Your child’s strengths and challenges are unique, so it only makes sense that learning should never be one-size-fits-all. The expert tutors at Sylvan Learning Centers in Downey offer tailored learning experiences that help children succeed in school and beyond.


At Sylvan, we’re known for personal tutoring — but that’s not all. 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 great results to show for it, Sylvan knows just what it takes to improve scores and boost confidence.

Our Downey programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we understand how to get great 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? We unite hands-on technology with personal learning to create an experience that’s engaging, inspiring and a whole lot of fun!

Our teachers will work with your son or daughter to make sure learning is happening in the way that works best for him or her — at the right pace, in the right style, with the right skills. This is how we help ensure your child stays engaged, motivated and inspired throughout the process.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From addition and subtraction to algebra and trigonometry, we have the right program for your family’s needs 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. (Yay!) You’ll know that what we’re doing at Sylvan is making a big difference in the classroom.

STEM Programs

When it comes to STEM classes in North America, Sylvan is the largest provider. You can expect these classes to be highly interactive and creative — and tons of fun, of course!

Our Sylvan EDGE programs are a fantastic way to equip your child with vital 21st-century STEM skills that can help further success in the classroom and even provide a solid foundation for a future career. Our cutting-edge programs include robotics, coding, science, engineering 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

With our college prep programs and ACT® and SAT® test prep courses, your teen can shake off those nerves and get ready to take on the college admissions process with confidence.

From learning how to craft an effective application essay to developing advanced study skills techniques, Sylvan can help your teen prepare for college and the future. Reach those college goals with confidence!

Great Results Begin with Sylvan

When considering tutoring options for your child, you want to be certain that the tutoring program you go with will translate to greater success in school. This is what makes Sylvan an excellent choice when it comes to personal tutoring in Downey, because our team is passionate about delivering real results for families — and we have the proven track record to show for it.

In fact, Sylvan students tend to see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than other students. From our expert tutors and personalized learning plans to our 35+ years of experience, we know exactly what it takes for students to succeed.

Get Started and Save!

Better scores and greater confidence start with Sylvan. For a limited time, you can enjoy extra savings when you take advantage of our $95* offer. Call or fill out our online form to request more info.