No two children are identical, which is the reason learning should never be one-size-fits-all. The certified instructors at Sylvan Learning in Salinas 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.


We’re trusted for our proven tutoring programs, but that’s just the beginning of what we have to offer. 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. We know just how to improve scores and confidence — and we have the results to show for it.

Our Salinas programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families come to Sylvan because we’re known for delivering real results. Our students generally see a boost of up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. How do we get there? We unite hands-on technology with personal learning to create an experience that’s engaging, inspiring and a whole lot of fun!

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. You can feel good knowing your child will stay engaged and inspired each step of the way.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From kindergarten math to help with advanced algebra, we have the right math program for your family and budget. At Sylvan, interactive technology, collaborative activities, and fun games and puzzles all combine to make learning math a blast.

When it comes to the new ways that math is taught in school these days, our teachers know all about that. (Yay!) You can be confident that what we teach at Sylvan is designed to achieve bigger results in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

As the biggest provider of STEM classes in North America, Sylvan is leading the way to success. Creativity, innovation and fun all play a big part in these classes!

Sylvan EDGE programs are the perfect way to get your child familiar with essential 21st-century STEM skills that can help equip him or her for success n the classroom and beyond. Our programs are big on fun and innovation and include robotics, coding, engineering, science and math.

With our kid-friendly software and hands-on projects and activities, your child will develop a love for STEM in no time!

College Prep

Get rid of those jitters! Our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses are an excellent way for your teen to eliminate nerves and successfully prepare for college 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!

Real Results Start with Sylvan

When deciding on the right tutoring program for your child, you want to be sure the program will have a positive impact in school. This is what makes Sylvan an excellent choice when it comes to personal tutoring in Salinas, because our team is passionate about delivering real results for families — and we have the proven track record to show for it.

Students who come to Sylvan generally 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.

Get Started with Sylvan and Save!

Better scores and greater confidence start with Sylvan. For a limited time, you can get your child started for only $95*. Call today or fill out our online form to request more information.