When you get the right reading tutor in Waterville in your corner, you can expect your child’s reading skills to improve, leading to better grades and bigger smiles. 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.

Focused Learning for Big Results

In order to ensure your child is learning in a way that best meets his or her needs, Sylvan provides a range of approaches to reading tutoring. After assessing your child’s current level, we will recommend the right option to achieve real results.

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

If your child is falling behind with his or her reading scores and needs extra support to get his or her skills up to grade level, this program is right for you. With our in-depth reading tutoring, we can help boost reading scores and get your child back on track! Here's what you can expect with our Personalized Tutoring:

  • Personalized support throughout. We start with a personalized learning plan, and we continually update that plan to make sure reading is a fun challenge for your child rather than a source of stress and frustration.
  • Relevant skills at the right time. With our curriculum that aligns with local schools, you'll see a noticeable improvement in classroom performance. In fact, we guarantee progress!
  • Targeted learning. Using a detailed reading assessment, we have the insight to know what your child needs to improve reading comprehension and fluency.
  • Budget-friendly rates. Our hourly rates are similar to those offered by private tutors and other tutoring companies, helping to keep the best reading help within your family's budget.

Academic Coaching (K-8)

If your son or daughter could use some extra support with reading assignments and tests to keep pace in the classroom, this program could be exactly what you’re looking for. Here's what our Academic Coaching provides:

  • Proactive tutoring to develop and strengthen reading comprehension skills, keep up with assignments and achieve greater results in class.
  • Hands-on learning sessions that feature skills practice, help with homework and tips for preparing for tests, all with the goal of meeting your child's unique needs.
  • A school-aligned curriculum for greater success in the classroom.
  • A variety of hands-on activities to help support a greater understanding of a range of different reading materials.
  • Monthly packages at great prices, so you can get the program that works with your family's budget.

Advanced Reading and Test Prep (K-12)

This program is for children who are on the fast track or need guidance to get to grips with a more challenging course load, tougher assignments and advanced tests. Help your teen adapt to and excel at accelerated coursework and college-level classes with Sylvan’s Advanced Reading Skills course. 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.

Get started today for only $95 for a limited time. By pinpointing your child's unique strengths and needs, the Sylvan Insight™ Assessment identifies the areas our expert tutors will focus on for success.