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
Tuition: $24,205 in 2023-2024 school year
Full Enrollment: 60 students
Financial Aid: 44%
Minority Students: 24%
Homeroom Class Size: 10 – 12 students
Academic Class Size: 8 – 10 students
Each classroom is led by a dually certified Master Teacher who has the support of one Instructional Assistant and an ETE Teacher Candidate or a UD intern from a wide variety of disciplines.
Student-Teacher Ratio: 5:1
Technology: 1:1 school-wide student-computer ratio, portable iPad lab access for all students, an interactive white board in every classroom, Schoology learning management system for all students and families.
Faculty and Staff:
5 Full-Time Master Teachers/UD Clinical Faculty
2 Part-Time Literacy Specialists
1 STEAM Curriculum Coordinator
2 – 3 UD Teacher Candidates per semester
1 part-time School Counselor
1 Part-Time Occupational Therapist
1 Part-Time Speech Language Therapist
Occupational Therapy and Speech Language Therapy are both available on a part-time (as needed) basis.
- University of Delaware faculty and professionals lend their professional research and expertise to all phases of the school.
- Students at TCS receive weekly tutoring/mentoring sessions with an assigned University of Delaware graduate or undergraduate student each semester.
- Daily Before-Care and an after-school Homework Club are available to every student on an as needed basis. These programs are run by TCS staff members and UD students.