School Type: Established in 1988 on the University of Delaware campus, The College School is a laboratory school for children of average intelligence ages 6-14, with learning differences.
Facility: Constructed in 2010, located at 459 Wyoming Road on the Children’s Campus at the University of Delaware
Calendar: 9.5 months, September through mid-June
Full Enrollment: 70 students
Financial Aid: 40%
Minority Students: 16%
Homeroom Class Size: 10-12 students
Academic Class Size: 9 students
Each classroom is led by a master teacher who has the support of 1 classroom assistant.
Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
Curriculum: Research-based approach to learning, multisensory reading program, academic curriculum aligned with Common Core Standards, strong emphasis on technology integration
Technology: 1:1 school-wide student-computer ratio, portable iPad lab access by all students, SMARTBoard in every classroom, home access to: Schoology, IXL, AR Home Connect, Typing.com, UD/LibSearch
Faculty and Staff:
4 Full-Time Master Teachers/UD Clinical Faculty
2 Master Teachers
6 Classroom Assistants
1 Technology Coordinator
4 UD Student Teachers (per semester)
2 UD Graduate Assistants
1 School Psychologist with UD graduate-level practicum students (Fall/Spring Semester)
1 Part-Time Occupational Therapist with UD Practicum Student
2Part-Time Speech Language Therapists with UD undergraduate practicum student
Occupational Therapy and Speech Language Therapy are both available on a part-time basis.
University of Delaware faculty and staff lend their unique expertise to all phases of the school.
Each student receives mentoring during the school day with an assigned University of Delaware graduate or undergraduate student each semester.
Daily after-school Homework Club available for all students with UD undergraduate mentors.