Securing a reading tutor in the Bay area you can count on could be just what you need to help your child boost reading skills, confidence and get results that make a big difference in and out of the classroom. If you’re starting to notice your child is falling behind, could use a little extra practice or wants to get ahead, our tutors can provide guidance that is personalized for success.

Targeted Learning to Get Results

At Sylvan, we offer a selection of reading tutoring approaches to make sure your child is receiving the guidance he or she needs to succeed. After identifying the level your child is currently reading at, we’ll recommend the best program to make sure he or she starts seeing results.

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

If your child is having a hard time keeping up with reading level expectations and needs assistance catching up and developing confidence, this program is a great fit. Our intensive reading tutoring aims to help your son or daughter gain and master the essential skills to get in line with grade level. With our Personalized Tutoring, you can expect:

  • Progress guaranteed! Your child will succeed both in the classroom and during homework time. 
  • The personalized support your child needs. After a thorough reading assessment, we’ll be able to pinpoint exactly what your child needs to improve fluency and comprehension. 
  • A confidence boost and lots of support. Our certified reading tutors will periodically tweak your child’s personalized learning plan to make sure lessons are kept challenging but never frustrating. 
  • The skills for success. Matching our curriculum with the local schools ensures your child will always be learning skills he or she can apply in the classroom. 
  • Budget-friendly rates. You can be sure your family is getting the best reading help with our prices, comparable to other tutoring companies and local private tutors.

Academic Coaching (K-8)

This program is a big help for kids who need extra guidance completing reading-related homework and tests, as well as staying on track in the classroom. With Academic Coaching, your child will get:

  • Proactive tutoring that will help improve reading comprehension skills so your child can tackle homework assignments and participate in class with confidence. 
  • Learning sessions that encourage skill practice and test prep with methods designed to target your child’s needs. 
  • A school-aligned curriculum that is designed to match up with what your child is learning in class. 
  • Interactive activities that encourage the understanding of different types of material through hands-on practice. 
  • Competitive prices with monthly packages that fit into your budget.

Advanced Reading and Test Prep (Grades K-12)

This program is ideal if your child is on the fast track and/or could use guidance managing a heavy workload, tackling an assignment with a large reading component or studying for a big test. Ensure your teen is able to keep up with increasingly difficult coursework and ace college-level classes with Sylvan’s Advanced Reading Skills course. You can look forward to the following with our program:

  • More confidence to tackle big workloads
  • More efficient reading skills for completing assignments in advanced classes
  • Improved time management skills to complete homework and study for tests that include a large reading component — including the SAT and ACT
  • Better scores on homework assignments, tests, and on college entrance exams
  • Preparation for the high expectations of college workloads
  • Competitive hourly rates

Ready for Results?

The Academic Checkup is just one of the many tools we use to pinpoint your child’s strengths and needs, which allows our expert tutors to focus on the areas that require the most attention for greater success. For a limited time, you can get started for $95*! Contact us now to learn more!