Every child’s needs are different, so learning should never be one-size-fits-all! At Sylvan Learning in Pleasanton, our experienced tutors can provide the custom learning experience your child needs to realize his or her potential in school and beyond.


We’re trusted for our proven tutoring programs, but that’s just the beginning of what we have to offer. From interactive courses in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to math skill programs and college and career prep, we inspire kids to achieve their full potential — all while having fun along the way! With results to show for it, we understand just what it takes to raise scores and confidence.

Our Pleasanton programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families turn to Sylvan because we get great results. Sylvan students typically see up to up two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than other kids. What’s our secret? Through a winning combination of personal teaching and interactive technology, we make sure learning is engaging, motivating and fun at all times.

At Sylvan, we want to ensure your child is learning in the way that’s best for him or her, which is why we take the time to understand your child’s needs, challenges and goals and tailor our learning plans accordingly. This is how we help ensure your child progresses while staying inspired and engaged every step of the way.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From addition and subtraction to algebra and trigonometry, we have the right program for your family’s needs 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 instructors know just how math is taught in school these days. (Yay!) You’ll know that what we’re doing at Sylvan is making a big difference in the classroom.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is pleased to be the largest provider of STEM classes across North America. Our classes nurture creativity, imagination and big-time fun!

Our Sylvan EDGE programs can equip your child with a solid foundation of vital 21st-century STEM skills that can contribute to success in the classroom and 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 ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses can help your teen say goodbye to jitters and bring on the college admissions process 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. Get ready to watch college dreams move within reach!

Our Programs Lead to Real Results

When deciding on a tutoring program for your child, you want to be certain that the program you choose will make a difference in the classroom. Families trust Sylvan for personal tutoring in Pleasanton because our programs deliver tangible 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. At Sylvan, we’ve been inspiring kids to be their best for nearly 40 years — and we have the certified instructors and personal learning experience your child needs to go further.

Start Now for Extra Savings!

Get started sooner: for a limited time, you can sign up for just $95. It's a great way to emphasize your child's strengths and identify any skill gaps that need some extra focus. Just give us a call or complete our online form to learn more. You'll love watching your son or daughter's scores and confidence improve!