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


At Sylvan, we offer proven tutoring programs and much, much more. From cutting-edge courses in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to math skill practice and college and career prep, we motivate students to accomplish their goals — all while having plenty of fun in the process! 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 deliver amazing results. 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? We use the best in teaching and technology to make learning personal and engaging.

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. You can be assured your child will stay motivated and inspired at all stages of the learning journey.

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. At Sylvan, interactive technology, collaborative activities, and fun games and puzzles all combine to make learning math a blast.

Our instructors know all about the different ways math is taught in school these days. (Yesss!) At Sylvan, our programs are specifically designed to help kids achieve real results in the classroom.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is leading the way as the largest provider of STEM programs in North America. Creativity, innovation and fun all play a big part in these classes!

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.

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

Our effective college prep courses and ACT® and SAT® test prep programs can help your teen say goodbye to jitters and hello to greater confidence.

From writing an effective application essay to mastering advanced study skills, we can help your son or daughter successfully prepare for the challenges of college and future careers. The road to future success starts with Sylvan!

Great Results Begin 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.

Case in point: Sylvan students tend to achieve 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.

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Get to know how Sylvan delivers greater results and bigger smiles. Take the first step and get started today for just $95*. Just give us a call or complete our online form to learn more.