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Newark, DE
Students enrolled: 115
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630 East Chestnut Hill Road
Newark, DE 19713

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(302) 454-2301
(302) 454-3493
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February 16, 2012
This teachers and staff at the DE School for the Deaf / Statewide Programs are very knowledgeable about the students whom they teach. They are accessible and helpful to families as they navigate through the life journey of raising a deaf / hard of hearing child. I have been very satisfied with the services both my child and my family have received. My child is happy, thriving, and learning in this school. I can't say enough about this wonderful community.

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December 10, 2010
This school utilizes a bilingual approach to teaching children who are deaf or hard of hearing. The natural language of deaf people is a visual one, and in the United States, this is American Sign Language (ASL). Instruction at the Delaware School for the Deaf is done through a bilingual approach, with ASL and English being the two languages used in the classroom. For some students this means ASL and written (print) English, and for other students this means ASL and spoken/written English. It depends on each individual student. The teachers are highly trained Deaf Education professionals, and the school is regarded as a very progressive school for the deaf, compared to many other schools for the deaf around the country. Students have the opportunity to learn in a barrier-free environment, because they have full visual access to the curriculum and all discussions around them. Students also develop a strong self-concept and have the knowledge that they are not "alone" in the world - that there are many other individuals like them.

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The staff at Delaware School for the Deaf and Statewide Programs for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deaf-blind represent the region's finest educators. They have a mission to support and enhance the communicative, cognitive, and social-emotional skills of all student who are deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind in Delaware.

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Delaware School for the Deaf Secondary
630 East Chestnut Hill Road, Newark, DE  19713
(302) 454-2301
Last modified Delaware School for the Deaf Secondary is a Public school that serves grades PK-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Delaware School for the Deaf Secondary Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews. Top