Are you looking for a dependable reading tutor in Iowa? Do you feel that an interactive, engaging and inspiring learning environment is just what your family needs to boost grades and smiles? Here at Sylvan, you'll discover diverse reading programs that help kids master the essentials of reading before moving on to more exciting topics and developing the tools for lasting academic success. 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 40 years.

We Deliver Real Results

We're known for nurturing the confidence of our students by turning tricky topics into rewarding, step-by-step challenges and goals. The result of our approach speaks for itself: Sylvan students improve their reading scores up to three times more than students who don't attend Sylvan. In other words, our affordable reading program doesn't only take the frustration out of reading — it leads to more smiles and more high fives at homework time!

The Difference a Sylvan Tutor can Make

Sylvan’s friendly and knowledgeable reading tutors in Iowa recognize the significance of mastering the basics before continuing on to more difficult topics — after all, great reading skills are vital both inside and outside the classroom. We will develop a learning plan that aligns with your child’s specific talents and challenges, and make use of proven techniques and modern technology — such as iPads® — to ensure your child is engaged and progressing. It’s no secret that countless families have turned to Sylvan for the expert guidance they need — and we’d be delighted to assist you too.

Our Reading Tutoring Programs Feature:

  • Topics aligned with college and career readiness standards, including fluency, vocabulary, comprehension and more 
  • In-depth assessments to pinpoint specific needs, a customized learning plan to address them and ongoing parent conferences to make sure you're informed of your child's reading progress 
  • Continuous collaboration with your child's classroom teacher

Start Now and Enjoy Limited-Time Savings

For a limited time, you can get started for just $95! The Sylvan Insight™ Assessment makes it easy for our expert tutors to pinpoint your child’s exact strengths and skill gaps so they can focus on the right areas for success. Call us or fill out our form and we'll get in touch to discuss your needs.