Details overview

Hours 8:35 AM - 3:35 AM
School leader Williams, Angela
District Brandywine School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Environmental
Multiculturalism / Global
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Therapeutic

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
4
Music
including: Band
0
Languages
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Orchestra
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts None
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught None

Support

17
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Deafness
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Visual impairment, including blindness
Developmental delay
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
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 46% 48%
Black 38% 31%
Asian 6% 4%
Hispanic 5% 15%
Two or more races 5% 3%
Native American n/a 0%
Hawaiian 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
1
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
8
Clubs
including: Chess club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Girls sports (misc.) Girls on the Run
Boys sports Basketball
Clubs Boy Scouts
Chess club
Gardening
Girls on the Run
National Honor Society (NHS)
Recycling club
Special Olympics
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) Odyssey of the Mind
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Walking Wednesday
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically continue on to these schools P.S. duPont Middle School
  Claymont Elementary School

Teachers

17
Staff
including: Coach(es)
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Behavioral health specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Highly qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
General Elementary 97% 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%
Foreign Language 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 provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Bellevue Community Center
Partner website Http://bellevuecc.org/

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.brandywineschools.org/Domain/81
Type of application deadline Rolling
Application deadline 01/15/2015

Choice enrollment

  This school
Students attending this school through their feeder pattern assignment 53%
Students "choicing" into this school who live in the district 34%
Students "choicing" into this school who live outside the district (includes vocational and charter schools) 13%

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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