Finding a reliable reading tutor in the Kansas City region can make a big impact towards helping your child work on his or her reading skills, boost confidence and get results beyond just the classroom. If you’re starting to notice your child is falling behind, could use a little extra practice or wants to get ahead, our tutors can provide guidance that is personalized for success.

Results-Focused Learning

Sylvan offers a range of different approaches to reading tutoring to make sure your child is getting the guidance he or she needs to improve. After pinpointing your child’s current reading level, we’ll suggest the ideal program for his or her unique needs.

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

This program is a great fit if your child is struggling to keep up with reading level expectations and needs support catching up and building confidence. Our intensive reading tutoring is personalized to support your son or daughter in mastering skill-level expectations. From our Personalized Tutoring, you can expect:

  • Success in class and during homework. You’re guaranteed to see progress! 
  • The attention your child needs. After getting the results of a reading assessment, we can develop a plan to help your child increase fluency and reading comprehension.
  • The support to build confidence. Our certified reading tutors will periodically change up your child’s personalized learning plan to keep it challenging—but never frustrating! 
  • Key skills for success. We align our curriculum with local schools so everything your child is learning can be applied in class. 
  • Comparable rates. Our prices are competitive with other companies and private tutors in the area so getting the best reading help for your family is always affordable.

Academic Coaching (K-8)

This program is ideal for kids who could use extra support tackling reading-related homework and tests in addition to keeping up in class. With Academic Coaching, you can expect:

  • Dedicated tutoring that aims to sharpen reading comprehension skills and that will make sure your child is completing homework and keeping up in class. 
  • Learning sessions that focus on skill practice, homework help and test prep, all designed to meet your child’s needs. 
  • A locally aligned curriculum that is relevant to what your child is learning in class.
  • Hands-on activities that improve reading skills and your child’s understanding of all kids of material.
  • Affordable prices that fit your budget thanks to our convenient monthly packages.

Advanced Reading and Test Prep (Grades K-12)

From managing tough workloads and conquering reading-focused assignments to studying for big tests, this program is perfect for the student on the fast track. Make sure your teen is keeping up with advanced coursework and excelling in college-level classes with Sylvan’s Advanced Skills course. You can look forward to the following with our program:

  • The confidence to manage tough workloads.
  • The efficient reading skills needed to keep up with assignments in advanced courses.
  • Strong time management skills for juggling assignments, homework and studying for important tests like the ACT and SAT.
  • Higher marks on homework assignments and tests as well as college entrance exams.
  • Preparation for the requirements of college courses.
  • Budget-friendly hourly rates.

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Our Academic Checkup helps us highlight the unique strengths and needs of your child, allowing our expert tutors to focus on the areas that need the most attention for success. For a limited time, you can get started for $95*! Contact us today to learn more!