No two children are identical, which is the reason learning should never be one-size-fits-all. The talented tutors at Sylvan Learning Centers in Burien can provide the personal learning experience your child needs to excel in the classroom and beyond.


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

Our Burien programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we know how to get results — and it shows. Sylvan students typically see up to up two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than other kids. How? We unite expert teaching with collaborative, interactive technology to create an engaging learning experience that’s fun, but never frustrating.

Our teachers are here to make sure your child is learning at exactly the right pace, skill level and style that’s best for him or her. We’re dedicated to ensuring your child feels inspired, motivated and engaged each step of the way.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From fractions and decimals to algebra and trigonometry, our comprehensive range of math programs means we have something for every family’s needs and budget. We never want frustration to be part of the equation, which is why we combine engaging technology with hands-on games and exercises to keep learning math fun and exciting.

When it comes to the new ways that math is taught in school these days, our teachers know all about that. (Bravo!) You’ll know that what we’re doing at Sylvan is making a big difference in the classroom.

STEM Programs

No one in North America provides more STEM classes than Sylvan. You can expect these classes to be highly interactive and creative — and tons of fun, of course!

Our Sylvan EDGE programs are a fantastic way to equip your child with vital 21st-century STEM skills that can help further success in the classroom and even provide a solid foundation for a future career. These fun, creative programs cover areas including science, math, engineering, coding and robotics.

Your child will have an amazing time tinkering with our kid-friendly technology, collaborating with a partner and getting hands-on with projects!

College Prep

With our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses, your teen can say goodbye to butterflies and make college dreams a reality.

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. Now is the time to achieve those college goals!

Sylvan Achieves Impressive Results

Let’s face it: if you’re going to hire a tutor, you want to know you’re making a difference in the classroom. When you choose Sylvan for personal tutoring in Burien, you can rest assured you’re getting a full team of experts with a track record of achieving great results.

Sylvan students see up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than their peers. From our expert tutors and personalized learning plans to our 35+ years of experience, we know exactly what it takes for students to succeed.

Get Started with Sylvan and Save!

Better scores and greater confidence start with Sylvan. For a limited time, you can get your child started with an Academic Checkup for only $95*. Simply contact us today for more info.