P.O. Box 68 528 Pomfret Street
Pomfret, CT 06258
Pomfret, CT 06258
Gr: (Boarding) 5-9 | 250 students
The Placement Department knows the students individually and diligently guides them through the secondary school process. The result is acceptance for each student into the school that's the best match.
A large percentage of the student body try out for the annual spring musical. At Rectory, students are supportive of each other in the arts, and they enjoy the time spent performing in the P.Y. & Kinmay Tang Performing Arts Center.
Our March Experiential Learning Program (MELP) is a signature week of exploration outside the classroom. Among the 20 possibilities are trips to the Rio Grande, New Orleans, Washington DC, or making African drums, glass mosaics, and rowboats. Rectory students have many opportunities to learn.
At The Rectory School, students thrive through individualized attention and instruction.
Our program is a successful combination of traditional academics, athletics, performing 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.
Moreover, our focus on developing individual talents permeates every aspect of life on our picturesque, 138 acre campus.
The Rectory experience encourages the spark in its students that ignites their desire to excel.
Our students love it here!.
|Definition of Terms
2016 School Data
|The Rectory School|
|School Focus||Junior Boarding School|
|Grades (Boarding)||Grades 5-9|
|Grades (Day)||Grades Pre-K-9|
|Supports Learning Differences (LD)||Yes|
|Campus Size||138 acres|
|% Students of Color||
|% International Students||
|% Students Boarding||
Academics and Faculty
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal|
|Average Class Size||10 students|
|Teacher : Student Ratio||1:4|
|Number of AP Courses Offered||n/a|
|ESL Courses Offered||Yes|
|% Faculty with Advanced Degree||
|Summer Program Offered||Yes|
|Endowment Size||$12 million|
|Tuition international students||$56,200|
|% Students on Financial Aid||
|Merit Scholarships Offered||No|
|Application Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Accepts Standardized Application||Yes|
|Director of Admissions||John Seaward|
|Associate Director of Admissions||Lesley Gibbs|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|# Interscholastic Sports Offered||17 Interscholastic Sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Fencing, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling|
|Total Extracurricular Organizations||24 Extracurriculars|
|Extracurriculars||9th Grade Ensemble, A Capella, Bookworms, Chess Club, Chorus, Debate Club, Development of Instrumental Music Techniques, Fine Arts Club, General Music: A History of Jazz Music in America, General Music: A History of Rock Music in America, Guitar Club, Introduction to Art, Introduction to Instrumental Music, Jazz Club, Jewelry Making, Newspaper, Orchestra, Photography, REC Story (Poems, Short Stories, Art Work, etc.), Robotics, Spring Musical, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Young Investors Club|
|Year:||10 Most Popular College Choices (# Enrolled)|
|Link to Matriculation Data|
- Students enjoy increasing their skills and revealing new talents in state-of-the-art facilities. The Tang Center for Performing Arts is an exceptional venue for concerts, assemblies, lessons, and special programs. The Collins Art Barn allows students to create in bright studios and develop photography in the darkroom.
- Every Rectory student is involved in sports and participates on a team. The program emphasizes healthy competition on levels that provide a challenge for the skilled athlete and encouragement for the beginner.
- The Rectory School community lives its creed: Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, and Compassion.
- The Rectory School’s four-week summer session, Summer@Rectory, is an innovative, individually designed program that balances academics, sports, art, music, drama, and recreation. Offering a variety of options for enrichment or remediation, Summer@Rectory has enrollment for coeducational day and boarding students who are entering grades five through nine.
- The morning academic program provides choices for students to explore an interest, challenge their skills, refresh academic knowledge, improve study skills, and increase English language proficiency. Students enroll in four courses for the four-week session. One of these courses may be the one-to-one Individualized Instruction Program (IIP).
- The afternoon sessions include FOCUS where the students learn beyond the classroom environment. Music camps promote the performing arts with instrumental ensembles, jazz, stringed instruments, and private lessons. Drama workshops allow students to explore theatrical skills, while recreational activities such as tennis, fishing, canoeing, softball, and soccer create personal enjoyment and team play. Students may elect a different option for each week.
- The weekend schedule of field trips and off-campus activities gives Summer@Rectory students more experiences to remember. Area beaches, an overnight trip to Boston, New England excursions, Six Flags, and a professional baseball game all add to the excitement.
- Summer@Rectory is held for four weeks from the last week in June. Call The Rectory School for more information.
- LD types supported: Dyslexia/Language-based/Mild Learning Differences
- School accreditations: Connecticut Association of Independent Schools (CAIS), National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS), Junior Boarding School Association (JBSA) Small Boarding School Association (SBSA)
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