Your son or daughter isn’t one-dimensional, so learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all either! The talented tutors at Sylvan Learning Centers in Downey can provide the personal learning experience your child needs to excel in the classroom and beyond.


At Sylvan, we go above and beyond personal tutoring. 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 deliver real results, which means we know just what to do to raise scores and confidence.

Our Downey programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we understand how to get great results. Sylvan students generally achieve up to two to three times greater growth in their math and reading scores than their peers. How is this achieved? We bring teaching and technology together to develop an engaging, personalized learning experience that’s big on fun.

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 stays engaged, motivated and inspired throughout the process.

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 frustration to be part of the equation, which is why we combine engaging technology with hands-on games and exercises to keep learning math fun and exciting.

Our instructors know just how math is taught in school these days. (Thank goodness!) That means what we teach at Sylvan can help make a major difference in the classroom.

STEM Programs

As the biggest provider of STEM classes in North America, Sylvan is leading the way to success. You can expect these classes to be highly interactive and creative — and tons of fun, of course!

Our Sylvan EDGE programs can equip your child with a solid foundation of vital 21st-century STEM skills that can contribute to success in the classroom and in high-demand careers. Our cool programs include science, engineering, coding, robotics and math.

Your child will have an amazing time tinkering with our kid-friendly technology, collaborating with a partner and getting hands-on with projects!

College Prep

With our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses, your teen can say goodbye to butterflies and make college dreams a reality.

From learning how to tackle advanced research assignments to drafting an impressive application essay, Sylvan is here to help your teen get ready for college and beyond. Get ready to watch your child’s confidence soar!

Get Proven Results with Sylvan

When you decide to enlist a tutor for your son or daughter, you want to know that what your child learns will have a positive effect in the classroom. That’s what makes Sylvan a great choice when it comes to personal tutoring in Downey, because our expert team of tutors has a proven track record of achieving great results.

Sylvan students see up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than their peers. From our certified instructors to our custom learning plans — not to mention our 35+ years of experience — we inspire kids to be their best in everything they do.

Start Now for Extra Savings!

Discover firsthand how Sylvan boosts scores and confidence! For a limited time, you can get your child started with an Academic Checkup for only $95*. Call or fill out our online form to request more info.