Enlisting an expert reading tutor in Columbia can make a huge difference when it comes to boosting your child’s reading ability and helping him or her achieve more confidence and greater results in school and beyond. Our talented tutors are here to provide the personalized learning your child needs to succeed, no matter if he or she is falling behind, needs extra practice or wants to get ahead.

Learning That's Personalized

We offer a number of approaches to reading tutoring, ensuring that each child is empowered to learn in the most effective way for his or her needs. After pinpointing your child’s current level, we’ll recommend the right path to ensure he or she can get results quickly.

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

If your child needs support to bring his or her reading scores up to grade level, this could be the ideal program to see a real improvement. Through our in-depth reading tutoring, your child will build the vital skills needed to raise scores and get back to grade level! With Personalized Tutoring from Sylvan, you can expect:

  • Success in school and at homework time. We guarantee progress!
  • The exact support your child needs. The results of our comprehensive reading assessment allow us to pinpoint what your child needs to improve fluency, comprehension and reading competence.
  • Higher confidence and full support. Our certified reading tutors know how to adjust your child’s personalized learning plan so reading is challenging and fun — not frustrating.
  • The right skills honed for success. With our curriculum that aligns with what’s taught in schools, you’ll see a direct impact in classroom performance.
  • Competitive rates. Our hourly rates are comparable to other tutoring companies and private tutors, so getting the best reading help for your family is affordable.

Academic Coaching (K-8)

If your child could use a helping hand to keep up his or her scores on reading-related homework and tests at school, this could be the right program for your family. With Academic Coaching, you get:

  • Hands-on tutoring that focuses on strengthening and sharpening reading comprehension skills to stay on top of homework and boost results in the classroom.
  • In-depth learning sessions that include homework help, skills practice and test prep tips, all wit the goal of meeting your child's specific needs.
  • A modern curriculum that aligns with local schools for greater performance in class.
  • Practical activities to develop a greater understanding of a range of reading materials.
  • Affordable monthly packages that meet your child's needs — and your family's 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, completing tough assignments that have heavy reading requirements or studying for tests, this program is a great fit.  Help your teen master advanced assignments and college-level courses with Sylvan’s Advanced Reading Skills course. This program offers:

  • More confidence (and less stress) for tackling big workloads
  • Efficiency at completing reading assignments in advanced courses
  • Better time management for completing homework and studying for tests that have a significant reading component — including the SAT and ACT
  • Higher scores on homework, tests, and on college entrance exams
  • Preparation for college workloads and high expectations
  • Competitive hourly rates

Get started today for only $95 for a limited time. The Sylvan Insight™ Assessment is designed to highlight your child’s personal strengths and needs, allowing our expert tutors to pinpoint the exact areas to focus on for success. Get in touch with us today and we can discuss your needs and how we can help.