When it comes to reading ability, the right reading tutor in Johnston can make all the difference to your child's confidence and achievements in school — and beyond. Whether your child has started to fall behind, is in need of extra practice to keep up in class or is interested in getting ahead, you can count on our tutors for the tailored learning he or she needs succeed.

Tutoring Programs Tailored to Your Child's Needs

At Sylvan, you'll find several different approaches to reading tutoring that focus on children's unique needs at different stages in their educational journey. Once we pinpoint your child’s current level, we can identify the most appropriate path to take to ensure he or she is getting great results.

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

If your child has reading scores below his or her grade level, this program provides the hands-on support he or she needs. Here's what sets our Personalized Tutoring apart:

  • Success at school and during homework time. Measurable progress is guaranteed!
  • The exact support needed. Using a detailed reading assessment, we get to know which skills need attention in order to improve reading fluency, comprehension and competence.
  • No more frustration. We design personalized learning plans and continually adjust them to ensure that reading is challenging and fun.
  • Competitive rates. Getting the best reading support is affordable! Our hourly rates compare with private tutors and other tutoring companies.

Academic Coaching (K-8)

If your child is doing okay with reading-related schoolwork but could do with some extra support to realize his or her potential, this could be the right program for you. This is what you can expect with Academic Coaching:

  • In-depth tutoring to develop and boost reading comprehension skills, stay on top of coursework and get ahead in the classroom.
  • Motivational learning sessions that focus on homework help, skill practice and test prep tips, all developed to match your child's unique learning needs.
  • A curriculum that aligns with your child's school for more success in the classroom.
  • Affordable monthly packages that can meet your family's needs and budget.

Advanced Reading and Test Prep (K-12)

If your child is on the fast track and/or needs guidance navigating a more advanced course load, you can help your teen adapt to and excel at accelerated coursework and college-level classes with Sylvan’s Advanced Reading Skills course. With this program, you can expect:

  • Higher confidence (and lower stress) when tackling large workloads.
  • Time management skills to help manage homework tasks and get ready for tests with a lot of reading, such as the SAT and ACT.
  • Even better scores on classwork and college entrance exams, as well as ideal preparation for challenging college workloads and elevated expectations.
  • Budget-friendly hourly rates.

Start Now with an Academic Checkup!

There's still plenty of time to prepare for success in the new school year. By scheduling an Academic Checkup at your local Sylvan, we can take evaluate your child's academic skills in comparison with nationwide norms — and use our findings to identify which areas need to be improved. Get yours today at Sylvan near you!