Details overview

Hours 8:15 AM - 3:20 PM
School leader Rees, Michael
District Colonial School District
Transportation options Yes


Basic school information

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

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
Hybrid / Blended learning


Visual Arts
including: Painting
including: Band
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts None
Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught None


including: Playground
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Internet access
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Remediation
Differentiated learning programs
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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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


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


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


including: Librarian / media specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Educational diagnostician
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
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%
Foreign Language 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


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


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Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 01/15/2015

Choice enrollment

  This school
Students attending this school through their feeder pattern assignment 94%
Students "choicing" into this school who live in the district 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


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