Your son or daughter isn’t one-dimensional, so learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all either! The certified instructors at Sylvan Learning in Walnut Creek 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.


At Sylvan, our proven tutoring programs are only the beginning. From cutting-edge courses in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to math skill practice and college and career prep, we motivate students to accomplish their goals — all while having plenty of fun in the process! With great results to show for it, Sylvan knows just what it takes to improve scores and boost confidence.

Our Walnut Creek programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families trust Sylvan because we deliver impressive results. In fact, our students usually see up to two to three times more improvement in their math and reading scores than their peers. How do we achieve this? We combine the very best in teaching and technology to ensure learning is personal, motivating and fun!

Our talented tutors will work with your child to ensure the learning process is at the right pace and skill level for him or her. You can be assured your child will stay motivated and inspired at all stages of the learning journey.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From kindergarten math to help with advanced algebra, we have the right math program for your family and budget. We never want learning math to feel frustrating, which is why we use interactive technology and hands-on games and puzzles to keep kids engaged and having fun.

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

STEM Programs

Sylvan leads the way as the largest provider of STEM programs in North America. Creativity, innovation and fun all play a big part in these classes!

Sylvan EDGE programs help equip students with critical 21st-century STEM skills that they can put to use in school and even in future careers. These fun and innovative programs include topics from math and science to robotics, coding and engineering.

Our easy-to-use software, interactive activities and team projects all help cultivate a comfortable, collaborative atmosphere where learning STEM is fun!

College Prep

Does thinking about the college admissions process give your teen sweaty palms? Say goodbye to jitters and get ready to bring on college with confidence with Sylvan’s ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses.

From writing an effective application essay to mastering advanced study skills, we can help your son or daughter successfully prepare for the challenges of college and future careers. Get ready to watch your child’s confidence soar!

Real Results Start with Sylvan

Before you sign your son or daughter up for tutoring, you want to make sure that the tutoring program you choose will lead to success in school. When you choose Sylvan for personal tutoring in Walnut Creek, you can rest assured you’re getting a full team of experts with a track record of achieving great results.

Our students usually see up to two to three times more progress in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. With our certified tutors, personal learning and 40 years of experience, we inspire kids to be their best.

Start Now for Extra Savings!

For a limited time, you can get your child started with a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment for only $95. Contact us now to learn how we can pinpoint your child's strengths and identify skill gaps that need a little extra attention. Find out how Sylvan can help your child's scores and confidence soar!