Derby faculty provide extra-help sessions, on a regular basis, to all Grades 4-8 students in their individual courses. This is provided on an as-needed basis and is open to all students in the Middle and Upper Schools.
For students who may require additional academic support—specifically for reading/language development, organizational/time management/study skill strategies, and/or mathematics (Grades 6-8)—the School offers services beyond the regular classroom instruction and extra-help sessions. These services are provided in our Tutoring Center, and are arranged at the recommendation of the Division Head, in consultation with the classroom/homeroom teacher, a student’s parents, the Coordinator of Support Services, and, in some instances, Derby’s Consulting Psychologist. Students in this program generally meet twice per week with a tutor during a study hall period. There is an additional fee for this program, and space is limited.