High School Programs

Give your high schoolers the reading tools they need to succeed beyond graduation.

Developmentally appropriate programs for 9th through 12th grade.

Programs to Help your High Schoolers

Further deepen and broaden their reading skills. Your high school students will build advanced reading skills that will be applicable through graduation and beyond.

A Flexible Skills Program

A flexible skills program that delivers engaging reading instruction to address achievement gaps and build advanced reading skills in your High School students. Increase instructional time without burdening existing staff.

Advanced Reading Skills Built in the High School Program

  • Strong Fiction Comprehension
  • Strong Nonfiction Comprehension
  • Efficient Study Skills
  • Textbook Strategies
  • Advanced Note-Taking Skills
  • Active Reading
  • Speed Reading

Reading materials in the Reading Skills Program are selected based on literary merit, compelling and relatable characters, diverse cultures and backgrounds, and relevant themes that inspire and expand empathy and sensitivity among students. In addition, research shows that connecting with the characters helps develop self and social awareness.

IRD Provides Everything You Need

  • Engagement/Outreach – customized outreach to boost enrollment is developed for each school or district.
  • Materials – materials are delivered to participating students prior to the first session.
  • Dedicated Implementation Team – our team works closely with your school or district to ensure seamless implementation.
  • IT Support – ongoing IT support is provided for schools, districts, and individual students.
  • Session Reports – post-session reports are developed for each participating school or district.