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Middle and Junior High School Tutoring Programs


    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!


    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.


    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

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