Edit ModuleShow Tags

DE Charter School List

Academia Antonia Alonso

1200 N. French St., Wilmington, DE 19801; 302-660-4760  

Grades K-3; 263 students*; 10:1 student/teacher ratio*; Class size: 22 

DE’s first bilingual elementary school provides half the day’s learning in English and the other half in Spanish.    


Academy of Dover

104 Saulsbury Rd., Dover, DE 19904; 302-674-0684

Grades K-5; 308 students; 8:1 student/teacher ratio; Class size: 20

Combines a classical education with multicultural and global awareness; students receive individual learning plans.    


Campus Community Charter School

350 Pear St., Dover, DE 19904; 302-736-0403

Grades K-8; 412 students*; 15:1 student/teacher ratio*; Class size: 20

Links student achievement directly to family support; parental participation is therefore a requirement.  


Charter School of Wilmington, The

100 N. DuPont Rd., Wilmington, DE 19807; 302-651-2727

Grades 9-12; 970 students; 5:1 student/teacher ratio; Class size: 20

College prep curriculum with a STEM focus. Ranked #10 on Newsweek’s America’s Best High Schools List, 2014.     


Delaware Academy for Public Safety and Security

801 N. DuPont Hwy., New Castle, DE 19720; 302-322-6050

Grades 9-12; 330 students; 13:1 student/teacher ratio; Class size: 15

Provides academics plus practical career training to “cadets” interested in pursuing careers in public safety.                    


Delaware Design-Lab High School

179 Stanton Christiana Rd., Newark, DE 19702; 302-660-1523

Grades 9-11; 300 students; Class size: 16-25                       

Opened Aug. 2015 with a tech focus on digital design and service learning.          


Delaware Military Academy                                  

112 Middleboro Rd., Wilmington, DE 19804; 302-998-0745

Grades 9-12; 568 students; 23:1 student/teacher ratio; Class size: 23

NJROTC military-training program develops academics and instills codes of honor, discipline and integrity.                          


Early College High School 

1200 N. DuPont Hwy., Dover, DE 19901; 302-678-3247       

Grades 9-12; 125 students*; 12:1 student/teacher ratio*; Class size: 14

Students graduate with up to two years’ worth of college credits (typically 30 to 60); STEM-focused curriculum.                 


East Side Charter School

3000 N. Claymont St., Wilmington, DE 19802; 302-762-5834  

Grades PreK-8; 403 students; 12:1 student/teacher ratio; Class size: 29

Recipient of DE’s first elementary charter focuses on structure, consistency and academic rigor to mold students into responsible adolescents.


Family Foundations Academy

Elementary - 170 Lukens Dr., New Castle, DE 19720; 302-324-8901

Middle - 1101 Delaware St., New Castle, DE 19720; 302-324-8901

Grades K-8; 770 students; 11:1 student/teacher ratio; Class size: 22

Award-winning program promotes academic achievement; STEM program teachers receive NASA training.    


First State Military Academy

355 W. Duck Creek Rd., Clayton, DE 19938; 302-223-2150 

Grades 9-12; 500 students; 20:1 student/teacher ratio*; Class size: 21-25

New Tech/Junior ROTC program provides military school–like focus on rigorous academics, citizenship & leadership.           


First State Montessori Academy

1000 French St., Wilmington, DE 19801; 302-576-1500

Grades K-6; 430 students; 13:1 student/teacher ratio*; Class size: 27

DE’s first Montessori charter school teaches in mixed-age classrooms; students set their own work plan.


Freire Charter School

201 W. 14th St., Wilmington, DE 19801; 302-521-0432         

Grades 8-11; 112 students           

Opens Aug. 2015. College prep focus in environment that emphasizes teamwork and nonviolent conflict resolution.            


Gateway Lab School

2501 Centerville Rd., Wilmington, DE 19808; 302-633-4091       

Grades 3-8; 208 students; 10:1 student/teacher ratio; Class size: 24

Uses the arts and hands-on learning methods to teach students who struggle in traditional classroom settings.


Great Oaks Charter School

1200 N. French St., Wilmington, DE 19801; 302-332-6110

Grades 6-7 (expanding through 12 in subsequent years)

Opened Aug. 2015. Provides college-prep students with at least two hours of daily tutoring.                       


Kuumba Academy Charter School

519 N. Market St., Wilmington, DE 19801; 302-472-6450

Grades K-8; 298 students; 15:1 student/teacher ratio; Class size: 26

Combines academics, arts, tech and family to nurture individual learning styles. Partners with Christina Cultural Arts Center.           


Las Americas ASPIRA Academy

326 Ruthar Dr., Newark, DE 19711; 302-292-1463         

Grades K-8; 439 students; 15:1 student/teacher ratio; Class size: 40

Dual-language, project-based curriculum focuses on three Bs: bilingualism, biliteracy and biculturalism.   


MOT Charter School

1156 Levels Rd., Middletown, DE 19709; 302-375-5125

Grades K-12; 869 students*; 18:1 student/teacher ratio*; Class size: 36

Curriculum in fixed-classroom setting of 25 students emphasizes self-discovery and problem-solving.


Newark Charter School

Primary School - 2001 Patriot Way, Newark, DE 19711; 302-369-2001

Junior/Senior High School - 200 Mcintire Dr., Newark, DE 19711; 302-369-2001             

Grades K-12; 2,358 students; 10:1 student/teacher ratio; Class size: 41

Consistently rated a Superior School by the DE Dept. of Education. Separate facilities for grades K-6 and 7-12; 3,200-plus names on the waiting list.                                       


Odyssey Charter School

Lower School - 4319 Lancaster Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807; 302-994-6490

Upper School - 201 Bayard Ave., Wilmington, DE 19805; 302-655-5760   

Grades K-12; 702 students; 10:1 student/teacher ratio; Class size: 26

DE’s first mathematics-focused, Greek-as-a-second-language elementary charter school, incorporating the classical learning ideals of Hellenism.


Positive Outcomes Charter School

3337 S. DuPont Hwy., Camden, DE 19934; 302-697-8805

Grades 7-12; 126 students; 6:1 student/teacher ratio; Class size: 11

Educates students with mental health issues or who are at risk of academic failure in a traditional school setting.           


Prestige Academy

1121 Thatcher St., Wilmington, DE 19802; 302-762-3240   

Grades 6-8; 287 students; 14:1 student/teacher ratio; Class size: 25

Boys’ college prep school addresses the poor academic performance and low college matriculation rates of area boys.   


Providence Creek Academy Charter School 

273 W. Duck Creek Rd., Clayton, DE 19938; 302-653-6276 

Grades K-8; 697 students; 9:1 student/teacher ratio; Class size: 36

“Whole child” education via focused emphasis on academics, athletics and the arts.               


Thomas A. Edison Charter School

2200 N. Locust St., Wilmington, DE 19802; 302-778-1101

Grades K-8; 748 students; 13:1 student/teacher ratio; Class size: 23

Rigorous academics for urban student body augmented by nationally known chess program and ambitious music and arts programs.


Sussex Academy of Arts and Sciences

21150 Airport Rd., Georgetown, DE 19947; 302-856-3636

Grades 6-12; 498 students*; 22:1 student/teacher ratio*; Class size: 22

DE Dept. of Education Superior School loops 6th and 7th graders with the same team of teachers. Recently authorized as an International Baccalaureate World School.


The application deadline for all DE charter schools is Jan. 11, 2017.

*previous year's data

Add your comment:


 

 

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags


MomSpeak

The voices of local moms
Meeting Neighborhood Mom Friends

Meeting Neighborhood Mom Friends

Friendships as an adult, particularly as a parent, look different from when you were younger and in school.

Comments


MomSpeak

The voices of local moms
Rise and Shine

Rise and Shine

Tips for how one can tame hectic mornings

Comments


MomSpeak

The voices of local moms
Fall Tree Button Practice Busy Bag

Fall Tree Button Practice Busy Bag

A fun autumn activity for little ones to take on the go

Comments

{/if}