Details overview

Hours 8:20 AM - 3:50 PM
School leader Fitzgerald, Chrishaun
District Red Clay Consolidated School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Performing arts
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Gifted / High performing
Standards-based

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
0
Languages
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts None
Creative writing
Dance
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught None

Support

11
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Counseling
Mentoring
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education 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 Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 74% 31%
Hispanic 18% 15%
White 4% 48%
Two or more races 4% 3%
Asian 0% 4%
Native American n/a 0%
Hawaiian n/a 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
1
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
5
Clubs
including: Community service
Girls sports None
Boys sports Basketball
Clubs Arts and crafts
Community service
Gardening
Girl Scouts
Homework help / Study buddy club
Clubs (misc.) Lego
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 6:30 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) School Store Vol.
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools HB DuPont
  AI Middle School

Teachers

17
Staff
including: School counselor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Behavioral health specialist
Computer specialist
Educational diagnostician
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
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) 4 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 Arts Alliance of Delaware

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.redclayschools.com/pages/RedClay/Parents_and_Students/Choice
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 01/15/2015

Choice enrollment

  This school
Students attending this school through their feeder pattern assignment 70%
Students "choicing" into this school who live in the district 23%
Students "choicing" into this school who live outside the district (includes vocational and charter schools) 7%

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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