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
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

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

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Painting
3
Music
including: Vocal lessons / coaching
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

15
Facilities
including: Auditorium
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age Infant
Preschool meals offered Morning Snack

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Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Track
3
Boys Sports
including: Track
7
Clubs
including: Art club
Girls sports Basketball
Soccer
Track
Girls sports (misc.) Tee Ball, Swimming @ Camp
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Track
Boys sports (misc.) Tee Ball, Swimming @ Camp
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Boy Scouts
Cub Scouts
Gardening
Girl Scouts
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) Odyssey of the Mind
  Other programs each semester
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Parent Education Opportunities
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

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 2011
Academic award Odyssey of the Mind - Delaware Champion Team
Year received 2011

Teachers

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

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
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $6000
Tuition range (high) $16000
For the year 2014-2015
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted No