With an expert reading tutor in Oak Harbor on your side, your child’s reading abilities will grow, leading to better results and more confidence in the classroom and beyond. Whether your child is falling behind, needs extra practice to stay on track or wants to get ahead of the pack, our tutors can provide the targeted support he or she needs to succeed.

Personalized Learning Experiences

At Sylvan, we take a number of approaches to reading tutoring, which means we can match your child with the approach that best meets 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 focused on helping kids who are struggling with reading and need extra help with getting their skills up to grade level. Here's what makes our Personalized Tutoring different:

  • 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.
  • 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)

Choose this program if your child needs just a little extra support to stay on track with reading-related schoolwork. Here is what you’ll get with Academic Coaching:

  • Proactive tutoring to make important improvements in reading comprehension.
  • Learning sessions that focus on skill practice, homework help and test prep tips, with each topic tailored to suit your child's unique needs.
  • A school-aligned curriculum to ensure relevance to classroom tests and activities.
  • Budget-friendly monthly packages to make reading tutoring more affordable.

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. Highlights of this program include:

  • More confidence (and less stress) for tackling big workloads
  • Efficiency at completing reading assignments in advanced courses
  • Better time management for completing homework and studying for tests that have a significant reading component — including the SAT and ACT
  • Higher scores on homework, tests, and on college entrance exams
  • Preparation for college workloads and high expectations
  • Competitive hourly rates

Start Now and Save!

There's still plenty of time to prepare for success in the new school year. With a detailed Academic Checkup, we can understand how your child is doing in relation to national norms — and use our findings to identify specific skills for improvement. Start today for only $95*!