When it comes to tutoring programs in the Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque region, parents and children alike want tailored programs — not one-size-fits-all classes — and dedicated instructors who guide, motivate and encourage students in a way that accelerates academic success and makes learning more rewarding and interactive. At your local Sylvan center, you'll discover a dynamic learning environment where students have the support they need to reach their full potential. Whether it's personal tutoring, homework help or college preparation, we understand that positive learning experiences are essential for success in the long term, so don't delay: contact us now to find out how we can provide the tutoring your child needs to excel.

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Enhancing Scores and Boosting Confidence

Rest assured that we provide tangible results because we appreciate the importance of academic results.Sylvan has more than 35 years of experience helping students obtain their desired results in school and beyond. With that in mind, you can rest easy knowing that Sylvan has 35 years of experience helping students excel.

Learn About the Sylvan Difference

Sylvan has helped millions of families by giving children valuable opportunities to thrive, succeed and gain the education they need to succeed in the future. We design personalized learning plans for each and every student, helping to ensure that every child is fully engaged and inspired — and because a number of our tutors work in schools nearby, you can rest easy knowing that we understand the local curriculum and tailor our sessions accordingly. There's also a big enjoyment factor: we make full use of the newest teaching tools and techniques, including sessions taught using iPads®.

Our Tutoring Programs In The Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque region:

  • Math tutoring: Our program is available for students from the 1st grade to the 12th, and focuses on boosting grades by overcoming knowledge gaps and developing useful math skills.
  • Reading tutoring: All subjects are affected by reading ability, so we take an in-depth approach that includes everything from basic comprehension to fluency, vocabulary and even phonics; skills your child will be able to draw on for years to come.
  • Writing tutoring: Whether it's advanced essay writing techniques or basic spelling and punctuation, the tutors at Sylvan are experts at bringing out more smiles and better grades.
  • Homework help: If a particular take-home assignment has become a cause for concern (did somebody say "algebra"?), we're here to provide timely, "just-as-needed" homework tutoring.

Take Advantage of our Limited-Time Offer

There's still time to make a difference to the next school year! Arrange an in-depth Academic Checkup for just $95* and we'll be able to find out how your child compares to national norms — and highlight which areas need some extra grade-boosting attention. Start now: contact your local Sylvan to arrange your child's checkup!