"We, the dolphins, are a community that supports each other, takes academic risks"

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School leader:  Timm, Douglas
1201 Delaware Street
New Castle, DE 19720

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"We, the dolphins, are a community that supports each other, takes academic risks"


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Submitted by a parent · February 10, 2015
Excellent school, curriculum, staff and programs. At Carrie Downing, it's all about the students. Thanks Mr. Tim for you and your staff for caring more for my son Nehemiah. When the school district award their schools, your school should be in the... more

Submitted by a parent · January 13, 2015
WeI have a daughter who has gone through Carrie Downie and a son who is in his last year this year. We couldn't be more happy with this administration, teachers and support staff! This school really takes the "village" to raise a child... more

Submitted by a teacher · December 18, 2014
Carrie Downie is a place where your student will feel part of a community. We as a staff are a family and we strive to keep our students challenged, safe, and happy each and everyday! Our building may look old, however, the practices that we are... more

Submitted by a parent · December 18, 2014
Love this school and the way your child is put first...my child has a learning disability and she has so many champions in her corner....also the weekly videos are a fun way to see what's going on in their day!!! I love it. All 5 of my kids have... more

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We have a focus of Technology, Empowerment, and Community. There is a concentration on allowing students to take academic risks, show creativity, control their own learning, with a focus on grit and continuous improvement. We are also striving to tell the message of the great things that are going on at Carrie Downie Elementary School.

January 15, 2015

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Downie (Carrie) Elementary School
1201 Delaware Street, New Castle, DE  19720
Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 5 reviews. (302) 323-2926
Last modified Downie (Carrie) Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.