Reading Programs
To find a class near you, please click here.
Yes. You can make up a missed class either by doing an interactive online lesson or by scheduling a make-up in another nearby class. To view class schedule options, please click here.
Use the following guidelines, or call us at 1-800-570-8935 and we will help you determine which program is right for your child.
  • Weak Reader — Your child has struggled with reading in 1st grade and needs a lot of support when he or she reads.
  • Average Reader — Your child has been on track with reading in 1st grade.
  • Strong Reader — Your child has been very successful with reading in 1st grade and is ready for a challenge.
Program tuition varies by location. Click here to view schedules and locations in your area.
Enrollments are taken until the start date of class, or until the class is fully enrolled.
After you enroll one student, you will receive a $30 discount for each additional student you enroll. The discount applies to family members at the same mailing address.
Refund requests must be made in writing and postmarked at least fourteen days before the first day of class. There is a $15 processing fee per family.
A limited number of scholarships are available to students with demonstrated financial need.
A leader in reading instruction since 1971, the Institute helps educational organizations provide reading skills programs to the communities they serve. For more information, visit www.readingprograms.org.
Each lesson includes independent reading practice, fluency training, and comprehension-building discussions in engaging children's books, as well as games and activities that build phonics skills. The teacher will work individually with your child and provide you with guidance for selecting books at the right level for your child throughout second grade.
Between classes, students complete four sessions of reading practice and online instruction, including phonics and word-attack lessons, fluency training, and comprehension support. These interactive lessons are enjoyable and easy to follow, and students can complete them independently.
The maximum class size is eighteen students. The class size allows for your child to receive personal attention from the teacher, while also participating in lively group discussions and activities.
Class instruction, program materials and online instruction meet the needs of a wide range of students. In class, the teacher provides individualized support and guidance for each student. Online instruction at home is tailored to each child's skill level and needs. The program gives students the skills they need as well as the opportunity to practice these skills under the teacher's guidance, so every student makes substantial progress.
Parents are welcome to attend all or any part of any class with their child.

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