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

Related Services:
Occupational Therapy and Speech Language Therapy are both available on a part-time (as needed) basis.

University Collaboration:

  • 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.