Your child’s strengths and challenges are unique, so it only makes sense that learning should never be one-size-fits-all. The certified instructors at Sylvan Learning Centers in Carterville 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.


Tutoring might be the first thing that pops into your head when you think of Sylvan, but our proven tutoring programs are just the tip of the iceberg. From 21st-century STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programming to homework help and college prep, we’re here to motivate and inspire kids to reach 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 Carterville programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families choose Sylvan because we’re known for getting tangible results. Sylvan students typically see up to up two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than other kids. How? Through an effective combination of tailored teaching and hands-on technology, we deliver a learning experience that’s as unique as your child.

Our expert instructors are here to ensure your child is learning in the way that’s right for him or her, which is why we take the time to get to know his or her needs, challenges, skill level and pace. We want to make certain your child feels engaged and motivated at every stage of the learning process.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

Whether your child is starting with the basics or needs help mastering tricky algebra concepts, we have a variety of programs to suit all needs and budgets. Our expert math teachers use interactive technology and a variety of games, puzzles and brainteasers to leave frustration behind and make learning math a fun and exciting experience.

Our teachers are skilled in the new ways that math is taught in schools these days. (Hooray!) At Sylvan, our programs are specifically designed to help kids achieve real results in the classroom.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is pleased to be the largest provider of STEM classes across North America. These classes focus on fostering creativity and imagination — and boosting smiles!

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. These fun, creative programs cover areas including science, math, engineering, coding and robotics.

With our kid-friendly software and hands-on projects and activities, your child will develop a love for STEM in no time!

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 developing advanced time management, problem solving and organization skills to learning how to write a great application essay, Sylvan is here to help your son or daughter prepare for the complexities of college and the working world. Get ready to conquer those college goals!

Get Great 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. This is what makes Sylvan an excellent choice when it comes to personal tutoring in Carterville, because our team is passionate about delivering real results for families — and we have the proven track record to show for it.

Did you know? Our students typically achieve up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. With our certified tutors, personal learning and more than 35 years of experience, we inspire kids to be their best.

Start Learning and Save!

Get to know how Sylvan delivers greater results and bigger smiles. Get started sooner: for a limited time, you can sign up for just $95*. Contact us now for more info.