Every child’s needs are different, so learning should never be one-size-fits-all! You can count on Sylvan Learning in Mattoon for the customized learning experience your child needs to achieve his or her best in school and beyond.


At Sylvan, our proven tutoring programs are only the beginning. 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! We deliver real results, which means we know just what to do to raise scores and confidence.

Our Mattoon programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families turn to Sylvan because we get great results. In fact, our students tend to see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than non-Sylvan students. 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. This is how we help ensure your child progresses while staying inspired and engaged 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. 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 instructors know all about the different ways math is taught in school these days. (Thank goodness!) Everything we teach at Sylvan is designed to make a greater impact in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is pleased to be the largest provider of STEM classes across North America. Our classes nurture creativity, imagination and big-time fun!

Sylvan EDGE programs introduce your child to important 21st-century STEM skills for success in school and in high-demand careers. Our forward-thinking programs include everything from coding, robotics and engineering to science 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

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 better time management and organization skills to writing an impressive application essay, Sylvan has the comprehensive programs your teen needs to successfully prepare for college and beyond. Get started on the path to success!

Sylvan Has a Proven Track Record of Success

When considering tutoring options for your child, you want to be certain that the tutoring program you go with will translate to greater success in school. When it comes to personal tutoring in Mattoon, Sylvan offers a full team of expert tutors and proven results, so you can choose us with confidence!

Students who come to Sylvan generally see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than other 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.

Start Your Journey and Save!

Take advantage of our limited-time offer and get started with an Academic Checkup for just $95. It's the ideal way to identify any skill gaps your child may have and highlight strengths. Contact us now to learn more. You'll soon see how Sylvan delivers greater results and bigger smiles.