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Programs

Classes

Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Media arts Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught None
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
College preparatory
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) AVID Program
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 Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Music room
Parent center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 71% 31%
Hispanic 24% 15%
White 4% 48%
Two or more races n/a 3%
Asian n/a 4%
Native American n/a 0%
Hawaiian n/a 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

Clubs (misc.) BPA
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Softball
Track
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Soccer
Track
Clubs Community service
Drum line
Girls on the Run
Robotics club
Student council / government
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools Christiana High School
  Glasgow High School
  Newark High School

Awards

Community service award Sliver Award, Alliance for a Healthier Generation
Year received 2013
Community service award School of Distinction, College for Every Student
Year received 2012
Academic award DuPont Center for Collaborative Research
Year received 2014
Academic award School of Distinction-College for Every Student
Year received 2013
Academic award Youth in City Government Program

Teachers

Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Behavioral health specialist
College counselor
Computer specialist
Educational diagnostician
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
Spanish

Class size

This school State average
Average number of students - English Language Arts 22 19
Average number of students - Math 19 20
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 86% 95%
Arts & Humanities 100% 99%
Math 100% 95%
Science 100% 96%
Social Studies 100% 95%
World Languages 100% 92%
Geography N/A 96%
History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative N/A 99%
Economics N/A 93%
Government N/A 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) 5 N/A
Number of principals in the last 5 years 1 2
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner AVID
Partner website Http://www.avid.org/

Enrollment

Learn more Http://christinak12.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=178996&type=d
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling

Choice enrollment

  This school
Students attending this school through their feeder pattern assignment 91%
Students "choicing" into this school who live in the district 3%
Students "choicing" into this school who live outside the district (includes vocational and charter schools) 8%

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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
  DE Dept. of Education, 2011-2012