Every child’s needs are different, so learning should never be one-size-fits-all! The expert tutors at Sylvan Learning in Bakersfield offer tailored learning experiences that help children succeed in school and beyond.


Families trust us for our proven tutoring programs and so much more. From interactive courses in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to math skill programs and college and career prep, we inspire kids to achieve their full potential — all while having fun along the way! With great results to show for it, Sylvan knows just what it takes to improve scores and boost confidence.

Our Bakersfield 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. What’s our recipe for success? Through a winning combination of personal teaching and interactive technology, we make sure learning is engaging, motivating and fun at all times.

Our teachers will work closely with your child to develop a custom learning plan that aligns with his or her unique needs, challenges and goals. We’re dedicated to ensuring your child feels inspired, motivated and engaged each 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. We combine interactive software, hands-on activities and challenging games to ensure learning math is a fun and motivating (but never frustrating) experience.

Our teachers are skilled in the new ways that math is taught in schools these days. (Thank goodness!) You can feel good knowing that what we teach at Sylvan can lead to greater results in the classroom — and beyond.

STEM Programs

At Sylvan, we take pride in being the largest branded 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. Our cool programs include science, engineering, coding, robotics and math.

Your child will have plenty of fun learning how to use our kid-friendly software and partnering with peers on cool projects — it’s the perfect way to develop a love for STEM!

College Prep

With our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses, your teen can say goodbye to butterflies and make college dreams a reality.

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. The road to future success starts with Sylvan!

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 Bakersfield 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 talented tutors, custom learning plans and nearly 40 years of experience, we know just what it takes to help kids soar.

Get Started with Sylvan and Save!

Take the first step and get started today with a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment for just $95. It's a great way to pinpoint strengths and identify skill gaps, so contact us today to learn more. Better scores and greater confidence start with Sylvan.