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Hours 8:35 AM - 3:20 AM
School leader Veronica Wilkie
District Brandywine School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
5
Music
including: Jazz band
0
Languages
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Photography
World languages taught None
Academic themes / Areas of focus Special Education
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

10
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Speech and language impairments
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Industrial shop
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Playground

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 63% 48%
Black 24% 31%
Asian 9% 4%
Hispanic 3% 15%
Two or more races n/a 3%
Native American n/a 0%
Hawaiian n/a 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
2
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
6
Clubs
including: Cub Scouts
Clubs (misc.) Bricks 4 Kidz
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Clubs - dance Various
Clubs Art club
Chess club
Cub Scouts
Dance club
Girl Scouts
Girls on the Run
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools Springer Middle School
  Talley Middle School
  P.S. DuPont Middle School

Teachers

13
Staff
including: Music teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
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) 8 N/A
Number of principals in the last 5 years 1 2
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Buses / vans shared with other schools

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 89%
Students "choicing" into this school who live in the district 7%
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