Contact Information

Phone: (260) 485-1330
Fax: (260) 485-1886
Monday: 9:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday: 9:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday: 9:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Thursday: 9:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Friday: By Appointment
Saturday: By Appointment
Sunday: Closed

Middle and Junior High School Tutoring Programs

Math

    Middle and Junior High School Math

    The transition from pre-algebra to algebra in middle or junior high school can be difficult for your child. At Sylvan, we often find that students need help with fractions and other core skills to build the foundation they need to be successful with algebra. Let our highly qualified tutors pinpoint the math help your child needs. We provide personalized tutoring and help with math homework in the following subject areas:

    • Basic computation skills
    • Fractions
    • Decimals and percents
    • Integers
    • Probability and statistics
    • Pre-algebra
    • Geometry and measurement
    • Algebra
    • Problem solving
    • And more!

    Summer Math Camps

    Fractions/Decimals/Problem Solving/Percentages

    Grades 5-8
    July 12-15 or July 26-29
    1-3pm $125/week

    *This session will include lots of practical applications and games to reinforce and review basic operations. Uncover the fun of using fractions and decimals in everyday life.

    Multiply/Divide/Problem Solving

    Grades 3-5
    July 21-24 or July 19-22
    1-3pm $125/week

    A fun approach to improve understanding of basic multiplication and division facts while increasing speed and accuracy.
    *Understand concept of multiplication as repeated addition.
    *Identify division facts related to multiplication facts.
    *Increase speed of basic facts.

Reading

    Middle and Junior High School Reading

    Longer, more difficult reading assignments will be required in almost every subject area in middle or junior high school. Keep your child on track! At Sylvan, our expert reading tutors can tailor a learning program that will help your child become a more proficient and confident reader in the following areas:

    • Word analysis
    • Vocabulary
    • Fluency
    • Reading comprehension
    • And more!

    Advanced Reading Skills

    Sylvan's Advanced Reading Skills program can raise your child’s effective reading rate by 50% with as little as twelve hours of instruction.* Increased reading speed and improved comprehension can help your child with test-taking, studying and more!

    *Individual results may vary. Please contact us for more information.

    Accelerated Reading Camp

    Our PACE Accelerated Reading Camp increases reading speed and improves comprehension in a 23 hour course.

    Grades 6 - College
    June 21-July 1 No Fri or Sat
    1-3pm $180/course

    Or

    July 26-August 5 No Fri or Sat
    South Location: 6-8pm
    North Location: 6:30-8:30pm
    $180/course

Writing

    Middle and Junior High School Writing

    Let our writing tutors pinpoint the help your child needs to succeed in middle or junior high school and prepare for high school. You’ll see real progress because the skills we’ll teach at Sylvan are the same ones your child is learning at school. Our personalized approach can improve your child’s writing skills and confidence in the following areas:

    • Organize the writing process from pre-writing through publishing
    • Apply proper composition techniques, including the development of topic sentences and supporting paragraphs, and organization of supporting details
    • Understand how to approach the different writing forms, including descriptive, narrative, expository, and persuasive
    • Identify and outline the main idea of a work of literature or nonfiction, identify supporting ideas, and more

    Summer Writing Camps

    Write On! I
    Grades 3-5
    June 12-15 or July 26-29
    1-3pm $125/week

    Write On! II
    Grades 6-9
    June 28-July 1 or August 2-5
    1-3pm $125/week

    Your child will have fun engaging in different roles as authors, while practicing and improving writing skills.

Study Skills

    Middle and Junior High School Study Skills

    Help your child approach studying with less stress and more confidence! With Sylvan’s study skills program, your child will learn how to manage day-to-day schoolwork with ease. From organizing a binder, to listening and note-taking, our study skills program will help your child become a better student in middle or junior high school – and beyond. We’re here to help with the following skills:

    • Organization and time management
    • Note-taking
    • Reading and studying
    • Test-taking strategies

    Study Skills Camp

    8 hours of instruction in Goal Setting, Time Management, and Organizational Skills.

    South Location: 6-8pm $125/week
    August 31-Sept 9
    Tuesday and Thursday

    North Location: 6:30-8:30pm $125/week
    August 31-September 9
    Tuesday and Thursday

Homework Help

    Middle and Junior High School Homework Help

    Does your middle or junior high school student have difficulty completing homework independently? From help with math homework to essay writing, our tutors can build the skills, habits and attitudes your child needs to tackle tough assignments with ease. Learn more about our flexible scheduling options – including evenings and weekends - and subjects we can provide help with today.

Academic Camps

    Middle and Junior High School Academic Camps

    Looking for an opportunity to improve your child’s math, reading, writing or study and organizational skills when school is out? We offer a number of fun camp programs for middle and junior high school students. Contact us to learn more today!

    Summer Writing Camps

    Write On! I
    Grades 3-5
    June 12-15 or July 26-29
    1-3pm $125/week

    Write On! II
    Grades 6-9
    June 28-July 1 or August 2-5
    1-3pm $125/week

    Your child will have fun engaging in different roles as authors, while practicing and improving writing skills.

    Summer Math Camps

    Fractions/Decimals/Problem Solving/Percentages

    Grades 5-8
    July 12-15 or July 26-29
    1-3pm $125/week

    *This session will include lots of practical applications and games to reinforce and review basic operations. Uncover the fun of using fractions and decimals in everyday life.

    Multiply/Divide/Problem Solving

    Grades 3-5
    July 21-24 or July 19-22
    1-3pm $125/week

    A fun approach to improve understanding of basic multiplication and division facts while increasing speed and accuracy.
    *Understand concept of multiplication as repeated addition.
    *Identify division facts related to multiplication facts.
    *Increase speed of basic facts.

    Accelerated Reading Camp

    Our PACE Accelerated Reading Camp increases reading speed and improves comprehension in a 23 hour course.

    Grades 6 - College
    June 21-July 1 No Fri or Sat
    1-3pm $180/course

    Or

    July 26-August 5 No Fri or Sat
    South Location: 6-8pm
    North Location: 6:30-8:30pm
    $180/course

    Study Skills Camp

    8 hours of instruction in Goal Setting, Time Management, and Organizational Skills.

    South Location: 6-8pm $125/week
    August 31-Sept 9
    Tuesday and Thursday

    North Location: 6:30-8:30pm $125/week
    August 31-September 9
    Tuesday and Thursday