Are you on the lookout for a reading tutor in the Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota region? Do you want to see your child thrive in a personal and engaging learning environment where reading becomes enjoyable and never frustrating? Choose Sylvan and you'll quickly discover that our tailored tutoring programs are designed to help students master vital reading skills so they can boost grades and confidence in the classroom and beyond. So if your son or daughter could use some extra guidance when it comes to reading, don't hesitate to get in touch with us today and find out firsthand what Sylvan's 35+ years of tutoring experience can do for your family.

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Boost Confidence and Results

At Sylvan, we cultivate confidence in students of all ages and skill levels by turning difficult concepts into challenging (but never frustrating!) steps and goals. We take pride in the fact that, compared to non-Sylvan students, our learners boost their reading scores up to three times more. This means students enrolled in our reading tutoring program truly do excel, leading to bigger smiles and more high fives come homework time!

We Can Help in All Areas of Reading, Including:

  • Vocabulary
  • Phonics 
  • Reading 
  • Comprehension 
  • Context Clues 
  • Advanced Reading

Our Personal Approach to Reading

Sylvan's reading tutors in the Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota region appreciate the importance of mastering the essentials before advancing to more complex concepts — after all, solid reading skills can help students excel in a variety of subjects. We map out a learning program suited to your child's requirements — whatever their grade or skill level —and use the latest educational tools, including iPads®, for a more enjoyable and dynamic learning experience. It's no secret that countless families have turned to Sylvan for the expert guidance they need — and we'd be delighted to assist you too.

Our Reading Tutoring Programs Include:

  • A range of topics that line up with college and career readiness standards, from comprehension and vocabulary to fluency and phonics  
  • A comprehensive assessment process that identifies your child's strengths and needs
  • A tailored learning program that addresses those needs  
  • Instant feedback and recognition 
  • Real-time updates on your child's progress  
  • Ongoing collaboration with your child's regular classroom teacher

Ready for Results?

Sylvan is dedicated to helping students boost their grades, test scores and, most importantly, their confidence. And it's never too late to start preparing for the new school year. It all starts when you schedule a $95* Academic Checkup, which we use to assess your child's current academic status in comparison to national norms — and pinpoint specific skills and knowledge for improvement.