Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 45% 15%
Black 44% 31%
White 10% 48%
Two or more races n/a 3%
Asian n/a 4%
Native American n/a 0%
Hawaiian 0% 0%
Source: See notes

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Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught None
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Special schedule Block scheduling
Early childhood program offered No


Extra learning resources Counseling
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Music room
Science lab


Girls sports Basketball
Field hockey
Boys sports Baseball
Clubs Art club
Girl Scouts
Girls on the Run
Homework help / Study buddy club
Science club
Student newspaper
Extended care / Extended programs None


Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Baltz Elementary
  Marbrook Elementary
  Highlands Elementary
Students typically continue on to these schools Alexis I. du Pont High School
  McKean High School
  Dickinson High School


Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Behavioral health specialist
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Educational diagnostician
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Class size

  This school State average
Average number of students - English Language Arts 19 19
Average number of students - Math 19 20
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Highly 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 88% 95%
Arts & Humanities 100% 99%
Math 88% 95%
Science 100% 96%
Social Studies 100% 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.
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School leadership

  This school State average
Current principal's tenure (in years) 9 N/A
Number of principals in the last 5 years 1 2
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Transportation options Buses / vans shared with other schools
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No


Application or enrollment process No

Choice enrollment

  This school
Students attending this school through their feeder pattern assignment 71%
Students "choicing" into this school who live in the district 20%
Students "choicing" into this school who live outside the district (includes vocational and charter schools) 9%

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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


Student diversity DE Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Class size 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