With an expert reading tutor in Dartmouth on your side, your child’s reading abilities will grow, leading to better results and more confidence in the classroom and beyond. Our talented tutors are here to provide the personalized learning your child needs to succeed, no matter if he or she is falling behind, needs extra practice or wants to get ahead.

Tailored Learning for Great Results

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to reading tutoring, which is why Sylvan will match your child with the approach that meets his or her specific needs. After assessing your child’s current level, we will recommend the right option to achieve real results.

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

If your child is falling behind with his or her reading scores and needs extra support to get his or her skills up to grade level, this program is right for you. The many benefits of Personalized Tutoring from Sylvan include:

  • Real progress at homework time and at school. We guarantee it!
  • The right support for your child's needs. We undergo a comprehensive reading assessment with your child in order to identify what he or she needs to boost reading competence, comprehension and fluency.
  • Less frustration and more confidence. Our certified reading tutors are committed to making reading fun and challenging, but never frustrating.
  • Affordable prices. We offer hourly rates that are competitive with other tutoring companies and private tutors, so your child can get the reading help he or she needs without breaking your family's budget.

Academic Coaching (K-8)

This program is geared towards kids who could use a little extra support with reading homework and tests in order to stay on track in school. Our Academic Coaching program includes:

  • In-depth tutoring to develop and boost reading comprehension skills, stay on top of coursework and get ahead in the classroom.
  • Motivational learning sessions that focus on homework help, skill practice and test prep tips, all developed to match your child's unique learning needs.
  • A curriculum that aligns with your child's school for more success in the classroom.
  • Affordable monthly packages that can meet your family's needs and budget.

Advanced Reading and Test Prep (K-12)

If your child is on the fast track but could benefit from guidance navigating a heavy course load, Sylvan’s Advanced Reading Skills course can help your teen successfully prepare for and excel at accelerated homework and university-level classes. This program offers:

  • Boosted confidence (and lower stress) for conquering big workloads.
  • Greater efficiency when it comes to tackling advanced reading assignments.
  • Honed time management skills for successfully completing homework and effectively studying for tests with big reading components, like the SAT and ACT.
  • Improved scores on assignments, tests and university entrance exams.
  • Preparation the workloads and expectations of university.
  • Competitive hourly rates that suit your family's budget.

Start Now and Save!

There's still plenty of time to prepare for success in the new school year. With a detailed Academic Checkup, we can assess your child's academic skills in relation to national norms — and use the results to pinpoint specific skills and knowledge that need extra attention. Success starts now: get started for only $95*!