Each student has different needs and challenges, which is why learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all. The certified instructors at Sylvan Learning in Locust are here to provide the personalized learning experience that’s right for your child, so he or she can accomplish his or her goals in the classroom 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 math skill programs and college and career prep to hands-on courses in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), we provide all the tools and resources kids needs to achieve success — and have plenty of fun in the process! We know how to get amazing results, and that includes boosting scores and confidence.

Our Locust programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we understand how to get great 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 do we do this? We unite expert teaching with collaborative, interactive technology to create an engaging learning experience that’s fun, 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. We want to make certain your child feels engaged and motivated at every stage of the learning process.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

Whether your child is just starting out with kindergarten math or you have a teen who needs extra help with algebra, Sylvan has the right program for your 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.

When it comes to the new ways that math is taught in school these days, our teachers know all about that. (Whew!) You can feel good knowing that what we teach at Sylvan can lead to greater results in the classroom — and beyond.

STEM Programs

No one in North America provides more STEM classes than Sylvan. Our classes emphasize creativity, imagination and fun!

Sylvan EDGE programs introduce your child to important 21st-century STEM skills for success in school and 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

Get rid of those jitters! Our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses are an excellent way for your teen to eliminate nerves and successfully prepare for college with confidence.

From developing advanced time management, problem solving and organization skills to learning how to write a great application essay, Sylvan is here to help your son or daughter prepare for the complexities of college and the working world. Get started on the path to success!

Real Results Start 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. Fortunately, when you turn to Sylvan for personal tutoring in Locust, you don’t just get a tutor, you get a team with a proven track record of achieving results.

In fact, our students see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than their peers. Our engaging, personalized learning experience, certified instructors and over 35 years of experience all add up to great success for kids in the classroom and in life.

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Boost scores and confidence with Sylvan! For a limited time, you can get started for just $95*. Call or fill out our online form to request more info.