Every child’s needs are different, so learning should never be one-size-fits-all! The knowledgeable tutors at Sylvan Learning Centers in Castro Valley can give your child the personalized learning experience he or she needs to achieve success in the classroom and beyond.


At Sylvan, we’re known for personal tutoring — but that’s not all. 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 great results to show for it, Sylvan knows just what it takes to improve scores and boost confidence.

Our Castro Valley programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we’re recognized for achieving amazing results. In fact, when compared to non-Sylvan students, our students typically see up to two to three times greater improvement in their math and reading scores. How do we achieve this? We use the best in teaching and technology to make learning personal and engaging.

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 kindergarten math to help with advanced algebra, we have the right math program for your family and budget. We never want learning math to feel frustrating, which is why we use interactive technology and hands-on games and puzzles to keep kids engaged and having fun.

Our teachers know just what goes into teaching math in school these days. (Yay!) That’s how you can be sure what we teach at Sylvan is going to make a big impact in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is the biggest provider of STEM classes in North America. Our classes encourage kids to get creative while having plenty of 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. Our programs are big on fun and innovation and include robotics, coding, engineering, science and math.

Your child will have a blast with our kid-friendly software, hands-on activities and collaborative projects that foster camaraderie and a love for STEM!

College Prep

Does thinking about the college admissions process give your teen sweaty palms? Say goodbye to jitters and get ready to bring on college with confidence with Sylvan’s ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses.

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. Now is the time to achieve those college goals!

Real Success Begins with Sylvan

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 Castro Valley for the best in personal tutoring. Our team has a proven track record of producing real results!

In fact, our students see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than their peers. With knowledgeable and friendly tutors, personalized learning and over 35 years of experience, we can help your child grow and soar.

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Get on track to greater scores and confidence with Sylvan. Take advantage of our special offer and get started for only $95*. Just give us a call or complete our online form to learn more.