Each student has different needs and challenges, which is why learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all. The certified instructors at Sylvan Learning Centers in La Mesa are here to provide the personalized learning experience that’s right for your child, so he or she can accomplish his or her goals in the classroom 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 math skill programs and college and career prep to hands-on courses in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), we provide all the tools and resources kids needs to achieve success — and have plenty of fun in the process! With impressive results to show for it, Sylvan knows how to effectively raise scores and bolster confidence.

Our La Mesa programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families trust Sylvan because we deliver impressive results. In fact, Sylvan students can generally expect to achieve up to two to three times greater growth in their reading and math scores than non-Sylvan students. How do we do this? We combine personal learning with interactive technology to deliver an experience that’s engaging and focused on your child’s unique needs.

Our teachers are here to make sure your child is learning at exactly the right pace, skill level and style that’s best for him or her. 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. Through an effective combination of hands-on technology, collaborative activities and brain-boosting games, we make learning math a fun and engaging experience.

Our instructors know just how math is taught in school these days. (Hooray!) You can feel good knowing that what we teach at Sylvan can lead to greater results in the classroom — and beyond.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is leading the way as the largest provider of STEM programs in North America. Our classes are big on creativity, collaboration and fun!

Through Sylvan EDGE programs, your child can get to grips with crucial 21st-centuy STEM skills that can help pave the way for greater success in school and even in high-demand careers. Our programs are big on fun and innovation and include robotics, coding, engineering, science and math.

We make learning STEM skills fun and interactive through kid-friendly software and collaborative projects and games.

College Prep

Is your teen nervous about the college admissions process? Help him or her feel confident and prepared with our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses.

From learning how to write a standout application essay to acing exams, we can help your son or daughter effectively prepare for the ups and downs of college and the career market. The road to future success starts with Sylvan!

Sylvan Has a Proven Track Record of Success

Let’s face the facts: if you sign your child up for a tutoring program, you want to be sure that program will make an impact in the classroom. Fortunately, when you turn to Sylvan for personal tutoring in La Mesa, you don’t just get a tutor, you get a team with a proven track record of achieving results.

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 certified tutors, personal learning and more than 35 years of experience, we inspire kids to be their best.

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