Are you in search of a reading tutor in the Columbia and Jefferson City region for your child? Do you feel that an interactive, engaging and inspiring learning environment is just what your family needs to boost grades and smiles? There's no need to look any further because Sylvan offers tailored tutoring programs that help students master the exact areas they need guidance with, so they can develop the vital skills they need to succeed in the classroom and beyond. So if your child could use a helping hand when it comes to reading assignments, be sure to connect with your local Sylvan in the Columbia and Jefferson City region and discover firsthand how our 35+ years of tutoring expertise can best serve your family's needs.

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Improved Confidence = Impressive 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!

We Can Help in All Areas of Reading, Including:

  • Vocabulary
  • Phonics 
  • Reading 
  • Comprehension 
  • Context Clues 
  • Advanced Reading

Our Personal Approach to Reading

Sylvan's expert reading tutors in the Columbia and Jefferson City region understand just how vital it is to attain a firm grasp of the essentials before advancing to more complex topics — especially since solid reading skills can lead to better grades at school. In order to best serve your child's specific needs, we will create a personalized learning plan that takes into account your son or daughter's talents, challenges, grade and skill level; we will also make use of a variety of tools, techniques and technology — including iPads® — for a more engaging and interactive learning experience. We've provided countless families with the expert tutoring they need — and we'd be happy to help you too.

Tutoring Program Features Include:

  • 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

Take Advantage of Special Savings Today!

You can count on Sylvan to help your child improve his or her grades, test scores and boost confidence! And there's no better time than now to benefit from our proven programs. It all starts when you schedule a $95* Academic Checkup, which we use to assess your child's current academic status in comparison to national norms — and pinpoint specific skills and knowledge for improvement.