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 can count on Sylvan's friendly tutors to design personalized, interactive and engaging lessons that equip your child with the tools he or she needs to succeed — in school and beyond. The supportive, confidence-building environment that Sylvan fosters can make a big impact on your child's next report card: so get started today and start seeing bigger smiles and more high fives sooner!

Expert Tutoring from Kindergarten to Grade 12!

Sylvan's tutors in the Des Moines and Ames region know that personal learning is key to reaching one's academic goals. This is the reason we carry out a thorough assessment of your child's academic strengths and weaknesses before developing a custom tutoring plan that is regularly adjusted to maximize results. Fusing proven techniques with modern technology (including iPads®), we foster a collaborative and rewarding learning environment — one that doesn't include mind-numbing drills! 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.

Sylvan Learning Offers:

  • A tutoring plan that's as individual as your child is  
  • Convenient scheduling and flexible financing options  
  • Instant feedback and recognition, along with ongoing reports to show progress  
  • A welcoming and supportive learning environment 
  • Our Personalized Tutoring Guarantee™, so you can rest easy knowing your child's skill growth is guaranteed.

Get Started Now with an Academic Checkup!

The Academic Checkup is just one of the many tools we use to pinpoint your child’s strengths and needs, which allows our expert tutors to focus on the areas that require the most attention for greater success. Get one today at a Sylvan in your area!