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The Rectory School Pomfret, CT

Eagle Hill School Greenwich, CT

For children ages 6-16 with language-based learning disabilities At EagleHill, our students and their families discover a specialized education for children with learning disabilities, one that suits each child’s strengths and needs, within an environment that is as traditional as possible. Our mission is clear: to provide individualized, academic remediation for children with language-based learning disabilities, and help them develop the skills and strategies to successfully transition to their next school. We believe that everyone can learn with the right kind of intervention. Students learn in different ways, so our research-based teaching methods vary to suit each child, and are continually assessed and customized to accommodate each child’s learning profile. And, since children with learning disabilities often experience difficulty in social skills development, remediation of these skills is also provided. The supportive, nurturing environment at Eagle Hill is key to the development of socially competent and emotionally secure children. Here, there is a recognition and acceptance for a variety of learning and social styles. But beyond that, our onsite team of social workers, school counselors, and psychologists ensure that there is always someone with additional support and expertise if needed. Our faculty genuinely enjoys children and consistentlymodels their support

The Rectory School is an Independent, Coed Junior Boarding (5-9) and Day School (K-9) located in beautiful Pomfret, CT. At Rectory, students thrive through individualized attention and instruction. The comprehensive program is a successful combination of traditional academics, athletics, and performance and studio arts, presented in innovative ways by a caring faculty. The signature Individualized Instruction Program (IIP) offers

unique one-to-one teaching for a variety of learning styles and aptitudes. The focus on developing individual talents permeates every aspect of life on Rectory’s picturesque, 138-acre campus. The Rectory School’s mission is to provide students, from early childhood through middle school, with an enriched and supportive academic, social and ethical community that


addresses individual learning styles, aptitudes, and needs while promoting personal self-worth and accountability. The school community lives The Rectory School Creed: Responsibility, Respect, Honesty, and Compassion. Residential Life Some of the most important relationships are created within the framework of Rectory’s residential community.The boarding environment simulates a home away from home and the dormitory parents offer support and guidance to the students as they navigate through their middle school years. At Rectory, every student forms a connection to an adult in the community; these relationships form naturally as the faculty spend the majority of their time with the students. IIP Supports The Individual Rectory’s Individualized Instruction Program (IIP) celebrates the uniqueness of each person. A pioneer among junior boarding schools in individualizing instruction, Rectory has provided students with one-to- one instruction as an integral part of the School’s educational culture since the School’s founding in 1920. Rectory’s IIP is designed to address a range of academic interests and needs with seamless integration into the academic day. IIP offers opportunities for independent study, enrichment activities, subject support, and skill building. Technology Vision Technological developments, digital tools, and instantaneous access to people and information are changing the ways we teach and learn. However, student achievement, progress, and performance remain at the core of Rectory’s decision-making about embedding technology in academic programs, and Rectory’s technology vision statement guides our journey. Driven by the School’s mission, the vision is about fulfilling Rectory’s commitment to support a range of learners by addressing the individual learning needs of each student. Open House Date for Fall 2014: November 13, 2014 The Rectory School: 528 Pomfret Street, Pomfret, CT 06258. For more information, call the admissions office at: 860-928-1328 or visit


and acceptance of all of our students. Every class and program is structured so that all students have an opportunity for success. By the time our students leave Eagle Hill, they are well on their way to developing the self-assurance they need to learn, and the confidence to advocate for themselves. At Eagle Hill, we are committed to making learning enjoyable once again, and to providing our students with a sense of accomplishment as they make their way through each day. That is why our program is not only child-driven but also child-friendly. Quite simply, our students are happy to come to school. In addition to an intensive and customized academic program, they also enjoy art, music, athletics, and an extensive list of afternoon activities. Founded in Greenwich in 1975, Eagle Hill School is an independent, co-educational day school and five-day boarding school enrolling 250 students ages 6-15 from the tri-state area. The hallmark of Eagle Hill’s curriculum is an individualized, child-driven program, with a student- teacher ratio ranging from 1:1 to 12:1. 2014-2015 OPEN HOUSE DATES (All sessions begin at 9 a.m.) October 21, November 18, January 20, February 24, April 21, May 19 For reservations, please RSVP to: or call (203) 622-9240 x. 612


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