The right reading tutor in Brooklyn can make all the difference to your child’s reading ability, helping to boost confidence and lead to great results in the classroom and beyond. Whether you're worried your young reader is falling behind, needs focused extra practice to stay on track or support to really get ahead, we know how to bring out the joy of reading and help children fulfill their potential.

A Personalized Approach to Tutoring

Sylvan offers varying approaches to reading tutoring to make sure your child is learning in the best way for his or her needs. We first assess your child’s current level, including any skills gaps or opportunities, and then recommend the right path to ensure the most effective learning experience possible.

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

This program is designed for kids who are having a hard time getting their reading skills up to grade level. Here's what sets our Personalized Tutoring apart:

  • Real progress at homework time and at school. We guarantee it!
  • The right support for your child's needs. We undergo a comprehensive reading assessment with your child in order to identify what he or she needs to boost reading competence, comprehension and fluency.
  • Less frustration and more confidence. Our certified reading tutors are committed to making reading fun and challenging, but never frustrating.
  • Affordable prices. We offer hourly rates that are competitive with other tutoring companies and private tutors, so your child can get the reading help he or she needs without breaking your family's budget.

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. Here's what our Academic Coaching provides:

  • Proactive tutoring to sharpen reading comprehension, focus on homework and move ahead in class.
  • Hands-on sessions that include skill practice, test prep and homework help, all tailored to meet your child's needs.
  • School-aligned curriculum to maximize results in the classroom.
  • Affordable monthly packages that satisfy your budget as well as your family's learning needs.

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. Here’s what this program offers:

  • 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.

Don't Miss Out on Our Academic Checkup

There's still plenty of time to prepare for success in the new school year. With our in-depth Academic Checkup, you can see how your child is performing compared to nationwide norms — and understand which areas need extra attention to improve. Request one today at a Sylvan in your area!