Are you searching for a reputable reading tutor in the Des Moines and Ames region? Do you want a program that can help keep your child engaged and motivated while making reading a more enjoyable experience? 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 reading assignments are beginning to pose problems for your child, it's time to find out why families have turned to Sylvan for more than 35 years.

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We Deliver Real Results

At Sylvan, we cultivate confidence in students of all ages and skill levels by turning difficult concepts into challenging (but never frustrating!) steps and goals. We take pride in the fact that, compared to non-Sylvan students, our learners boost their reading scores up to three times more. This means students enrolled in our reading tutoring program truly do excel, leading to bigger smiles and more high fives come homework time!

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 appreciate the importance of mastering the essentials before advancing to more complex concepts — after all, solid reading skills can help students excel in a variety of subjects. No matter the grade or skill level of your child, our tutors will build a learning program that matches your child's specific needs — one that comes complete with the latest educational tools, techniques and technology, including iPads®, for a more engaging and personal learning experience. We've provided countless families with the expert tutoring they need — and we'd be happy to help you too.

Tutoring Program Features Include:

  • 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

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In addition to delivering real results — including better grades and higher test scores — we also instill confidence in every student. And there's no better time than now to benefit from our proven programs. It starts with a detailed Academic Checkup, which will highlight areas for improvement by measuring your child's academic skills in comparison to national norms — and is available for just $95*.