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: 45%
Minority Students: 14%
Homeroom Class Size: 10 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 academic programs incorporating best instructional practices. A Project Lead The Way School focusing on strong communication, extensive problem-solving and hands-on learning for students
Technology: 1:1 school-wide student-computer ratio, portable iPad lab access by all students, SMARTBoard in every classroom, home access to: Schoology, Exact Path, PEG Writing, Typing.com, UD/LibSearch
Faculty and Staff:
4 Full-Time Master Teachers/UD Clinical Faculty
1 Master Teacher
1 Part-Time Literacy Specialist
4 Classroom Assistants
1 STEAM Curriculum Coordinator
2-3 UD Teacher Candidates per semester
1 School Psychologist with 2 UD graduate-level practicum students for fall & spring semester
1 Part-Time Occupational Therapist with 1 UD Practicum student for fall & spring semester
1 Part-Time Speech Language Therapist with a UD practicum student for fall & spring semester
Occupational Therapy and Speech Language Therapy are both available on a part-time (as needed) basis. Families may contract out with therapists for individual and small group services for their child.
- University of Delaware faculty and staff lend their unique expertise to all phases of the school.
- Every student receives tutoring/mentoring during the school day with an assigned University of Delaware graduate or undergraduate student each semester.
- A daily After-School Homework Club available for all students with UD undergraduate mentors.