Are you in search of a reading tutor in the Des Moines and Ames region for your child? Do you want to find tutoring program that will engage, motivate and inspire your child to fulfill his or her potential? There's no need to look any further because Sylvan offers tailored tutoring programs that help students master the exact areas they need guidance with, so they can develop the vital skills they need to succeed in the classroom and beyond. So if your child could use a helping hand when it comes to reading assignments, be sure to connect with your local Sylvan in the Des Moines and Ames region and discover firsthand how our 35+ years of tutoring expertise can best serve your family's needs.

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Boost Confidence and Results

The tutors at Sylvan are dedicated to instilling confidence in all students by helping them tackle tricky concepts in an engaging and rewarding way. You can rest assured our approach is proven; in fact, Sylvan students typically boost their reading scores up to three times more than other students. As a result, our budget-friendly reading program doesn't merely take the stress out of reading — it also creates a ripple effect of more high fives and smiles in the classroom and beyond!

We Can Help in All Areas of Reading, Including:

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

Our Tutoring Program can Make a Difference

Sylvan's reading tutors in the Des Moines and Ames region believe that having a firm grasp on the basics is crucial before progressing to more advanced topics — after all, children who are proficient readers have a higher likelihood of achieving good scores 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 surprise countless families have turned to Sylvan to help pave the way for future success.

Reading Tutoring Highlights Include:

  • Topics and skills that are aligned with college and career readiness standards, such as vocabulary, fluency, comprehension and phonics  
  • Comprehensive assessments that provide valuable insight into your child's strengths and needs  
  • A personalized learning plan that is designed around the results of our assessment 
  • Real-time updates on your child's progress

Ready for Results?

Our Sylvan Skills Assessment® helps us highlight the unique strengths and needs of your child, allowing our expert tutors to focus on the areas that need the most attention for success. For a limited time, you can get started for $95*! Contact us today to learn more!