Your son or daughter isn’t one-dimensional, so learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all either! The knowledgeable tutors at Sylvan Learning in Locust can give your child the personalized learning experience he or she needs to achieve success in the classroom and beyond.


Tutoring may be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Sylvan, but our personal tutoring programs are just the start. We offer everything from ACT and SAT test prep and college readiness to math skill programs and innovate STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) courses, so kids are kept engaged and motivated to accomplish 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 Locust programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we deliver amazing results. Our students generally see a boost of up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. How do we achieve this? Through a winning combination of personal teaching and interactive technology, we make sure learning is engaging, motivating and fun at all times.

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. You can feel good knowing your child will stay engaged and inspired each step of the way.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From kindergarten math to help with advanced algebra, we have the right math program for your 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.

Our instructors know just how math is taught in school these days. (Thank goodness!) You can feel good knowing that what we teach at Sylvan can lead to greater results in the classroom — and beyond.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is proud to be the biggest provider of STEM programs in North America. You can expect these classes to be highly interactive and creative — and tons of fun, of course!

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 cutting-edge programs include robotics, coding, science, engineering and math.

We make learning STEM skills fun and interactive through kid-friendly software and collaborative projects and games.

College Prep

Our college prep courses and ACT® and SAT® test prep programs are a great way for your teen to eliminate jitters and turn college goals into reality.

From learning how to write a standout application essay to acing exams, we can help your son or daughter effectively prepare for the ups and downs of college and the career market. The road to future success starts with Sylvan!

Sylvan Achieves Impressive Results

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. You can count on the entire Sylvan team in Locust for the best in personal tutoring. Our team has a proven track record of producing real results!

On average, Sylvan students achieve up to two to three times more improvement in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. From our expert tutors and personalized learning plans to our nearly 40 years of experience, we know exactly what it takes for students to succeed.

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Get started sooner: for a limited time, you can sign up for just $95. Contact us now to learn how we can pinpoint your child's strengths and identify skill gaps that need a little extra attention. Get on track to greater scores and confidence with Sylvan.