Different students have different needs, which is why learning should never been one-dimensional. The talented tutors at Sylvan Learning in Locust can provide the personal learning experience your child needs to excel in the classroom and beyond.


We’re trusted for our proven tutoring programs, but that’s just the beginning of what we have to offer. From 21st-century STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programming to homework help and college prep, we’re here to motivate and inspire kids to reach their goals every step of the way. With great results to show for it, Sylvan knows just what it takes to improve scores and boost confidence.

Our Locust programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we’re recognized for achieving amazing 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. What’s our secret? We unite hands-on technology with personal learning to create an experience that’s engaging, inspiring and a whole lot of fun!

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. This is how we help ensure your child progresses while staying inspired and engaged every step of the way.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From learning the basics to mastering advanced algebra, Sylvan has a program for every family 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. (Yay!) You can feel confident that what your child learns at Sylvan can help make a huge difference in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is pleased to be the largest provider of STEM classes across North America. Creativity, innovation and fun all play a big part in these classes!

Our Sylvan EDGE programs are a fantastic way to equip your child with vital 21st-century STEM skills that can help further success in the classroom and even provide a solid foundation for a future career. These fun, creative programs cover areas including science, math, engineering, coding and robotics.

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

Our effective college prep courses and ACT® and SAT® test prep programs can help your teen say goodbye to jitters and hello to greater confidence.

From writing an effective application essay to mastering advanced study skills, we can help your son or daughter successfully prepare for the challenges of college and future careers. There’s no better time to tackle those college dreams!

Real Success Begins 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. 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!

Case in point: Sylvan students tend to achieve up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than their peers. With knowledgeable and friendly tutors, personalized learning and nearly 40 years of experience, we can help your child grow and soar.

Get Started with Sylvan and Save!

Get started sooner: for a limited time, you can sign up for a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment for just $95. It's a great way to pinpoint strengths and identify skill gaps, so contact us today to learn more. Get on track to greater scores and confidence with Sylvan.