Our reading tutors in Merrillville 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 is falling behind, needs a little extra practice or has goals to get ahead of the pack, we're here to provide the support he or she needs to do well.

We Personalize Our Tutoring Programs

We offer a number of approaches to reading tutoring, ensuring that each child is empowered to learn in the most effective way for his or her needs. After pinpointing your child’s current level, we’ll recommend the right path to ensure he or she can get results quickly.

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

This program is specifically designed for kids who need extra help to take their reading scores up to their grade level. Here's what our Personalized Tutoring offers:

  • Success at school and during homework time. Measurable progress is guaranteed!
  • The exact support needed. Using a detailed reading assessment, we get to know which skills need attention in order to improve reading fluency, comprehension and competence.
  • No more frustration. We design personalized learning plans and continually adjust them to ensure that reading is challenging and fun.
  • Competitive rates. Getting the best reading support is affordable! Our hourly rates compare with private tutors and other tutoring companies.

Academic Coaching (K-8)

If your child is doing okay with reading-related schoolwork but could do with some extra support to realize his or her potential, this could be the right program for you. Here is what you’ll get with Academic Coaching:

  • Proactive tutoring to sharpen reading comprehension, focus on homework and move ahead in class.
  • Hands-on sessions that include skill practice, test prep and homework help, all tailored to meet your child's needs.
  • School-aligned curriculum to maximize results in the classroom.
  • Affordable monthly packages that satisfy your budget as well as your family's learning needs.

Advanced Reading and Test Prep (K-12)

If your child is on the fast track and/or needs guidance navigating a more advanced course load, you can help your teen adapt to and excel at accelerated coursework and college-level classes with Sylvan’s Advanced Reading Skills course. This program offers:

  • 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.

Ready to Get Started?

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 discuss how we can meet your needs.