Your son or daughter isn’t one-dimensional, so learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all either! You can count on Sylvan Learning in El Cerrito for the customized learning experience your child needs to achieve his or her best in school and beyond.


We’re trusted for our proven tutoring programs, but that’s just the beginning of what we have to offer. With programming ranging from math skill practice and college prep to leading-edge STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) courses, we help ensure kids are achieving success and having fun at the same time! With results to show for it, we understand just what it takes to raise scores and confidence.

Our El Cerrito programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we know how to get results — and it shows. In fact, when compared to non-Sylvan students, our students typically see up to two to three times greater improvement in their math and reading scores. How do we get there? We combine the very best in teaching and technology to ensure learning is personal, motivating and fun!

Our expert instructors are here to ensure your child is learning in the way that’s right for him or her, which is why we take the time to get to know his or her needs, challenges, skill level and pace. This is how you can feel assured your child is progressing while staying engaged and motivated.

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. With us, learning math is always fun and never frustrating. Your child will have a great time using interactive technology and playing brain-boosting games.

Our teachers are skilled in the new ways that math is taught in schools these days. (Hurrah!) That’s how you can be sure what we teach at Sylvan is going to make a big impact in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is the biggest provider of STEM classes 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. Big on fun and innovation, these programs include everything from math and science to coding, robotics and engineering.

Your child will have plenty of fun learning how to use our kid-friendly software and partnering with peers on cool projects — it’s the perfect way to develop a love for STEM!

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 developing advanced test prep and study skills techniques to learning how to craft an effective application essay, Sylvan can help your child feel prepared and well-equipped to face the challenges of college. The path to a successful future starts here!

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. Families trust Sylvan for personal tutoring in El Cerrito because our programs deliver tangible results.

On average, Sylvan students achieve up to two to three times more improvement in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. From our certified instructors to our custom learning plans — not to mention our nearly 40 years of experience — we inspire kids to be their best in everything they do.

Get Started with Sylvan and Save!

Take advantage of our special offer and get started with a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment for only $95. It's an awesome way to not only pinpoint your child's strengths, but also start focusing on skill gaps that need to be addressed sooner rather than later. Call today or fill out our online form to request more information. You'll soon see how Sylvan delivers greater results and bigger smiles.