Your child’s strengths and challenges are unique, so it only makes sense that learning should never be one-size-fits-all. At Sylvan Learning in Downey, our knowledgeable and friendly tutors can deliver the personal learning experience your child needs to achieve his or her goals in the classroom 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. We know how to get amazing results, and that includes boosting scores and confidence.

Our Downey programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we’re recognized for achieving amazing results. 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 do we get there? We fuse the very best in teaching and technology to deliver a learning experience that’s engaging and motivating, but never frustrating.

Our teachers are here to make sure your child is learning at exactly the right pace, skill level and style that’s best for him or her. This is how we help ensure your child progresses while staying inspired and engaged every step of the way.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From learning the fundamentals of math to advanced algebra help, our complete range of math programs means there’s one for every 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 are knowledgeable about the new ways that math is taught in school today. (Thank goodness!) At Sylvan, our programs are specifically designed to help kids achieve real results in the classroom.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is the biggest provider of STEM classes in North America. Our classes nurture creativity, imagination and big-time 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 innovative, fun-filled programs include coding, robotics, engineering, science and, of course, math.

Our easy-to-use software, interactive activities and team projects all help cultivate a comfortable, collaborative atmosphere where learning STEM is fun!

College Prep

Is your teen nervous about the college admissions process? Help him or her feel confident and prepared with our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses.

From writing an effective application essay to mastering advanced study skills, we can help your son or daughter successfully prepare for the challenges of college and future careers. There’s no better time to tackle those college dreams!

Our Programs Lead to Real Results

Let’s face the facts: if you sign your child up for a tutoring program, you want to be sure that program will make an impact 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!

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

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