No two students are the same, so learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all either! The knowledgeable tutors at Sylvan Learning in Mattoon can give your child the personalized learning experience he or she needs to achieve success in the classroom and beyond.


At Sylvan, we’re known for personal tutoring — but that’s not all. 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. With proven results, we know just what it takes to boost scores and confidence.

Our Mattoon programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families choose Sylvan because we’re known for getting tangible results. Compared to non-Sylvan students, our students typically see up to two to three times greater results in their reading and math scores. How is this achieved? We fuse the very best in teaching and technology to deliver a learning experience that’s engaging and motivating, but never frustrating.

Our teachers will work with your son or daughter to make sure learning is happening in the way that works best for him or her — at the right pace, in the right style, with the right skills. You can rest assured your child stays inspired and engaged every step of the way.

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. We never want learning math to feel frustrating, which is why we use interactive technology and hands-on games and puzzles to keep kids engaged and having fun.

Our teachers are knowledgeable about the new ways that math is taught in school today. (Hooray!) You can feel confident that what your child learns at Sylvan can help make a huge difference in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is leading the way as the largest provider of STEM programs in North America. These interactive courses are designed to foster creativity and imagination while being big on fun!

Our Sylvan EDGE programs can equip your child with a solid foundation of vital 21st-century STEM skills that can contribute to success in the classroom and in high-demand careers. Our forward-thinking programs include everything from coding, robotics and engineering to science and 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

Our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses can help your teen say goodbye to jitters and bring on the college admissions process with confidence.

From learning how to tackle advanced research assignments to drafting an impressive application essay, Sylvan is here to help your teen get ready for college and beyond. Get ready to conquer those college goals!

Achieve Amazing Results with Sylvan

If you’re considering signing your son or daughter up for a tutoring program, you want to make sure the program you choose will translate to success in the classroom. When you choose Sylvan for personal tutoring in Mattoon, you can rest assured you’re getting a full team of experts with a track record of achieving great results.

Our students usually see up to two to three times more progress in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. Our engaging, personalized learning experience, certified instructors and nearly 40 years of experience all add up to great success for kids in the classroom and in life.

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Get started today and save with our limited-time $95 offer. It's a great way to emphasize your child's strengths and identify any skill gaps that need some extra focus. Just give us a call or complete our online form to learn more. Discover firsthand how Sylvan boosts scores and confidence!