Finding a reliable reading tutor in the Chicagoland can make a big impact towards helping your child work on his or her reading skills, boost confidence and get results beyond just the classroom. If your child is starting to fall behind, needs extra practice or is just looking to get ahead, our tutors can provide the kind of guidance he or she needs to succeed.

Learning Designed 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. First, we’ll identify your child’s current reading level and then we’ll recommend a program that will lead him or her to success.

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

For students who are having a hard time keeping up with reading level expectations, this program can help them build confidence and catch up. Our intensive reading tutoring is personalized to support your son or daughter in mastering skill-level expectations. Our Personalized Tutoring program can offer your child:

  • 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)

For kids who are in need of a little extra guidance to conquer the reading component of homework assignments and tests, this program could be a big help. With Academic Coaching, you’ll get:

  • Proactive tutoring to make sure your child’s reading comprehension skills are progressing to meet homework and in-class requirements. 
  • Learning sessions that tailor skill practice, test prep and homework assistance to meet your child’s needs.
  • A school-approved curriculum that has an impact on in-class performance. 
  • Hands-on activities that are interactive and diverse to encourage an understanding of different types of materials.
  • Affordable rates with budget-friendly monthly packages.

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. Give your teen every opportunity to succeed in college-level classes and conquer advanced coursework with Sylvan’s Advanced Reading Skills course. You can expect the following with this program:

  • The confidence to manage tough workloads.
  • The efficient reading skills needed to keep up with assignments in advanced courses.
  • Strong time management skills for juggling assignments, homework and studying for important tests like the ACT and SAT.
  • Higher marks on homework assignments and tests as well as college entrance exams.
  • Preparation for the requirements of college courses.
  • Budget-friendly hourly rates.

Take Advantage of Our Academic Checkup

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. Get one today at your closest Sylvan!