Details overview

Hours 08:30 AM - 03:15 PM
School leader Lisa A. Lalama
Transportation options None
Preschool capacity 0

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Schedule Half-day
Traditional
Year-round
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school Montessori
Coed/Single-gender Mixto

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Engineering
Environmental
Humanities
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Social justice
Technology
Visual arts
World languages
Writing

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
3
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish

Support

16
Facilities
including: Music room
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Natural area
Outdoor learning lab
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Tutoring

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age Infant
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited Yes
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Financial aid options Accepts State Subsidy
Preschool meals offered Morning Snack
Evening Snack
Required credentials for lead staff Bachelor's degree
Teaching credential
% of early learning staff that holds a credential or certification 76%-100%
Maximum number of infants per adult 0
Maximum number of toddlers per adult 0
Maximum number of 2 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 3 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of kindergartners per adult 0
Maximum number of school-age children per adult 0

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Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
4
Boys Sports
including: Track
7
Clubs
including: Boy Scouts
Girls sports Basketball
PE classes
Soccer
Track
Boys sports Basketball
PE classes
Soccer
Track
Clubs Art club
Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Boy Scouts
Gardening
Girl Scouts
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Brandywine School District - International Baccalaureate or Gifted Program
  WIlmington Friends School
  Tower Hill School
Parent involvement details As a parent of a WMS student, not only does your child become part of our collaborative learning community - you are a valued member as well. We encourage WMS parents to visit our school and classrooms frequently, participate in our Parent Cooperative Program, communicate with your teachers, take advantage of parent education opportunities and stay up-to-date on WMS activities through our weekly newsletter and Edmodo parent communication system.

Awards

Community service award Food Bank of Delaware - DelawareCAN program - Bounty Award
Year received 2013
Community service award Food Bank of Delaware - Best in Show for DelawareCAN
Year received 2014
Academic award Delaware Stars for Early Success - Star Level 5
Year received 2015
Academic award Odyssey of the Mind - Delaware Champion Team
Year received 2011

Teachers

7
Staff
including: Coach(es)
Staff Assistant principal
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Admission decisions at WMS are made throughout the academic year as spaces are available. We recommend that families begin the admissions process as early in the fall as possible before the year of planned enrollment. Once classrooms are full, students will be placed on a waiting list and notified if a space becomes available. Learn more at wmsde.org/admissionsprocess.
Learn more Http://www.wmsde.org/admissions
Application requirements Application
Application fee
Interview
Transcript
Type of application deadline Rolling
Application fee amount $50
Tuition range (low) $6575
Tuition range (high) $16610
For the year 2015-2016
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted No