No two students are the same, so learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all either! At Sylvan Learning Centers in La Mesa, our knowledgeable and friendly tutors can deliver the personal learning experience your child needs to achieve his or her goals in the classroom and beyond.


At Sylvan, our proven tutoring programs are only the beginning. 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. Our results are proven, which means we know exactly how to raise scores and confidence.

Our La Mesa programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families come to Sylvan because we’re known for delivering real results. Compared to non-Sylvan students, our students typically see up to two to three times greater results in their reading and math scores. How is this done? We fuse the very best in teaching and technology to deliver a learning experience that’s engaging and motivating, but never frustrating.

At Sylvan, we get to know your child’s unique needs and learning style before creating a custom learning plan that’s at the right pace and skill level. This is how you can feel assured your child is progressing while staying engaged and motivated.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From addition and subtraction to advanced algebra, we have the program that’s right for your family and budget. Through interactive technology, hands-on exercises and fun puzzles, we leave frustration behind and make learning math a fun and exciting experience.

Our teachers are knowledgeable about the new ways that math is taught in school today. (Yesss!) That means what we teach at Sylvan can help make a major difference in the classroom.

STEM Programs

No one in North America provides more STEM classes than Sylvan. Creativity, innovation and fun all play a big part in these classes!

Sylvan EDGE programs provide an excellent introduction to important 21st-century STEM skills that can help set your child on the path to success in school and even in a future career. Our innovative, fun-filled programs include coding, robotics, engineering, science and, of course, math.

Our easy-to-use software, interactive activities and team projects all help cultivate a comfortable, collaborative atmosphere where learning STEM is fun!

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 college prep writing to test prep and advanced study skills, you can count on Sylvan for the comprehensive programs your son or daughter needs to feel prepared for the challenges of college and the job market. Get started on the path to success!

Real Success Begins with Sylvan

Let’s face it: if you’re going to hire a tutor, you want to know you’re making a difference in the classroom. Fortunately, Sylvan offers personal tutoring program in La Mesa that comes backed by proven results. Our team of tutors is here to ensure your child’s success!

In fact, Sylvan students tend to see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than other 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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