Are you on the lookout for a reputable tutor in the Des Moines and Ames region who can boost your child's confidence, reduce his or her frustrations and deliver real academic results? You've come to the right place because the caring tutors at Sylvan know exactly what it takes to ensure your child is engaged and motivated every step of the way, as he or she learns valuable, lasting skills. At Sylvan, we recognize that educational institutions can't always provide the individual attention your son or daughter needs to excel — so connect with your local Sylvan in the Des Moines and Ames region today and find out firsthand how we can turn challenges into achievements and frustrations into smiles!

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What Sets Sylvan Apart?

We are pleased to offer a variety of programs to address your family's needs best, including: reading, writing and math tutoring, just-as-needed homework help and test prep. We deliver results — and keep your child engaged and inspired — by combining our personal approach to learning with modern technology and a motivating rewards system. Give your child the helping hand he or she deserves: contact your local Sylvan Learning center in the Des Moines and Ames region today!

Professional Tutoring for Any Grade

When it comes to tutors in the Des Moines and Ames region, the caring, supportive professionals at Sylvan believe that personalized tutoring could be exactly what your child needs to fulfill his or her potential. With this in mind, we perform a complete assessment of every student in order to pinpoint specific talents, challenges and attitudes towards learning — all of which help us produce a truly tailored learning plan that is unique to each child. Armed with the latest tools, techniques and technologies (including iPads®), we create an atmosphere of learning that is engaging and never dull. (No repetitive drills here!) What's more, we ensure our programs are in alignment with college and career readiness standards, so you can be positive the abilities your child cultivates at Sylvan will be making a difference in the classroom and beyond.

Choose Sylvan Learning And Benefit From:

  • Instruction personalized to your child's unique needs 
  • Flexible scheduling, financing and payment for your family's unique requirements
  • Reports at regular intervals to show progress 
  • A warm and caring educational environment 
  • Proven strategies for learning

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You can count on Sylvan to help your child improve his or her grades, test scores and boost confidence! t's not too late to prepare for success this school year! It all starts with an in-depth Academic Checkup, which will see how your child compares to national norms — and highlight areas for improvement — for just $95*.