Every child’s needs are different, so learning should never be one-size-fits-all! The talented tutors at Sylvan Learning in Downey can provide the personal learning experience your child needs to excel in the classroom and beyond.


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! We know just how to improve scores and confidence — and we have the results to show for it.

Our Downey programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we’re known for getting real results. Sylvan students generally achieve up to two to three times greater growth in their math and reading scores than their peers. How do we achieve this? 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. We’re dedicated to ensuring your child feels inspired, motivated and engaged each step of the way.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From learning the basics to mastering advanced algebra, Sylvan has a program for every family 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.

Our instructors know just how math is taught in school these days. (Hurrah!) You can feel good knowing that what we teach at Sylvan can lead to greater results in the classroom — and beyond.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is leading the way as the largest provider of STEM programs 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 innovative, fun-filled programs include coding, robotics, engineering, science and, of course, 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 advanced time management, problem solving and organization skills to learning how to write a great application essay, Sylvan is here to help your son or daughter prepare for the complexities of college and the working world. Reach those college goals with confidence!

Real Results Start 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 it comes to personal tutoring in Downey, Sylvan offers a full team of expert tutors and proven results, so you can choose us with confidence!

Did you know? Our students typically achieve up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. Our engaging, personalized learning experience, certified instructors and 40 years of experience all add up to great success for kids in the classroom and in life.

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For a limited time, you can get started with a Sylvan Insight™Assessment for just $95. It's the ideal way to identify any skill gaps your child may have and highlight strengths. Contact us now to learn more. Get on track to greater scores and confidence with Sylvan.