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Programs

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Painting
4
Music
including: Orchestra
8
AP Classes
including: Biology
2
Languages
including: French
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Jazz band
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Poetry
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
World languages taught French
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Business
Environmental
Foreign languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Performing arts
Science
Special Education
Social justice
Technology
Visual arts
Vocational education
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Honors track
Independent study
Internships
Outdoor / Farm-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages French
Spanish
AP classes offered Statistics
English Language and Composition
Psychology
U.S. History
U.S. Government and Politics
Biology
English Literature and Composition
Spanish Language
Early childhood program offered No

Support

21
Facilities
including: Auditorium
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Hearing impairments
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Other
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Visual impairments
Significant developmental delay
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Vocational or skills-based training Agriculture
Business management
Culinary
Industrial / Graphic Design
Welding certification
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Parent center
Performance stage
Science lab
Swimming pool

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 68% 48%
Black 23% 31%
Hispanic 6% 15%
Asian n/a 4%
Two or more races n/a 3%
Native American n/a 0%
Hawaiian 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

12
Girls Sports
including: Field hockey
12
Boys Sports
including: Cheerleading
15
Clubs
including: Drum line
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Field hockey
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Wrestling
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Wrestling
Clubs Community service
Drama club
Drum line
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
Flag girls
Foreign language and culture club
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Science club
Special Olympics
Student council / government
Woodshop
Yearbook
Clubs - language Spanish & French
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools W. T. Chipman Middle SChool

Teachers

23
Staff
including: Special education coordinator
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Educational diagnostician
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish

Class size

Average number of students - English Language Arts
14
This school
19
State average
Average number of students - Math
15
This school
20
State average
Source: See notes

Highly qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
General Elementary N/A 98%
English Language Arts N/A 96%
English 87% 95%
Arts & Humanities 100% 99%
Math 98% 95%
Science 98% 96%
Social Studies 100% 95%
World Languages 100% 92%
Geography N/A 96%
History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative 100% 99%
Economics 100% 93%
Government 100% 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) 5 N/A
Number of principals in the last 5 years 1 2
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Buses / vans shared with other schools
Accessible via public transportation
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.lf.k12.de.us/school-choice/
Application or enrollment process No

Choice enrollment

  This school
Students attending this school through their feeder pattern assignment 89%
Students "choicing" into this school who live in the district 0%
Students "choicing" into this school who live outside the district (includes vocational and charter schools) 11%

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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
Class size 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
  DE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013