Our reading tutors in Tuscaloosa know how to help your child improve his or her reading abilities, leading to more confidence and better results 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. Once we pinpoint your child’s current level, we can identify the most appropriate path to take to ensure he or she is getting great results.

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

This program is focused on helping kids who are struggling with reading and need extra help with getting their skills up to grade level. Our intensive reading tutoring focuses on important reading concepts and skills that are needed to get grades back to normal. Here’s what our Personalized Tutoring offers:

  • Better scores at school and more success with homework. We guarantee progress!
  • The tailored support your child needs. With our in-depth reading assessment, we're able to identify exactly what your child needs to get better at reading fluency, comprehension and competence.
  • A real confidence boost. Our certified reading tutors create personalized learning plans and update them as needed, making sure that reading is a fun challenge rather than a source of frustration.
  • The right skills for success. Our curriculum aligns with local schools, so you can expect to see a direct impact in classroom performance.
  • Competitive rates. Our hourly rates can be compared to other tutoring companies and private tutors, which means the best reading help is within your family's budget.

Academic Coaching (K-8)

If your child could use a little extra practice with reading-related homework and tests in order to stay on track in class, this is the program for you. Here's what our Academic Coaching provides:

  • Proactive tutoring to make important improvements in reading comprehension.
  • Learning sessions that focus on skills practice, homework help and test prep tips, with each topic tailored to suit your child's unique needs.
  • A school-aligned curriculum to ensure relevance to classroom tests and activities.
  • Challenging tasks designed to boost familiarity with different kinds of reading material.
  • Budget-friendly monthly packages to make reading tutoring more affordable.

Advanced Reading and Test Prep (K-12)

If your child is on the fast track or needs guidance to handle a bigger workload and tougher assignments, this program could be a great fit. With Sylvan’s Advanced Reading Skills course, your teen can get comfortable with and excel at advanced homework and college-level classes. Here's what you can expect with this program:

  • Greater confidence (and less frustration) when it comes to taking on heavy workloads.
  • Improved efficiency at finishing reading assignments in accelerated classes.
  • Better time management skills for completing homework and studying for reading-heavy tests like the SAT and ACT.
  • Boosted scores on tests, homework and college entrance exams.
  • Workload preparation for college.
  • Affordable hourly rates that work with your budget.

Get started today for only $95 for a limited time. The Sylvan Insight™ Assessment identifies your child's particular strengths and needs, highlighting the exact areas our expert tutors will help strengthen for greater success.