Your child’s strengths and challenges are unique, so it only makes sense that learning should never be one-size-fits-all. Look no further than Sylvan Learning in Bakersfield for the tailored learning experience your child needs to take his or her success to the next level.


At Sylvan, our proven tutoring programs are only the beginning. From math skill programs and college and career prep to hands-on courses in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), we provide all the tools and resources kids needs to achieve success — and have plenty of fun in the process! With impressive results to show for it, Sylvan knows how to effectively raise scores and bolster confidence.

Our Bakersfield programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we’re known for getting 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 it? Through an effective combination of tailored teaching and hands-on technology, we deliver a learning experience that’s as unique as your child.

Our teachers are here to make sure your child is learning at exactly the right pace, skill level and style that’s best for him or her. This is how you can feel assured your child is progressing while staying engaged and motivated.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From fractions and decimals to algebra and trigonometry, our comprehensive range of math programs means we have something for every family’s needs 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.

When it comes to the new ways that math is taught in school these days, our teachers know all about that. (Bravo!) That means what we teach at Sylvan can help make a major difference in the classroom.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is proud to be the biggest provider of STEM programs in North America. These classes focus on fostering creativity and imagination — and boosting smiles!

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. 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

Is your teen nervous about the college admissions process? Help him or her feel confident and prepared with our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses.

From learning how to tackle advanced research assignments to drafting an impressive application essay, Sylvan is here to help your teen get ready for college and beyond. Get ready to conquer those college goals!

Sylvan Has a Proven Track Record of Success

When considering tutoring options for your child, you want to be certain that the tutoring program you go with will translate to greater success in school. That’s what makes Sylvan a great choice when it comes to personal tutoring in Bakersfield, because our expert team of tutors has a proven track record of achieving great results.

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 nearly 40 years of experience all add up to great success for kids in the classroom and in life.

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Take advantage of our limited-time offer and get started with an Academic Checkup for just $95. Contact us now to learn how we can pinpoint your child's strengths and identify skill gaps that need a little extra attention. Get to know how Sylvan delivers greater results and bigger smiles.