Every child’s needs are different, so learning should never be one-size-fits-all! The knowledgeable tutors at Sylvan Learning Centers in Burien 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. 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 Burien programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we deliver amazing results. In fact, Sylvan students can generally expect to achieve up to two to three times greater growth in their reading and math scores than non-Sylvan students. How do we do it? We fuse the very best in teaching and technology to deliver a learning experience that’s engaging and motivating, 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 want to make certain your child feels engaged and motivated at every stage of the learning process.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From addition and subtraction to advanced algebra, we have the program that’s right for your family 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. (Hooray!) Everything we teach at Sylvan is designed to make a greater impact in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

No one in North America provides more STEM classes than Sylvan. Our classes are big on creativity, collaboration 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. Our innovative, fun-filled programs include coding, robotics, engineering, science and, of course, 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 developing advanced test prep and study skills techniques to learning how to craft an effective application essay, Sylvan can help your child feel prepared and well-equipped to face the challenges of college. Now is the time to achieve those college goals!

Get Proven Results 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. Families trust Sylvan for personal tutoring in Burien because our programs deliver tangible 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. With tailored learning, expert tutors and more than 35 years of experience, we inspire kids to realize their potential.

Get Started and Save!

Achieve better results and greater confidence with Sylvan! Take the first step and get started today for just $95*. Get in touch with us today to learn more.