Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 57% 48%
Black 22% 31%
Hispanic 14% 15%
Asian 6% 4%
Two or more races n/a 3%
Native American 0% 0%
Hawaiian 0% 0%
Source: See notes

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Programs

Classes

Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Foreign languages
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Science
Special Education
Technology
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Honors track
Standards-based
Teacher-run
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Inclusive Classrooms
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Block scheduling
Early childhood program offered No

Support

Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Extra learning resources (misc.) Homework Club
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 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
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Science lab

Extracurriculars

Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Field hockey
Soccer
Softball
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Flag football
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Book / reading club
Chess club
Homework help / Study buddy club
Marching band
National Honor Society (NHS)
Recycling club
Student council / government
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Awards

Academic award Academic Yearly Progress
Year received 2014
Academic award Academic Yearly Progress
Year received 2013
Academic award Superior School
Year received 2012

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Heritage Elementary
  Warner Elementary
  Linden Hill Elementary
Students typically continue on to these schools Delaware Military Academy
  Dickinson High School
  McKean High School

Teachers

Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Educational diagnostician
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
World languages spoken by staff None

Class size

  This school State average
Average number of students - English Language Arts 25 19
Average number of students - Math 20 20
Source: See notes

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 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) 3 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 No

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process No

Choice enrollment

  This school
Students attending this school through their feeder pattern assignment 75%
Students "choicing" into this school who live in the district 18%
Students "choicing" into this school who live outside the district (includes vocational and charter schools) 6%

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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
Qualified teachers DE Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
School leadership DE Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Choice enrollment DE Dept. of Education, 2013-2014