Details overview

Hours 07:45 AM - 02:55 PM
School leader Donahue
District Cape Henlopen School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Block scheduling
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Painting
6
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
13
AP Classes
including: Physics 2: Algebra-Based
3
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Career and Tech programs Agriculture
Business management
Computer programming
Culinary
Industrial / Graphic Design
Engineering
Media arts Computer animation
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Architecture
Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Textiles
World languages taught French
Italian
Spanish
AP classes offered Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
English Language and Composition
Environmental Science
European History
Human Geography
Music Theory
Physics 1: Algebra-Based
Physics 2: Algebra-Based
Statistics
United States History

Support

20
Facilities
including: Sports Fields
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Science lab
College / career center
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 67% 47%
Black 16% 31%
Hispanic 13% 15%
Two or more races 2% 3%
Asian 2% 4%
Hawaiian 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native n/a 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

13
Girls Sports
including: Lacrosse
13
Boys Sports
including: Golf
22
Clubs
including: Recycling club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Diving
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Diving
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Wrestling
Clubs Chess club
Community service
Dance club
DECA
Drill team
Drum line
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
Flag girls
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
JROTC
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Marching band
Math club
Mock trial competition club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Recycling club
Robotics club
Special Olympics
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Beacon Middle School
  Mariner Middles School
  Sussex Academy of the Arts

Teachers

20
Staff
including: Librarian / media specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
French
Italian
Spanish

Class size

English Language Arts
18
This school
21
State average
Source: See notes

Highly qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
General Elementary N/A 97%
English Language Arts 100% 95%
English 93% 96%
Arts & Humanities 100% 99%
Math 94% 94%
Science 98% 95%
Social Studies 57% 95%
Foreign Language 100% 94%
Geography 100% 94%
History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative 100% 98%
Economics N/A 93%
Government 100% 96%

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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) 6 N/A
Number of principals in the last 5 years 1 2
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

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Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 100
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 20
For the year 2014-2015

Choice enrollment

  This school
Students attending this school through their feeder pattern assignment 94%
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) 6%

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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, 2014-2015
Class size DE Dept. of Education, 2014-2015
Highly qualified teachers DE Dept. of Education, 2014-2015
School leadership DE Dept. of Education, 2014-2015
Choice enrollment DE Dept. of Education, 2014-2015
  DE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013