When it comes to tutoring programs in the Des Moines and Ames region, parents and children alike benefit from personalized programs — not one-size-fits-all sessions — and tutors who know how to make learning more rewarding, helping students accelerate their academic success. Look no further than Sylvan for dynamic learning programs where a personal approach allows students to tackle tricky school topics and 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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We Improve Confidence and Scores

Measurable results are central to our programs because we understand that students and parents care about improving academic scores. With that in mind, you can rest easy knowing that Sylvan has 35 years of experience helping students excel.

Making a Real Difference for Our Students

Millions of children and their families have benefited at Sylvan over the years, finding valuable opportunities to thrive academically and lay the foundations for lasting success. 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. Of course, we also want to make learning more fun, and that's why we're proud to employ the latest teaching tools and techniques, including iPad®-based sessions.

Our Des Moines and Ames region Tutoring Programs Include:

  • Math tutoring: From the 1st grade all the way to the 12th, our Des Moines and Ames region tutors know how to help students fill in knowledge gaps and move their math skills to the next level.
  • Reading tutoring: We appreciate that reading affects performance in every school subject — and even good readers sometimes need a little extra assistance. Our tutors can focus on comprehension, fluency and vocabulary as required —skills that continue to play a role in learning for many years to come.
  • Writing tutoring: Our tutors can lead the way to more smiles and better grades when it comes to spelling, grammar and even advanced essay techniques.
  • Homework help: It's inevitable that some take-home assignments are tougher than others (did somebody mention algebra?), and when that happens, you can turn to your nearby Sylvan for some timely homework tutoring.

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With the Sylvan Skills Assessment®, you can expect our expert tutors to determine each student’s unique strengths and needs so they can identify specific areas to focus on for success. Get started for only $95*! Contact your local Sylvan today and take advantage of our limited-time offer!