Rectory School

An Independent, Coed, Junior Boarding (5-9) and Day School (Early Childhood-9)

IIP Sessions During the Academic Day

Individualized Instruction Program

  • Each IIP is as unique as the student, reflecting his or her specific learning needs, strengths, interests and affinities.
  • IIP helps the student develop skills and learn strategies for achieving independent learning and self-advocacy through our customized approach to the individual’s education.
  • IIP sessions replaces study hall during the the academic day.
  • IIP sessions are individualized to meet each student’s needs.


  • Experienced tutors regularly collaborate with the student’s teachers.
  • Tutors write detailed student profiles based on diagnostic and anecdotal information.
  • Shared goal-setting allows tutor, student, and parents to develop objectives.
  • A diagnostic approach to planning ensures that instructional goals are customized to a student’s learning needs.
  • Tutors can address deficit areas in reading, (Orton Gillingham or Wilson approaches) written expression, math, study skills, reading comprehension, oral language, English language learning (ELL), and executive functions, including organization, planning, prioritizing, and time management.
  • Tutors are experienced in working with students with ADHD.
  • Tutors are matched with students based on the student’s areas of need and the tutor’s areas of strength. Students develop self-advocacy, confidence, and discipline within IIP's caring and nurturing environment.
  • Tutors follow a structured protocol to ensure consistency regarding organization, planning, prioritizing work, and the use of the assignment notebook.
  • Enrichment classes are available in all academic subjects.