Different students have different needs, which is why learning should never been one-dimensional. You can count on Sylvan Learning Centers in El Cerrito for the customized learning experience your child needs to achieve his or her best in school and beyond.


At Sylvan, we offer proven tutoring programs and much, much more. Whether your child needs help mastering tricky math concepts or guidance with test, college and career prep, we can help him or her achieve greater success — all while having fun at every stage of the journey! We know just how to improve scores and confidence — and we have the results to show for it.

Our El Cerrito programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we know how to get results — and it shows. 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 combine personal learning with interactive technology to deliver an experience that’s engaging and focused on your child’s unique needs.

Our friendly instructors will work closely with your child to understand his or he individual needs and tailor a learning plan that suits his or her skill level and pace. You can rest assured your child stays inspired and engaged every step of the way.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

Whether your child is just starting out with kindergarten math or you have a teen who could use some extra guidance with algebra, you can be sure we have the math programs that meet your family’s needs and budget. Our expert math teachers use interactive technology and a variety of games, puzzles and brainteasers to leave frustration behind and make learning math a fun and exciting experience.

These days, math is taught a little differently than when you were in school; fortunately, our teachers are well-educated on that topic. (Yay!) Everything we teach at Sylvan is designed to make a greater impact in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

No one in North America provides more STEM classes than Sylvan. 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 range of programs includes science, math, robotics, coding and engineering.

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

Get rid of those jitters! Our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses are an excellent way for your teen to eliminate nerves and successfully prepare for college 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. There’s no better time to tackle those college dreams!

Get Proven Results with Sylvan

Before you sign your son or daughter up for tutoring, you want to make sure that the tutoring program you choose will lead to success in school. When it comes to personal tutoring in El Cerrito, Sylvan offers a full team of expert tutors and proven results, so you can choose us with confidence!

Students who come to Sylvan generally see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than other students. With tailored learning, expert tutors and more than 35 years of experience, we inspire kids to realize their potential.

Start Your Journey and Save!

Get to know how Sylvan delivers greater results and bigger smiles. Take the first step and get started today for just $95*. Call or fill out our online form to request more info.