"All students receive a standards-based, developmentally appropriate curriculum."
Students enrolled 700
Hours 8:35 AM - 3:40 PM
School leader Thomas, Jenine
Transportation options Yes
District Red Clay Consolidated School District
Before school Yes
After school Yes

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1340 Little Baltimore Road
Hockessin, DE 19707

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(302) 234-7200
(302) 234-7212
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4 stars
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June 21, 2014
North Star continues to shine as a school community filled with both heart and talent. Teachers advocate for each child's success, they believe in each child's potential, and they value each student for their unique strengths and personalities. Building administration is welcoming, positive, and responsive to concerns. Parents pride themselves on being truly involved partners in their children's education. This school is in a class all its own!

- submitted by a parent
October 21, 2013
I have had a terrible time with this school. The teachers who assist with the after school car line are consistently rude and disrespectful to parents. Additionally, they give confusing inconsistent direction from day to day. The main office has also provided me with inaccurate information on several occasions. My experience with this school has been a major disappointment. .

- submitted by a parent
October 14, 2013
Relative to other elementary schools in the district, North Star is top notch. I believe this has a lot to do with their amazing PTA and overall parental involvement. Through their fundraising efforts, resources and volunteers, they're able to fund extracurricular activities and supplies for the school and individual classrooms. The foster a wonderful sense of community and school spirit.

- submitted by a parent
June 13, 2013
NSE is the best school ever. Our daughter is in 3rd grade and she loves her teacher and her classmates... The parent involvement is amazing where some schools have to beg parents to volunteer NSE has to schedule parent involvement for school trips because everyone wants to go.. Our children are very lucky to learn in such amazing environment.

- submitted by a parent
June 26, 2011
We are very happy at North Star. I have two children there, and we have had excellent teachers, excellent opportunities, and lots of fun. The children are generally from good family environments, well-behaved, and intelligent. The parental support is tremendous and the financial support from the PTA enables a lot of technology most public schools do not have access to. My children have participated in numerous activities, classes, and groups, and loved every minute of it. They have excelled academically and socially. I have had a great deal of interaction with administration, teachers, and support staff, and found all of them to be top-rate.

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NSE exists to nurture children's love of learning and celebrate the development of the whole child. In our family of learners, students, teachers, administrators, and parents work together to achieve success in a safe, challenging, and encouraging environment.

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North Star Elementary School
1340 Little Baltimore Road, Hockessin, DE  19707
(302) 234-7200
Last modified North Star Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
North Star Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 5 reviews.