Are you on the hunt for a reliable reading tutor in the Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque region? Do you want a program that can help keep your child engaged and motivated while making reading a more enjoyable experience? 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 reading is proving to be a tricky topic for your son or daughter, it's time to discover firsthand how Sylvan has been helping families achieve great results for over 35 years.

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Boost Confidence and Results

We're known for nurturing the confidence of our students by turning tricky topics into rewarding, step-by-step challenges and goals. The result of our approach speaks for itself: Sylvan students improve their reading scores up to three times more than students who don't attend Sylvan. In other words, our affordable reading program doesn't only take the frustration out of reading — it leads to more smiles and more high fives at homework time!

We Can Help in All Areas of Reading, Including:

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

Our Personal Approach to Reading

At Sylvan, our reading tutors in the Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque region know how important it is to have a solid grasp of the fundamentals before moving on to more challenging topics — after all, kids who read well are more likely to achieve good grades at school. 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 wonder countless families have called on Sylvan for the tailored tutoring solutions they deserve.

Our Reading Tutoring Programs Feature:

  • Program alignment with college and career readiness standards  
  • A complete range of topics, including comprehension, vocabulary, fluency and phonics 
  • An in-depth assessment process that determines your child's exact academic needs 
  • A personal learning plan based on the insights compiled from the assessment 
  • Ongoing feedback, parent conferences and collaboration with your child's classroom teacher

Get Started Now and Save!

Our Sylvan Skills Assessment® helps us highlight the unique needs of your child, allowing our tutors to focus on the areas that need improvement. Get started for only $95* — simply get in touch to learn more!