No two students are the same, so learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all either! Look no further than Sylvan Learning in Walnut Creek for the tailored learning experience your child needs to take his or her success to the next level.


At Sylvan, we offer proven tutoring programs and much, much more. 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! We know how to get amazing results, and that includes boosting scores and confidence.

Our Walnut Creek programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we deliver amazing results. Sylvan students generally achieve up to two to three times greater growth in their math and reading scores than their peers. What’s our secret? Through an effective combination of tailored teaching and hands-on technology, we deliver a learning experience that’s as unique as your child.

Our teachers will work with your son or daughter to make sure learning is happening in the way that works best for him or her — at the right pace, in the right style, with the right skills. This is how we help ensure your child stays engaged, motivated and inspired throughout the process.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From kindergarten math to help with advanced algebra, we have the right math program for your family 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.

These days, math is taught a little differently than when you were in school; fortunately, our teachers are well-educated on that topic. (Yesss!) 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 proud to be the biggest provider of STEM programs in North America. Our classes emphasize creativity, imagination and fun!

Sylvan EDGE programs provide an important opportunity for children to learn 21st-century STEM skills that can help them achieve greater results in school and even in high-demand careers. These fun and innovative programs include topics from math and science to robotics, coding and engineering.

Your child will have plenty of fun learning how to use our kid-friendly software and partnering with peers on cool projects — it’s the perfect way to develop a love for STEM!

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 college prep writing to test prep and advanced study skills, you can count on Sylvan for the comprehensive programs your son or daughter needs to feel prepared for the challenges of college and the job market. Get ready to watch your child’s confidence soar!

Sylvan Achieves Impressive Results

When deciding on the right tutoring program for your child, you want to be sure the program will have a positive impact in school. When it comes to personal tutoring in Walnut Creek, Sylvan offers a full team of expert tutors and proven results, so you can choose us with confidence!

Did you know? Our students typically achieve up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. With our certified tutors, personal learning and nearly 40 years of experience, we inspire kids to be their best.

Start Learning and Save!

For a limited time, you can get your child started for only $95. Call or fill out our online form to learn more about our method to pinpoint your child's strengths and skill gaps. Better scores and greater confidence start with Sylvan.