Each student has different needs and challenges, which is why learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all. When you turn to Sylvan Learning in Castro Valley, you can expect our talented tutors to deliver the personal learning experience your child needs to go further in school and beyond.


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. We offer everything from ACT and SAT test prep and college readiness to math skill programs and innovate STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) courses, so kids are kept engaged and motivated to accomplish their goals every step of the way. With proven results, we know just what it takes to boost scores and confidence.

Our Castro Valley programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we know how to get results — and it shows. In fact, our students tend to see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than non-Sylvan students. How is this done? Through a winning combination of personal teaching and interactive technology, we make sure learning is engaging, motivating and fun at all times.

Our friendly instructors will work closely with your child to understand his or he individual needs and tailor a learning plan that suits his or her skill level and pace. You can be assured your child will stay motivated and inspired at all stages of the learning journey.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From learning the basics to mastering advanced algebra, Sylvan has a program for every family and budget. Through an effective combination of hands-on technology, collaborative activities and brain-boosting games, we make learning math a fun and engaging experience.

Our teachers know just what goes into teaching math in school these days. (Bravo!) At Sylvan, our programs are specifically designed to help kids achieve real results in the classroom.

STEM Programs

No one in North America provides more STEM classes than Sylvan. Creativity, innovation and fun all play a big part in these classes!

Sylvan EDGE programs provide an important opportunity for children to learn 21st-century STEM skills that can help them achieve greater results in school and even in high-demand careers. Our forward-thinking programs include everything from coding, robotics and engineering to science and math.

Through a combination of interactive software, hands-on activities and collaborative projects, we make it easy to foster 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 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 ready to conquer those college goals!

Sylvan Achieves Impressive Results

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 it comes to personal tutoring in Castro Valley, Sylvan has a proven track record of delivering results.

In fact, Sylvan students tend to see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than other students. With our certified tutors, personal learning and nearly 40 years of experience, we inspire kids to be their best.

Get Started and Save!

Take the first step and get started today for just $95. Get in touch with us today to learn more about our proven method to pinpoint your child's strengths and skill gaps. Discover firsthand how Sylvan boosts scores and confidence!