confidence.

Our Bakersfield programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we’re known for getting real results. In fact, Sylvan students can generally expect to achieve up to two to three times greater growth in their reading and math scores than non-Sylvan students. How? Through an effective combination of tailored teaching and hands-on technology, we deliver a learning experience that’s as unique as your child.

Our expert instructors are here to ensure your child is learning in the way that’s right for him or her, which is why we take the time to get to know his or her needs, challenges, skill level and pace. You can rest assured your child stays inspired and engaged every step of the way.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From addition and subtraction to advanced algebra, we have the program that’s right for your family and budget. At Sylvan, interactive technology, collaborative activities, and fun games and puzzles all combine to make learning math a blast.

These days, math is taught a little differently than when you were in school; fortunately, our teachers are well-educated on that topic. (Hurrah!) You can be confident that what we teach at Sylvan is designed to achieve bigger results in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is proud to be the biggest provider of STEM programs in North America. Our classes are highly creative, highly interactive and highly 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.

Your son or daughter will have a great time interacting with our kid-friendly software and participating in hands-on games and activities that nurture collaboration and a love for all things STEM!

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 craft an effective application essay to developing advanced study skills techniques, Sylvan can help your teen prepare for college and the future. The path to a successful future starts here!

Great Results Begin with Sylvan

When deciding on the right tutoring program for your child, you want to be sure the program will have a positive impact in school. Fortunately, Sylvan offers personal tutoring program in Bakersfield that comes backed by proven results. Our team of tutors is here to ensure your child’s success!

On average, Sylvan students achieve up to two to three times more improvement in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. Our engaging, personalized learning experience, certified instructors and over 35 years of experience all add up to great success for kids in the classroom and in life.

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