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Letter from the Director

Welcome to The College School!  Whether you are already a member of the “TCS” community or interested in learning more about us as a prospective parent, teacher, or student, I hope that you can appreciate the passion and vitality that define our nurturing environment.

TCS is a progressive laboratory school located on the University of Delaware Children’s Campus. As you enter our building, you will quickly find our students and teachers working, learning and exploring together in an educational setting that fosters individual attention and the development of curious and confident learners.

Finding a school to meet the individualized needs of a child can be difficult. It is important to choose an environment where the curriculum, culture and atmosphere contribute to each child’s global development.  Whether it is their intellect and morals or their character and self-confidence, learning in the classroom must be engaging.

At The College School, we know that:

  • Students should be treated as individuals with unique talents and strengths.
  • Students deserve the delivery of a strong academic curriculum accentuated by well-integrated technology.
  • Students benefit from our partnerships with faculty, undergraduate/graduate students and across the University
  • Students should be challenged in supportive classrooms where they laugh, learn and truly enjoy school.

These make up the heart of The College School experience.

However, it is also instances of the friendly greeting a child receives in the morning carpool line, the kindergartner engaged in a book with his middle school buddy, or perhaps the radiant glow on each child’s face at the annual Talent Show performance. The brilliance of these moments cannot be captured through a website – they must be experienced in person to know how truly special they are.   Therefore, I welcome you to come see The College School firsthand.  Meet our remarkable students and teachers and observe our commitment to success.  Only then will you truly see what makes The College School so special!

All the best,
Laura C. Dougherty

  • The College School  •  459 Wyoming Road  •  Newark, DE 19716  •  USA
    Phone: (302) 831-0222  •  ©2012