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


Tutoring may be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Sylvan, but our personal tutoring programs are just the start. Whether your child needs help mastering tricky math concepts or guidance with test, college and career prep, we can help him or her achieve greater success — all while having fun at every stage of the journey! Our results are proven, which means we know exactly how to raise scores and confidence.

Our San Francisco programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we know how to get results — and it shows. Students who learn with Sylvan generally see up to two to three times greater improvement in their math and reading scores than other students. 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 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 you can feel assured your child is progressing while staying engaged and motivated.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From learning the basics to mastering advanced algebra, Sylvan has a program for every family and budget. At Sylvan, interactive technology, collaborative activities, and fun games and puzzles all combine to make learning math a blast.

Our instructors know just how math is taught in school these days. (Hurrah!) 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 pleased to be the largest provider of STEM classes across North America. Our classes emphasize creativity, imagination 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 cutting-edge programs include robotics, coding, science, engineering and math.

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

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. Now is the time to achieve those college goals!

Real Success Begins with Sylvan

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. When you choose Sylvan for personal tutoring in San Francisco, you can rest assured you’re getting a full team of experts with a track record of achieving great results.

Students who come to Sylvan generally see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than other students. Our engaging, personalized learning experience, certified instructors and over 40 years of experience all add up to great success for kids in the classroom and in life.

Get Your Child on the Path to Success!

Get started with a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment. Call or fill out our online form to learn more about our method to pinpoint your child's strengths and skill gaps. Get to know how Sylvan delivers greater results and bigger smiles.