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Pomfret, Connecticut, USA
Rectory, located on 138 picturesque acres in NE CT, is devoted to the total development of each student in a nurturing environment that celebrates the individual and helps each student discover his and her passion for learning. Our flexible curriculum, caring faculty, small classes, and extensive offerings in the arts and athletics serve students across a broad range of abilities. The linchpin is our Individualized Instruction Program (IIP), which can provide tutoring each academic day, whether for support or enrichment. Our performing and visual arts facilities, state-of-the art weight room, and remodeled houses for female boarders make the campus a vital, energetic place to be. Our signature program, March Experiential Learning Program (MELP) devotes a week in March to pursue education outside the classroom through creative, dynamic courses that include travel throughout the country. Our Monday Clubs and weekend activities add to the positive Rectory experience that keeps our students eager to learn and to build character. Since 1920 we have been making a difference in the lives of young people. We say it quite simply: Our students love it here!
528 Pomfret Street, P.O. Box 68Pomfret, Connecticut, USA
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Summary: Rectory recognizes that each student is unique and brings to our community individual interests, strengths, and goals. Since 1920 Rectory has merged the time-tested with the innovative, while thinking broadly and open-mindedly about what contributes to the optimal learning experience. Our programmatic offerings provide essential opportunities to develop critical academic and life skills, and our instructional approach leverages the power of technology as a teaching and learning tool. A focus on the individual assures that each student is challenged, encouraged, and supported. Our purpose is to develop in our students the confidence, competence, and character necessary for them to be successful, contributing, principled members of the many communities they will inhabit.
Department Director: Glenn Ames
Average Class Size: 12
Full Time Teachers: 38
Teachers Holding Advanced Degrees: 29.00%
Student/Teacher Ratio: 4:1
Summer Programs Offered: Offered
Academic Schedule: Semester
Notable Achievements: Individualized Instruction Program (IIP), 1:1 Laptop Program, Tech Integration
Summary: Living at Rectory is like being part of a campus-wide, extended family. Dorm parents and their "children" become like family working together to create a safe, productive, and nurturing environment. Each person must take ownership of his or her life, while receiving necessary support to accomplish goals. The bonds that are made on campus last a lifetime.
Department Director: Justin Bendall
Number of Dorms: 11
Average Students Per Dorm: 13
No. of Girls Dorms: 5
No. of Boys Dorms: 6
Dress Code: Formal
Summary: Life on Rectory's campus provides varied activities to keep students involved and happy. We offer a weekly activity time with a variety of fun clubs. Off campus trips include skiing, movies, bowling, roller skating, and sporting events. Our Director of Student Activities works with our students to provide activities that are fun for everyone!
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Summary: Rectory students are involved in the arts and athletics. Our performing and visual arts inspire creativity, while our sports program challenges all abilities from the novice to the seasoned athlete.
Arts Department Director: Donna Bessette
Athletics Department Director: Michael Healy
Percentage of Graduates Who Attend College: 100.00%
Summary: Summer@Rectory is ideal for prospective students to learnabout Rectory, for new students to prepare for their fall enrollment, for returning students to reinforce their skills, and for any student to experience a rewarding and fun-filled summer. Our four-week program balances academics, athletics, fine and performing arts, and recreational activities. In the morningsession, students refresh their academic knowledge and skills,learn study strategies, increase their English language proficiency, and explore new ideas through a variety of courses,including Individualized Instruction.The afternoon schedule features FOCUS sessions for exploring the arts, and our recreational program, Afternoons of Fun. Weekend plans involve exciting field trips and off-campus adventures.Summer@Rectory offers all the qualities that characterize theRectory experience: a caring faculty, a welcoming community, a lovely campus, and an individualized approach to personal and academic growth.
Department Director: Colleen O'Neil
June 27, 2016 to July 22, 2016
Summer@Rectory’s 4-week program offers boys and girls from around the country and the world a recreational, educational, and exciting summer. Learn more about your adventure by exploring our website www.rectoryschool.org. Allow this summer to be like no other by attending Summer@Rectory!
Registration Deadline: June 01, 2016
Financial Aid Available: Yes
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