Your son or daughter’s needs are unique, so learning shouldn’t be one-dimensional. Look no further than Sylvan Learning in Downey for the tailored learning experience your child needs to take his or her success to the next level.


At Sylvan, we go above and beyond personal tutoring. Whether your child needs help mastering tricky math concepts or guidance with test, college and career prep, we can help him or her achieve greater success — all while having fun at every stage of the journey! We know how to get amazing results, and that includes boosting scores and confidence.

Our Downey programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families trust Sylvan because we deliver impressive results. Sylvan students typically see up to up two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than other kids. How do we do this? We combine the very best in teaching and technology to ensure learning is personal, motivating and fun!

At Sylvan, we take the time to get to know your son or daughter’s unique needs and adapt the learning process to meet his or her pace and skills. This is how we help ensure your child progresses while staying inspired and engaged every step of the way.

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. At Sylvan, interactive technology, collaborative activities, and fun games and puzzles all combine to make learning math a blast.

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

Sylvan leads the way as the largest provider of STEM programs in North America. Our classes emphasize creativity, imagination and fun!

Sylvan EDGE programs provide an excellent introduction to important 21st-century STEM skills that can help set your child on the path to success in school and even in a future career. Our cool programs include science, engineering, coding, robotics and math.

Kids dive deep into STEM topics and develop their teamwork skills at the same time as they get hands-on with interactive software and collaborative activities.

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 developing better time management and organization skills to writing an impressive application essay, Sylvan has the comprehensive programs your teen needs to successfully prepare for college and beyond. The road to future success starts with Sylvan!

Sylvan Has a Proven Track Record of Success

If you’re considering signing your son or daughter up for a tutoring program, you want to make sure the program you choose will translate to success in the classroom. When it comes to personal tutoring in Downey, Sylvan has a proven track record of delivering results.

Case in point: Sylvan students tend to achieve up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than their peers. 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 Our Limited-Time Offer!

Take the first step and get started today with a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment 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. Achieve better results and greater confidence with Sylvan!