The College School is a laboratory school located on the Children’s Campus at the University of Delaware. Our curriculum is designed for students of average to superior intelligence who benefit from a unique and personalized education. The College School capitalizes on proven teaching methods, small group intervention and personalized coaching to unlock a child’s full potential. The utilization of best practices and a balanced program of study empowers The College School staff to cultivate confidence and enrich the lives of eager learners. Fostering a unique balance of academic challenge and guided support ensures a smooth transition when our students matriculate to area private or public school settings. Our mission serves as the foundation to promote unique programs, exceptional teaching and an engaged community of parents and students that define an educational experience in a University setting. Our motto, Great Minds Learn Differently, inspires our mission and is the basis for our guiding principles of Kindness, Perseverance and Self-Advocacy.
The College School’s commitment to advance each child’s skills and talents to prepare them for a successful future is essential. The competent staff works diligently to assist students in successfully reaching their true potential. Ongoing professional development and teacher training are based on the most current research and reflective of the expertise and resources The College School attains within the broad University community.