"Our school is best known for our International Baccalaureate Programme"

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School leader:  Murphy, Byron
1801 Milltown Road
Wilmington, DE 19808

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(302) 992-5500
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"Our school is best known for our International Baccalaureate Programme"


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  • World languages
    French, German, Spanish
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Submitted by a parent · February 17, 2015
The programs at this school are super! My son graduated from the school this past year and is now attending UD and doing great. Despite how this school is rated, it is not factual to what is going on at the actual school. Shame on the state. Great... more

Submitted by a community member · September 26, 2012
I just graduated from Dickinson last Spring and I attended the High School all four years. Mr. Murphy was just starting out when I started and let me tell you he has truly had made Dickinson a second home to me and others i'm sure. Every high... more

Submitted by a parent · October 28, 2011
My son has been attending Dickinson since his freshman year. My son has had interpersonal issues throughout his freshman-junior time at Dickinson. The teachers have always been supportive in helping him work through those issues and gain a... more

Submitted by a parent · October 24, 2011
I was concerned with my daughter going to Dickinson. I had heard many stories about the school that left something to be desired and was reluctant to keep her in her feeder pattern vs. choicing her into another school within the district. I... more

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John Dickinson High School is one of only two public schools in New Castle County to offer the International Baccalaurete (IB) Diploma Programme. Every IB graduate from the class of 2014 received an offer of admission to college and over 50% received full scholarships. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of all students in our attendance zone and feel that our diversity is one of our greatest strengths.

January 15, 2015

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Dickinson (John) High School
1801 Milltown Road, Wilmington, DE  19808
Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 5 reviews. (302) 992-5500
Last modified Dickinson (John) High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.