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 on Wyoming Road on the Children’s Campus at UD
Calendar: 9.5 months, September through mid-June
Tuition: $18, 700
Full Enrollment: 80 students
Financial Aid: 35%
Minority Students: 16%
Homeroom Class Size: 10-14 students
Academic Class Size: 8-12 students
Each classroom is led by a certified teacher who has the support of one or two classroom assistants.
Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
Curriculum: Research-based approach to learning, multisensory reading program, academic curriculum aligned with Delaware State Standards, strong emphasis on technology integration
Technology: 1:1 school-wide student-computer ratio, portable iPad lab for use by all students, SMARTBoard in every classroom, home access to: First in Math, AR Home Connect, UD/LibSearch
Faculty and Staff:
5 Full-Time Teachers/UD Clinical Faculty
2 Lead Teachers
6 Classroom Assistants
1 School Project Coordinator
4-8 UD Student Teachers (per semester)
3 UD Graduate Assistants
1 School Psychology Intern, supervised by UD Professor (Fall/Spring Semester)
2 Part-Time Occupational Therapists
1 Part-Time Speech Language Therapist
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.