No two children are identical, which is the reason learning should never be one-size-fits-all. At Sylvan Learning Centers in El Cerrito, our experienced tutors can provide the custom learning experience your child needs to realize his or her potential in school 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. From 21st-century STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programming to homework help and college prep, we’re here to motivate and inspire kids to reach 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 El Cerrito programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we’re recognized for achieving amazing 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 fuse the very best in teaching and technology to deliver a learning experience that’s engaging and motivating, 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. You can feel good knowing your child will stay engaged and inspired each 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 instructors know all about the different ways math is taught in school 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 encourage kids to get creative while having plenty of fun!

Sylvan EDGE programs provide an important opportunity for children to learn 21st-century STEM skills that can help them achieve greater results in school and even in high-demand careers. These fun, creative programs cover areas including science, math, engineering, coding and robotics.

With our kid-friendly software and hands-on projects and activities, your child will develop a love for STEM in no time!

College Prep

Our college prep courses and ACT® and SAT® test prep programs are a great way for your teen to eliminate jitters and turn college goals into reality.

From learning how to balance bigger workloads to preparing an amazing application essay, Sylvan can equip your teen with the skills and knowledge he or she needs to prepare for college. Get started on the path to success!

Get Great Results with Sylvan

When deciding on a tutoring program for your child, you want to be certain that the program you choose will make a difference in the classroom. That’s what makes Sylvan a great choice when it comes to personal tutoring in El Cerrito, because our expert team of tutors has a proven track record of achieving great results.

On average, Sylvan students achieve up to two to three times more improvement in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. With our talented tutors, custom learning plans and over 35 years of experience, we know just what it takes to help kids soar.

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Get on track to greater scores and confidence with Sylvan. Take advantage of our special offer and get started for only $95*. Get in touch with us today to learn more.