Chicago, IL232 Reading Tutors near you

Where do you need the reading tutor?

Answer a few questions

Tell us what you need so we can bring you the right pros.

Get quotes

Receive quotes from pros who meet your needs.

Hire the right pro

Compare quotes, message pros, and hire when ready.

Chicago Reading Tutors

Browse these reading tutors with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Chicago.

Arbor Tutors - Chicagoland
4.8
from 38 reviews
  • 104 hires on Thumbtack
Peter N.
Verified review

I'm very impressed with the quality and the education of the tutors. It's like everyone here has an Ivy League education.

  • 5 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle L.
Verified review

Wendie was an excellent tutor. Easy to schedule with and found a time and convenient location close to home. My son's score went up several points from the first time he took the ACT (before tutoring). His Reading score had a big increase send his math score went up dramatically too. My son mentioned that the tutoring also helped him in his math class at school. I would definitely hire Wendi again.

Ole! Spanish School
4.7
from 15 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Kat K.
Verified review

Ole Spanish tutoring is a wonderful experience. I have had many tutors in languages and he makes the experience interesting and fun. We learn a lot and have conversation and still get vocabulary. He also uses different teaching tools which I love. Also, he doesn't go too fast or too slow- he mixes it up. I always had tutors that went so slow and I didn't get enough from the class but this isn't the case with Cristobal.He is willing to answer questions and always makes you feel good about answering. He is very encouraging. Don't hesitate to take with him. He is very thorough and good at teaching Spanish. I recommend him 100% and still take Spanish with him now.

  • 26 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Marsha R.
Verified review

Allison has been working with my 6th grade daughter tutoring her in math and i cant believe the difference in such a short time. Its so nice to see my child have a level of confidence when it comes to math that she has never had before

A+ TUTORING SERVICES
4.8
from 9 reviews
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Andrea T.
Verified review

I was so impressed with Kevin and couldn't be happier that he reached out on thumb tack. I was in search of a tutor to help me pass the Elementary Education Math Content Test (very similar to the ACT math). Not only was Kevin able to teach in student friendly terms, he was SO knowledgeable of the types of questions and concepts I would need to know. Kevin was always very punctual and approachable when ever I did not understand something. We were able to meet before tutoring began to create a plan that we would follow together. By the last session, we covered every topic in the amount of time I hoped for. If you're in need of any math tutoring, I would HIGHLY recommend Kevin. Hands down the absolute best tutor I have ever been in contact with!!

  • 40 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Jane H.
Verified review

Suzanne has been my daughter's tutor for the past ten years. She very quickly tapped into her strengths and interests to provide fun ways to improve her language arts skills. Suzanne's special education background, in addition to her patient and kind personality have made her an excellent teacher. My daughter has absolutely loved going to "tutoring" all these years!

Tutoring Services
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Tami H.
Verified review

Carol tutored my son in high school, and helped him get ready for the ACT. He never would have gotten through without her, and did better on the test than either he or the family expected. She is a true professional, and well worth the price we paid. I liked her work so well, I'm going to have her revamp my resume this spring. I highly recommend her for any tutoring or writing job.

Performance Tutoring
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Roberta K.
Verified review

Tim did a fantastic job tutoring my son for the ACT. He totally understood where to concentrate their time. Highly recommend.

  • 13 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Beth J.
Verified review

My daughters reading and comprehension was really holding her back. she started in 6th grade reading at a 4th grade level. At the end of her sessions she is reading on an 11th grade level.Her comprehension is on an 8th grade level, and increasing all the time. She has learned valuable tools and now has a love for reading.

Sarah Kolterman
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Emily D.
Verified review

Sarah was extremely proficient working with our son. Our son struggled in reading comprehension and math. Sarah was quick to offer alternative learning methods, and was extremely professional while also being compassionate. I really can't say enough good about Sarah. She exceeded our expectations in every way.

!Ole! Spanish Wheaton
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Jay W.
Verified review

I´ve only been working with Cristobal for a short time due to my work schedule, but I´m very comfortable now with speaking and reading Spanish. I really like his approach to teaching the language and his passion for it. He also has group meet ups so that you can enjoy speaking with others on your proficiency level and continue gaining confidence in your speaking ability.

KHOOL Tutoring
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Talanda T.
Verified review

My daughter was having a hard time with Kindergarten. To the point she was on a path of repeating kindergarten. My daughter at one point enjoyed reading. However, as the level of books increased, my daughter’s confidence decreased. We started tutoring with Ms. Kendra September 2017, and my daughter’s confidence and fluency in reading drastically improved. It does not matter if her session is in person or over the computer, my daughter is engaged and enjoying the time learning with Ms. Kendra! She even wakes up before us ensuring we know she has tutoring. My daughter first report card was all A’s- most importantly A’s in reading & writing! First person she wanted to tell was Ms. Kendra! I cannot explain the positive influence Ms. Kendra has on my daughter. Ms. Kendra is dedicated to the growth of her students. She puts her all into each session, giving her students her all. We are forever grateful!

Navin Tyle
4.5
from 3 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Jeanne S.
Verified review

My son has been tutoring with Navin for a few months now and has made tremendous progress in his honors math and science courses. Navin also has been working on ACT prep with my son, which has made him more confident going into the next exam. We highly recommend Navin's tutoring services.

  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Kaye L.
Verified review

I was having a lot of problems with essay writing and math. The tutor that was given to me was able to help me with both subjects. I'm very relieved. I recommended Arbor to several of my family members who also had similar results.

World Language Tutor
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Sara E.
Verified review

I had a great experince taking accent reduction lessons with Cindy. She is very clear when teaching the matrials. I am very happy that I learned new ways to sound words that I used to say them wrong.

Marissa Fenley
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Matthew B.
Verified review

Marissa was an excellent tutor! She helped me with my English homework and because of her I got a much better grade in the class. I feel like I am a better writer because of her and I use the skills she gave me in all of my writing assignments now. She was incredibly professional but also very friendly and easy to talk to. Essay writing is now so much easier for me because of the the things Marissa taught me. I would recommend Marissa as a tutor to anyone looking to improve their writing.

  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jasmine E.
Verified review

Amazing!!! Mrs. V made my daughter feel comfortable and smart in the short time they were together. She made great assessments with my daughter and was reviewing her current skills and helping her develop new ones through reading and play. i was throughly impressed and I'm very happy she will be working with us!

Max Rohde
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
Paul F.
Verified review

Great tutor!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
About

I am a Chicago Public School teacher who has worked in a high achieving northside school for almost a decade. I am well versed in both the NWEA Maps test and the selective enrollment test and can provide prep for those exams.

Math Teacher & Tutor

New To Thumbtack

  • New on Thumbtack
About

I was a full-time math teacher at the middle school level for thirty one years. Since retiring in 1991, I have served as a substitute teacher for the past twenty three years.

Home Educator

New To Thumbtack

  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
About

I was a home-school mom for over 10 years. So, although I am not a certified teacher, I am a mother who taught and directed three children in how to learn and learn independently. Primary grades are my specialty, especially reading skills, foundational math principles, spelling, and English language basics. While I home educated, I’ve managed an apartment building in Chicago, part-time. I have been managing this property for 24 years. It is a part-time position, and I am seeking additional work at this time. I really like kids (our house is too quiet), and I enjoy helping them get excited about reading and learning. Let me help your kids to lay the solid foundation they will need to love learning for the rest of their lives.

Actual Requests

See other requests for reading tutors in Chicago

Need a Reading and Writing Tutor

Chicago, IL

  • Student grade level
    College
  • Subject area
    General reading & writing, Reading comprehension
  • Fluency level
    Intermediate
  • Reason for tutoring
    Learn new topics and techniques
  • Session frequency
    Once a week
  • Day preference(s)
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Time preference(s)
    Late afternoon (3-6pm)
  • Details
    improve my speaking skill
Hire skilled professionals for absolutely everything.