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Hours 8:30 AM - 3:15 PM
School leader Linda Zankowsky
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Design
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: French
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Sculpture
Photography
Painting
Drawing / Sketching
Design
Ceramics
World languages taught French
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Engineering
Environmental
Foreign languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Technology
Visual arts
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Gifted / High performing
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
Montessori
Multi-aged classrooms
Outdoor / Farm-based
Project-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) STEAM
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age Infant

Support

18
Facilities
including: Internet access
Extra learning resources Remediation
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 Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Facilities Science lab
Playground
Performance stage
Outdoor learning lab
Parent center
Music room
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Library
Learning lab
Kitchen
Internet access
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Computer lab
Art room
Auditorium
Sports Fields
Access to farm or natural area

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Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
3
Boys Sports
including: Track
6
Clubs
including: Gardening
Clubs (misc.) Odyssey of the Mind
  Other programs each semester
Girls sports Track
Soccer
Basketball
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Track
Boys sports (misc.) Tee Ball, Swimming @ Camp
Girls sports (misc.) Tee Ball, Swimming @ Camp
Clubs Art club
Boy Scouts
Cub Scouts
Gardening
Girl Scouts
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:00 AM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Parent Education Opportunities
Dress code None
Parent involvement Present special topics during curricular units
Organize fundraising events
Organize cultural events
Join PTO / PTA
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools Brandywine School District - International Baccalaureate or Gifted Program
  WIlmington Friends School
  Tower Hill School

Awards

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

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Tutor
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Robotics / Technology specialist
Reading specialist
Nurse
PE instructor
Music teacher
Librarian / media specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Computer specialist
Art teacher
Assistant principal
World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Polish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Transportation options (misc.) Free Parking for Parents
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.wmsde.org/admissions
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $6000
Tuition range (high) $16000
For the year 2014-2015
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid