No two students are the same, so learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all either! The expert tutors at Sylvan Learning in Mattoon offer tailored learning experiences that help children succeed in school and beyond.


Families trust us for our proven tutoring programs and so much more. 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 results to show for it, we understand just what it takes to raise scores and confidence.

Our Mattoon 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 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.

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. We work hard to ensure your child stays engaged, motivated and inspired each and every step of the way.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From fractions and decimals to algebra and trigonometry, our comprehensive range of math programs means we have something for every family’s needs and budget. 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. (Yesss!) At Sylvan, our programs are specifically designed to help kids achieve real results in the classroom.

STEM Programs

At Sylvan, we take pride in being the largest branded provider of STEM programs in North America. Our classes encourage kids to get creative while having plenty of fun!

Sylvan EDGE programs are a great way to get your child familiar with vital 21st-century STEM skills that can lead to greater success in the classroom and even in future careers. Our cool programs include science, engineering, coding, robotics and math.

Your child will have an amazing time tinkering with our kid-friendly technology, collaborating with a partner and getting hands-on with projects!

College Prep

With our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses, your teen can say goodbye to butterflies and make college dreams a reality.

From developing advanced test prep and study skills techniques to learning how to craft an effective application essay, Sylvan can help your child feel prepared and well-equipped to face the challenges of college. The path to a successful future starts here!

Our Programs Lead to Real Results

Let’s face the facts: if you sign your child up for a tutoring program, you want to be sure that program will make an impact in the classroom. That’s what makes Sylvan a great choice when it comes to personal tutoring in Mattoon, because our expert team of tutors has a proven 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. With tailored learning, expert tutors and more than 35 years of experience, we inspire kids to realize their potential.

Get Started with Sylvan and Save!

You’ll love watching your son or daughter’s scores and confidence improve! For a limited time, you can get started for just $95*. Contact us today to learn more.