Finding a reliable reading tutor in the Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and Battle Creek 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 your child is starting to fall behind, needs extra practice or is just looking to get ahead, our tutors can provide the kind of guidance he or she needs to succeed.

Learning Designed to Get Results

Sylvan provides a number of different reading tutoring approaches so your child is sure to get the exact guidance he or she requires to progress. 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. Our Personalized Tutoring program can offer your child:

  • Success in and out of the classroom. Progress guaranteed! 
  • The targeted approach your child needs. With our thorough reading assessment, we’ll identify your child’s skill gaps and make sure to focus on improving comprehension and fluency. 
  • Added confidence and support. Our certified tutors know how to adjust your child’s personalized learning plan to make sure lessons are challenging instead of frustrating.
  • The right skills for success. Our local school-aligned curriculum is designed to teach skills that have a direct impact in the classroom. 
  • Competitive rates. Comparable to private tutors and other tutoring companies, our prices are set to make sure the best reading help for your family is within budget.

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. Here’s what you can expect with Academic Coaching:

  • Proactive tutoring that will sharpen reading comprehension skills to help your child keep up with homework and get ahead in class.
  • Learning sessions that emphasize skill practice, assistance with homework, and prep for tests, all tailored to meet your child’s needs.
  • A school-aligned curriculum that makes a big difference in classroom performance.
  • Interactive hands-on activities that improve reading skills and your child’s ability to understand different types of material.
  • Affordable monthly packages that meet your needs and fit your budget.

Advanced Reading and Test Prep (Grades K-12)

If your child has set ambitious goals and needs some tips for managing a heavy workload, acing assignments with a large reading component or prepping for big tests, this program can be a huge help. Help your teen keep up with advanced coursework and excel in college-level classes with Sylvan’s Advanced Reading Skills course. You can expect the following with this program:

  • The confidence to conquer difficult workloads.
  • Efficient reading skills that contribute to completing assignments in advanced classes.
  • Well developed time management skills to help juggle homework and studying for tests with strong reading requirements—such as the ACT or SAT.
  • Improved scores on homework assignments, big tests and college entrance exams.
  • Added preparedness for the higher expectations of college.
  • Competitive hourly rates that fit into your budget.

Ready for Results?

The Academic Checkup pinpoints your son or daughter’s exact personal strengths and needs, allowing our expert tutors to effectively focus on the right areas for success. For a limited time, you can get started for $95*! Contact us today to learn more!