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Programs

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
0
Languages
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts None
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught None
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
Hybrid / Blended learning
Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

11
Facilities
including: Parent center
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
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 Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Gym
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Parent center
Performance stage
Playground

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 36% 31%
White 32% 48%
Hispanic 27% 15%
Asian 3% 4%
Two or more races n/a 3%
Native American n/a 0%
Hawaiian n/a 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Boys Sports
3
Clubs
including: Math club
Boys sports None
Girls sports (misc.) Girls on the Run
Clubs Girls on the Run
Math club
Science club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:00 AM

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools George Read Middle School
  Calvin McCullough Middle School
  William Penn High School

Teachers

15
Staff
including: Special education coordinator
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Educational diagnostician
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Highly qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
General Elementary 100% 98%
English Language Arts N/A 96%
English N/A 95%
Arts & Humanities N/A 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) 2 N/A
Number of principals in the last 5 years 2 2
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

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

Enrollment

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

Choice enrollment

  This school
Students attending this school through their feeder pattern assignment 94%
Students "choicing" into this school who live in the district 3%
Students "choicing" into this school who live outside the district (includes vocational and charter schools) 2%

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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