Best Tutoring Services in the Bay Area

These Tutoring or Education Support Programs were voted the Bay Area’s 2017 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers. Read the full list of winners here.

East Bay

Gold: Sarah’s Science. Provides kids ages 5 to 15 with after-school classes, workshops and camps. Multiple locations in Oakland and Berkeley. 510-581-3739.

Silver: The Growing Room. 2849 Calais Drive, San Ramon. 925-833-9166.

Bronze: Kumon Learning Centers. Multiple locations.1-800-222-6284.


Gold: Workshop Education. Held on school campuses, these after-school classes offer flexible scheduling and develop kids’ executive functioning, writing skills and innovation in a fun, engaging way. Multiple locations. 650-533-5727.

Silver: A Love of Learning. 1313 Laurel St., San Carlos. 650-888-0519.

Bronze: Kumon. Multiple locations.

Silicon Valley

Gold: Silver Creek Academy. Offers award-winning academic courses and small-group instruction in math, reading, writing, SAT preparation and more. 5619 Silver Creek Valley Road, San Jose. 408-839-5905.

Silver: Kumon. Multiple locations.

Bronze: Learning Plus Tutoring. 1952 Camden, #206, San Jose. 408-377-4114.

San Francisco/Marin


Gold: The Literacy and Language Center. Provides customized instruction with flexible scheduling in reading, writing, critical thinking and listening comprehension. 1312 18th Ave., San Francisco. 415-242-1205.

Silver: Camp Edmo. Offers enrichment programs for children focusing on science, technology, reading, engineering, arts and math. Multiple locations. 877-993-6673.

Bronze (tie): Kumon. Multiple locations.

Bronze (tie): Sylvan Learning Center. 379 W. Portal Ave., San Francisco. 415-681-7323.

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