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Thinking of a Tutoring Service? Questions to Ask (and How Three DFW Tutors Compare!)

Deciding to get tutoring help for your child is just one step in what can be a long process.  The next step – researching and evaluating your options in tutoring – can take much more time and effort.  Services range by subject, ages served, location (in-home or in-facility), education level of tutors and more.

MomsOutLoud.com talked to several tutoring services to find out what the right questions are to ask when evaluating a tutor or a tutoring company.  They are listed below, along with how each of three of the most highly regarded tutoring services in DFW compare.

 

(Tutoring companies listed in alphabetical order)

Club Z logo

Locations/Areas Served:  Flower Mound, North Dallas/Plano

Student/Teacher Ratio: 1 to 1

Grade Levels/Ages Served:  All ages, all grades

Diagnostic Evaluation: administered as necessary or upon request

Teacher Certifications:  Degreed professionals and certified teachers

Subjects Covered:  All subjects, as well as test prep for TAKS, ACT, SAT, GRE, GMAT, and other standardized tests

Sessions per Week:  Based on student’s individual needs

Homeschool:  Yes

Prides Itself On:  Customizing schedules, lesson plans, and sessions to the individual student.  Meeting where convenient for student.  Choosing a tutor who can work best with the student.

Contact Information:  Flower Mound- 972.956.0963; North Dallas/Plano- 972.424.6321; website:  www.clubztutoring.com

See their Profile on MomsOutLoud.com by clicking HERE!

 

Learning Rx logoLocations/Areas Served:  Plano facility, serving Collin County and Dallas County areas

Student/Teacher Ratio: 1 to 1

Grade Levels/Ages Served:  1st grade through College

Diagnostic Evaluation: Required

Teacher Certifications:  All are degreed professionals

Subjects Covered:  Attention, memory, reading, organization

Sessions per Week:  3 to 5

Homeschool:  Yes

Prides Itself On:  Helping you understand why your child is not succeeding.  Getting to the underlying causes of learning challenges and solving the problem there.

Contact Information:  Phone – 972.267.8900; address:  5136 Village Creek Drive, Suite 501  Plano, TX 75093; website:  www.learningrx.com OR www.tutoring-plano.com

See their Profile on MomsOutLoud.com by clicking HERE!

 

Sylvan learning center logoLocations/Areas Served:  Several around DFW

Student/Teacher Ratio: 1 to 1 or 3 to 1

Grade Levels/Ages Served:  Pre-K to Adults

Diagnostic Evaluation: Required

Teacher Certifications:  Combination of certified and math qualified teachers

Subjects Covered:  Reading, writing, math, study skills, higher math, TAK-SAT-ACT Exam Prep and Homework support

Sessions per Week:  Based on student’s needs

Homeschool:  No

Prides Itself On:  We are North America’s leading private tutoring service with over 1100 locations.  We offer a personalized learning plan, individual attention, and regular progress reports.

Contact Information:  Phone – 972.447.0200; address:  18101 Preston Road, Suite 105  Dallas, TX  75252; website:  www.sylvanlearning.com

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