Our reading tutors in Skokie know how to help your child improve his or her reading abilities, leading to more confidence and better results in the classroom and beyond. Whether your child has started to fall behind, is in need of extra practice to keep up in class or is interested in getting ahead, you can count on our tutors for the tailored learning he or she needs succeed.

We Personalize Our Tutoring Programs

At Sylvan, we make sure to approach reading tutoring in a way that matches your child’s unique needs. We'll first pinpoint your child’s current level and then recommend the option that will lead to the greatest improvement in scores.

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

If your child has reading scores below his or her grade level, this program provides the hands-on support he or she needs. Here’s what sets our Personalized Tutoring apart:

  • 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.
  • 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)

Choose this program if your child needs just a little extra support to stay on track with reading-related schoolwork. This is what you can expect with Academic Coaching:

  • 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 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. Here’s what this program offers:

  • More confidence (and less stress) for tackling big workloads
  • Efficiency at completing reading assignments in advanced courses
  • Better time management for completing homework and studying for tests that have a significant reading component — including the SAT and ACT
  • Higher scores on homework, tests, and on college entrance exams
  • Preparation for college workloads and high expectations
  • Competitive hourly rates

Success Starts Now

The Sylvan Insight™ Assessment is designed to help determine your child's unique learning requirements so that our expert tutors can focus on strengthening those specific areas to achieve greater success. Call us today or fill out our form and we'll contact you to talk about how we can meet your needs.