Maryvale Preparatory School focuses on educating young women for life. To further assist students, Maryvale offers individualized learning programs for different types of learners. The St. Julie Billiart Program provides girls with diagnosed language-based learning differences 2:1 instruction with an experienced learning specialist. The new Ford Program utilizes a 5:1 ratio to help students strengthen their executive functioning skills as well as manage their ADHD.
The Ford Program helps students navigate their coursework while strengthening their organization, time management, and study skills. Through direct instruction, students gain critical tools to support academic success in high school as well as college.
Learning specialist Rachel Mays, director of the Ford Program, remarks: “I am thrilled to be a part of the Ford program working alongside motivated and hardworking students. Seeing them succeed and find confidence in their abilities is the greatest reward of my job.”