Your son or daughter isn’t one-dimensional, so learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all either! The knowledgeable tutors at Sylvan Learning Centers in Pleasanton can give your child the personalized learning experience he or she needs to achieve success in the classroom and beyond.


Families trust us for our proven tutoring programs and so much more. 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! We deliver real results, which means we know just what to do to raise scores and confidence.

Our Pleasanton programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we understand how to get great results. In fact, our students tend to see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than non-Sylvan students. How do we do it? We unite expert teaching with collaborative, interactive technology to create an engaging learning experience that’s fun, but never frustrating.

At Sylvan, we take the time to get to know your son or daughter’s unique needs and adapt the learning process to meet his or her pace and skills. We want to make certain your child feels engaged and motivated at every stage of the learning process.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From learning the basics to mastering advanced algebra, Sylvan has a program for every family and budget. We use engaging technology, interactive exercises and brain-boosting activities to make learning math fun and challenging, but never frustrating.

Our teachers are knowledgeable about the new ways that math is taught in school today. (Hooray!) You can be confident that what we teach at Sylvan is designed to achieve bigger results in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

No one in North America provides more STEM classes than Sylvan. Our classes are highly creative, highly interactive and highly fun!

Sylvan EDGE programs are a great way to get your child familiar with vital 21st-century STEM skills that can lead to greater success in the classroom and even in future careers. Our cool programs include science, engineering, coding, robotics and 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

With our college prep programs and ACT® and SAT® test prep courses, your teen can shake off those nerves and get ready to take on the college admissions process with confidence.

From developing advanced time management, problem solving and organization skills to learning how to write a great application essay, Sylvan is here to help your son or daughter prepare for the complexities of college and the working world. 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. When it comes to personal tutoring in Pleasanton, Sylvan offers a full team of expert tutors and proven results, so you can choose us with confidence!

On average, Sylvan students achieve up to two to three times more improvement in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. With tailored learning, expert tutors and more than 35 years of experience, we inspire kids to realize their potential.

Get Started with Our Limited-Time Offer!

Find out how Sylvan can help your child’s scores and confidence soar! Take the first step and get started today with an Academic Checkup for just $95*. Get in touch with us today to learn more.