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Programs

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
4
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
0
Languages
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught None
Academic themes / Areas of focus Performing arts
Science
Visual arts
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

11
Facilities
including: Library
Extra learning resources Counseling
Mentoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Social Thinking Skills
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 Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Playground

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 60% 48%
Black 21% 31%
Asian 10% 4%
Hispanic 7% 15%
Two or more races n/a 3%
Native American n/a 0%
Hawaiian 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
3
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
8
Clubs
including: Dance club
Clubs (misc.) BricksforKidz
  Test Prep
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Flag football
Kickball
Boys sports Basketball
Flag football
Kickball
Girls sports (misc.) Girls on the Run
Clubs Art club
Boy Scouts
Cub Scouts
Dance club
Girl Scouts
Girls on the Run
Homework help / Study buddy 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
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools Talley Middle School
  Springer Middle School
  P.S.duPont Middle School

Teachers

11
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Educational diagnostician
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Speech and language therapist

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 100% 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) 1 N/A
Number of principals in the last 5 years 2 2
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans shared with other schools
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Creative Mentoring
  Forwood Manor

Enrollment

Learn more Http://brandywineschools.org/forwood
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling

Choice enrollment

  This school
Students attending this school through their feeder pattern assignment 77%
Students "choicing" into this school who live in the district 19%
Students "choicing" into this school who live outside the district (includes vocational and charter schools) 4%

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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