When you find the right reading tutor in Ephrata, you can expect your child’s reading skills to improve — and for his or her confidence to get a real boost, leading to greater success 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.

Different Programs for Different Needs

At Sylvan, you'll find several different approaches to reading tutoring that focus on children's unique needs at different stages in their educational journey. 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 focuses on helping kids who need extra guidance and support when it comes to getting skills up to grade level. With our intensive tutoring, your son or daughter will focus on critical concepts and important reading skills in order to bring those grades up to where they should be! Here's what sets our Personalized Tutoring apart:

  • Greater success in the classroom. With Sylvan, progress is guaranteed!
  • Personalized support. Our in-depth reading assessment gives us insight into what your child requires to boost reading comprehension fluency and competence.
  • Boosted confidence. At Sylvan, our certified reading tutors are dedicated to making reading challenging and enjoyable, but never frustrating.
  • Skill development for success. Our curriculum is aligned with what's taught in school, which means you'll see a real difference in your child's classroom performance.
  • Budget-friendly rates. We offer hourly rates that are competitive with private tutors and other tutoring companies, which means getting the right reading help for your child is affordable.

Academic Coaching (K-8)

If your child is doing okay with reading-related schoolwork but could do with some extra support to realize his or her potential, this could be the right program for you. This is what you can expect with Academic Coaching:

  • Proactive tutoring to build on and sharpen reading comprehension skills, keep up with homework and get ahead in class
  • Learning sessions that include skills practice, homework help, and test prep tips, all designed to meet your child’s needs
  • A school-aligned curriculum that makes a big impact in class performance
  • Effective hands-on activities that focus on reading and understanding different types of material
  • Affordable monthly packages that satisfy your needs and 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.  With Sylvan’s Advanced Reading Skills course, you teen can excel at accelerated coursework and lay the groundwork for successful college-level classes. Here's what this program offers:

  • Better confidence when it comes to planning and managing large workloads.
  • Stronger time management skills not only for homework but also for tests with significant reading components, including the SAT and ACT.
  • Even higher grades and scores on homework and excellent preparation for college entrance exams.
  • Competitive hourly rates.

Get started today for only $95 for a limited time. The Sylvan Insight™ Assessment helps determine your child’s learning requirements so that our expert tutors can focus on strengthening those specific areas for greater success.