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Delaware Academy High School
Amount of homework: Not enough

Posted July 14, 2015
- a community member
Back when I went to Delaware Academy, we had too much and by the time the end of the year came, our lockers were filled to the top with papers. Kids that go there now hardly ever bring books or homework home.

Delaware Academy High School
Teacher effectiveness: Very ineffective

Posted July 14, 2015
- a community member
When I went there, the class work was too easy and very boring. The teachers give up too easy. What I mean is, if a student is not interested in learning the material, they often give up on that child.


Delaware Academy High School 1

Posted July 14, 2015
- a community member
Delaware Academy is one of the worst Schools in the State. As a former student, I can testify that the Board of Education care more about how their buildings look over proper course study. There is a caste system within Delaware Academy. Poor are treated as bottom-feeders while the middle class and higher are given perks. For example if you are female and poor, your chances of getting on a High School Athletic team is next to Zero. Boys Athletics are less bias and based on talent. Bullying is out of control! Instead of detentions or suspensions, the bully is often never punished while the victim is told to get 'Thicker Skin' or told they are emotionally unstable for allowing the bullying to affect them. Bus transportation is horrible. Certain drivers bully the kids and even if its caught on camera, the district does nothing to stop them.

Delaware Academy High School 1

Posted August 18, 2014
- a community member
Completely disgraceful when I went there. Bullies in students and teachers. Hardly any decent programs including sports and very disgusting display of children building gun racks as activities. This school and area is notorious for bomb threats.

Delaware Academy High School 4

Posted June 11, 2014
- a community member
I am a former graduate of DA in the mid 90's. The education provided a solid base for college (I graduated from a private college). DA provides incentive for higher education with their Kellogg scholarship reimbursements.


Delaware Academy High School 1

Posted May 23, 2014
- a parent
i have had two children attend the school. One graduated and one could not take the intimidation so she went to live with her brother out of state and graduated from another school. The one who graduated returned to substitute for one year and then was hired as a "provisional" special-ed teacher. After four years with no complaints and a stellar coaching career, he summarily dismissed b/c he was up for tenure. This same thing has happened to many other teachers in this District. My 11th grade grandson has considered going elsewhere for his senior year also and our 12th grade granddaughter left last year to graduate from another school also. The administration rules by "good old boy" principles and the staff who are not part of the network tell me they regularly feel ostracized. It's the same way with parents. If you and your child are in the clique, then all is well for you, but heaven help the family on the margins.

Delaware Academy High School
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Posted October 02, 2009
- a parent
Delaware Academy HS empowers kids.

Delaware Academy High School 2

Posted October 31, 2008
- a parent
Way to sports oriented,especially for the football team.Students are actually taken out of class to assemble in the gym for constant pep rallies while the school football team stand center court soaking up the attention.There is hardly any attention paid to students that excel in math,science or any other subject.Plenty of funding for sports and busing around the state.But if your child needs summer school you are on your own...25 miles one way. It's a safe school and over all not bad,but very 'clicky'.Tolerance of even slight difficulties with students greatly depends on the student and/or who the parents are.


Delaware Academy High School 4

Posted December 11, 2005
- a parent
Great school. A lot of opportunities for students.

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Last modified Delaware Academy High School is a Public school that serves grades 6-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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