You child’s needs are unique, so you shouldn’t settle for a one-size-fits-all-approach to learning! The expert tutors at Sylvan Learning in Mattoon offer tailored learning experiences that help children succeed in school 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 cutting-edge courses in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to math skill practice and college and career prep, we motivate students to accomplish their goals — all while having plenty of fun in the process! With great results to show for it, Sylvan knows just what it takes to improve scores and boost confidence.

Our Mattoon programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families come to Sylvan because we’re known for delivering real results. In fact, when compared to non-Sylvan students, our students typically see up to two to three times greater improvement in their math and reading scores. How do we do this? Through a winning combination of personal teaching and interactive technology, we make sure learning is engaging, motivating and fun at all times.

At Sylvan, we get to know your child’s unique needs and learning style before creating a custom learning plan that’s at the right pace and skill level. This is how we help ensure your child stays engaged, motivated and inspired throughout the process.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From learning the basics to mastering advanced algebra, Sylvan has a program for every family 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.

When it comes to the new ways that math is taught in school these days, our teachers know all about that. (Yesss!) At Sylvan, our programs are specifically designed to help kids achieve real results in the classroom.

STEM Programs

No one in North America provides more STEM classes than Sylvan. 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. Our range of programs includes science, math, robotics, coding and engineering.

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

College Prep

With our college prep programs and ACT® and SAT® test prep courses, your teen can shake off those nerves and get ready to take on the college admissions process with confidence.

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 Great Results with Sylvan

If you’re thinking of hiring a tutor for your son or daughter, you want to be sure that what your child learns will make an impact in school. This is what makes Sylvan an excellent choice when it comes to personal tutoring in Mattoon, because our team is passionate about delivering real results for families — and we have the proven track record to show for it.

In fact, our students see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than their peers. With our talented tutors, custom learning plans and nearly 40 years of experience, we know just what it takes to help kids soar.

Start Today and Save!

Take the first step and get started today with a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment for just $95. It's an awesome way to not only pinpoint your child's strengths, but also start focusing on skill gaps that need to be addressed sooner rather than later. Call today or fill out our online form to request more information. Better scores and greater confidence start with Sylvan.