Your son or daughter’s needs are unique, so learning shouldn’t be one-dimensional. The talented tutors at Sylvan Learning in Carterville can provide the personal learning experience your child needs to excel in the classroom and beyond.


You may think of Sylvan for tutoring, but our proven tutoring programs are just the beginning. From interactive courses in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to math skill programs and college and career prep, we inspire kids to achieve their full potential — all while having fun along the way! With impressive results to show for it, Sylvan knows how to effectively raise scores and bolster confidence.

Our Carterville programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we’re known for getting real results. Our students generally see a boost of up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. How is this done? Through a winning combination of personal teaching and interactive technology, we make sure learning is engaging, motivating and fun at all times.

Our friendly instructors will work closely with your child to understand his or he individual needs and tailor a learning plan that suits his or her skill level and pace. This is how we help ensure your child progresses while staying inspired and engaged every step of the way.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

Whether your child is just starting out with kindergarten math or you have a teen who needs extra help with algebra, Sylvan has the right program for your family’s needs 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.

Our teachers know just what goes into teaching math in school these days. (Hooray!) You can be confident that what we teach at Sylvan is designed to achieve bigger results in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

No one in North America provides more STEM classes than Sylvan. These interactive courses are designed to foster creativity and imagination while being big on fun!

Through Sylvan EDGE programs, your child can get to grips with crucial 21st-centuy STEM skills that can help pave the way for greater success in school and even in high-demand careers. Our programs are big on fun and innovation and include robotics, coding, engineering, science and math.

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

College Prep

Is your teen nervous about the college admissions process? Help him or her feel confident and prepared with our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses.

From learning how to craft an effective application essay to developing advanced study skills techniques, Sylvan can help your teen prepare for college and the future. Get ready to watch college dreams move within reach!

Get Proven Results with Sylvan

When you decide to enlist a tutor for your son or daughter, you want to know that what your child learns will have a positive effect in the classroom. When you choose Sylvan for personal tutoring in Carterville, you can rest assured you’re getting a full team of experts with a track record of achieving great 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. From our certified instructors to our custom learning plans — not to mention our nearly 40 years of experience — we inspire kids to be their best in everything they do.

Start Your Journey and Save!

For a limited time, you can get started with an Academic Checkup for just $95. Call or fill out our online form to learn more about our method to pinpoint your child's strengths and skill gaps. Get to know how Sylvan delivers greater results and bigger smiles.