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Programs

Classes

Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
World languages taught None
Academic themes / Areas of focus Mathematics
Special Education
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Individually guided instruction
Standards-based
Teacher-run
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Music room
Parent center
Playground

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 44% 48%
Black 40% 31%
Hispanic 8% 15%
Two or more races 6% 3%
Asian n/a 4%
Native American 0% 0%
Hawaiian 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Boy Scouts
Girls on the Run
Special Olympics
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 6:30 AM

Culture

Dress code None
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools Fred Fifer Middle School

Teachers

Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Gardening teacher
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff None

Highly qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
General Elementary 100% 98%
English Language Arts 100% 96%
English N/A 95%
Arts & Humanities 100% 99%
Math N/A 95%
Science N/A 96%
Social Studies N/A 95%
World Languages N/A 92%
Geography N/A 96%
History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative N/A 99%
Economics N/A 93%
Government N/A 98%

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  • A highly qualified teacher for a specific academic area is one who has full state certification for teaching the subject, has a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, and has demonstrated subject matter competence.
Source: See notes

School leadership

  This school State average
Current principal's tenure (in years) 1 N/A
Number of principals in the last 5 years 3 2
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Big Brothers Big Sisters
Partner website Http://bbbsde.org/
Partner PAWS
Partner website Http://www.pawsforpeople.org/
Partner Artisans Bank
Partner website Https://www.artisansbank.com/

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process No

Choice enrollment

  This school
Students attending this school through their feeder pattern assignment 66%
Students "choicing" into this school who live in the district 24%
Students "choicing" into this school who live outside the district (includes vocational and charter schools) 10%

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  • Non-Choice: Students at this school who are part of the normal feeder pattern.
  • Intra-District Choice: Students at this school who are outside the normal feeder pattern, but still within their resident district.
  • Inter-District Choice: Students at this school from outside their resident district. All vocational and charter school enrollment is considered Inter-District Choice.
Source: See notes

Sources

Student diversity DE Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Highly qualified teachers DE Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
School leadership DE Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Choice enrollment DE Dept. of Education, 2013-2014