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Hours 7:30 AM - 2:15 AM
School leader Simmons, James
District Brandywine School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Photography
3
Music
including: Jazz band
14
AP Classes
including: Spanish Language
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Jazz band
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Media arts Graphics
Technical design and production
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
World languages taught French
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) College and Career Readiness
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Honors track
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
AP classes offered Statistics
English Language and Composition
World History
Psychology
U.S. History
U.S. Government and Politics
Chemistry
Biology
Physics C
Studio Art: Drawing Portfolio
Calculus BC
English Literature and Composition
Calculus AB
Spanish Language
Early childhood program offered No

Support

13
Facilities
including: Gym
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Vocational or skills-based training Business management
Culinary
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Gym
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 46% 48%
Black 45% 31%
Hispanic 4% 15%
Asian 3% 4%
Two or more races 2% 3%
Native American 0% 0%
Hawaiian 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

12
Girls Sports
including: Tennis
12
Boys Sports
including: Football
10
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Wrestling
Clubs Art club
Chess club
Drama club
Drum line
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Mock trial competition club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Springer Middle School
  PS duPont Middle School
  Talley Middle School

Teachers

14
Staff
including: Dance teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Dance teacher
Educational diagnostician
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
World languages spoken by staff Arabic
French
Italian
Spanish

Class size

Average number of students - English Language Arts
16
This school
19
State average
Average number of students - Math
15
This school
20
State average
Source: See notes

Highly qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
General Elementary N/A 98%
English Language Arts N/A 96%
English 100% 95%
Arts & Humanities 100% 99%
Math 100% 95%
Science 100% 96%
Social Studies 100% 95%
World Languages 100% 92%
Geography N/A 96%
History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative 100% 99%
Economics N/A 93%
Government 100% 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) 1 N/A
Number of principals in the last 5 years 3 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

Learn more Http://www.brandywineschools.org//Domain/94
Application or enrollment process No
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 01/15/2015

Choice enrollment

  This school
Students attending this school through their feeder pattern assignment 77%
Students "choicing" into this school who live in the district 13%
Students "choicing" into this school who live outside the district (includes vocational and charter schools) 10%

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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
Class size 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