No two students are the same, so learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all either! You can count on Sylvan Learning Centers in Castro Valley for the customized learning experience your child needs to achieve his or her best in school and beyond.


At Sylvan, we offer proven tutoring programs and much, much more. 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 Castro Valley programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families come to Sylvan because we’re known for delivering real results. Compared to non-Sylvan students, our students typically see up to two to three times greater results in their reading and math scores. What’s our recipe for success? We unite expert teaching with collaborative, interactive technology to create an engaging learning experience that’s fun, but never frustrating.

Our talented tutors will work with your child to ensure the learning process is at the right pace and skill level for him or her. You can be assured your child will stay motivated and inspired at all stages of the learning journey.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

Whether your child is just starting out with kindergarten math or you have a teen who could use some extra guidance with algebra, you can be sure we have the math programs that meet your family’s needs and budget. With us, learning math is always fun and never frustrating. Your child will have a great time using interactive technology and playing brain-boosting games.

When it comes to the new ways that math is taught in school these days, our teachers know all about that. (Thank goodness!) 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

No one in North America provides more STEM classes than Sylvan. These interactive courses are designed to foster creativity and imagination while being big on fun!

Through Sylvan EDGE programs, your child can get to grips with crucial 21st-centuy STEM skills that can help pave the way for greater success in school and even in high-demand careers. Big on fun and innovation, these programs include everything from math and science to coding, robotics and engineering.

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

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 write a standout application essay to acing exams, we can help your son or daughter effectively prepare for the ups and downs of college and the career market. Get started on the path to success!

Achieve Amazing Results with Sylvan

Let’s face it: if you’re going to hire a tutor, you want to know you’re making a difference in the classroom. When you choose Sylvan for personal tutoring in Castro Valley, you can rest assured you’re getting a full team of experts with a track record of achieving great results.

Sylvan students see up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading 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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