When you find the right reading tutor in Downey, you can expect your child’s reading skills to improve — and for his or her confidence to get a real boost, leading to greater success in the classroom and beyond. Whether your child is starting to fall behind, needs some extra practice to reinforce learning or simply wants to get ahead, our talented tutors will provide the practical support he or she needs.

Different Programs for Different Needs

Sylvan offers varying approaches to reading tutoring to make sure your child is learning in the best way for his or her needs. After identifying your child’s current level, we can recommend that most suitable path to make sure he or she is progressing and achieving results.

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

If your child can't keep up with reading scores and needs support to reach his or her grade level, this program is the perfect fit. Here’s what sets our Personalized Tutoring apart:

  • More success in class and at homework time. Your child will progress, guaranteed!
  • Focused guidance and support. The outcome of our detailed reading assessment helps us determine what your child needs to advance his or her reading fluency, comprehension and competence.
  • Greater confidence and bigger smiles! Our certified reading tutors are experts at making reading challenging and fun (and never frustrating!).
  • Affordable prices. We offer competitive hourly rates that are comparable to other tutoring companies and private tutors, so you can get the quality reading help your child deserves.

Academic Coaching (K-8)

Choose this program if your child needs just a little extra support to stay on track with reading-related schoolwork. Our Academic Coaching program includes:

  • Proactive tutoring designed to strengthen critical reading comprehension skills.
  • Varied learning sessions that include homework help, test prep and skill practice, with each topic tailored to your child's needs.
  • A curriculum that aligns with local schools in order to ensure the most effect results in class.
  • Affordable monthly packages so you can arrange the best reading tutoring and keep your budget on track.

Advanced Reading and Test Prep (K-12)

If your son or daughter is on the fast track and could use a little guidance tackling heavy course loads, Sylvan’s Advanced Reading Skills course can help your teen adapt to and become proficient at accelerated courses and college-level classes. With this program, you can expect:

  • Improved confidence (and lower stress levels) when it comes to tackling mounting workloads.
  • Proficiency at finishing tough reading assignments in accelerated courses.
  • Stronger time management skills for completing homework in a timely manner and effectively studying for big tests like the SAT and ACT.
  • Better scores in all areas of school, from homework and tests to college entrance exams.
  • Preparation for the course loads and expectations to come in college.
  • Affordably hourly rates.

Don't Wait: Start Today

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. Get in touch with us today and we can discuss your needs and how we can help.