Details overview

Hours 7:35 AM - 2:25 PM
School leader Mattix, Brian
District Red Clay Consolidated School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Block scheduling

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Career and Tech (vocational)
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Hybrid / Blended learning
Honors track
Outdoor / Farm-based

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Painting
4
Music
including: Band
11
AP Classes
including: Physics C
3
Languages
including: Italian
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Theory
Performing & written arts Drama
Career and Tech programs Agriculture
Auto mechanics
Business management
Construction / Building
Culinary
HVAC
Industrial / Graphic Design
Plumbing
Welding certification
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
World languages taught French
Italian
Spanish
AP classes offered World History
Psychology
Art: History of Art
U.S. History
Chemistry
Italian Language
Physics C
Calculus BC
English Literature and Composition
Calculus AB
Studio Art: General Portfolio

Support

20
Facilities
including: Auditorium
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Swimming pool
Extra learning resources (misc.) Credit Recovery Program
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Mentoring
Remediation
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Multiple disabilities
Specific learning disabilities
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 Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 35% 48%
Hispanic 34% 15%
Black 27% 31%
Two or more races 3% 3%
Asian n/a 4%
Native American n/a 0%
Hawaiian 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

12
Girls Sports
including: Tennis
13
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
18
Clubs
including: Forensics club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Diving
Field hockey
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Diving
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Wrestling
Clubs Anime club
Art club
Cooking club
Community service
DECA
Drama club
Drum line
Foreign language and culture club
Forensics club
Girl Scouts
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Marching band
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Special Olympics
Student council / government
Television / Radio News
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Stanton Middle School
  AI duPont Middle School
  HB duPont Middle School

Awards

Community service award Jefferson Awards
Year received 2014
Community service award Jefferson Awards
Year received 2013
Academic award Super Stars in Education
Year received 2014
Academic award Super Stars in Education
Year received 2012
Academic award AYP Excellence
Year received 2013

Teachers

23
Staff
including: ELL / ESL Coordinator
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Educational diagnostician
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff French
German
Italian
Spanish

Class size

English Language Arts
17
This school
19
State average
Source: See notes

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 98% 95%
Arts & Humanities 100% 99%
Math 83% 95%
Science 86% 96%
Social Studies 0% 95%
Foreign Language 100% 92%
Geography N/A 96%
History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative 100% 99%
Economics 83% 93%
Government 92% 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 Communities in Schools
Partner website Www.cisdelaware.org
Partner Jobs for Delaware Graduates
Partner website Www.jobsdegrads.org
Partner AVID
Partner website Www.avid.org
Partner Delaware Technical College
Partner website Www.dtcc.edu
Partner Health Corps
Partner website Www.healthcorps.org

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 84%
Students "choicing" into this school who live in the district 11%
Students "choicing" into this school who live outside the district (includes vocational and charter schools) 5%

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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
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