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Wilmington Friends School

Ken Aldridge, Head of School
Map101 School Rd.
Wilmington, DE 19803
302-576-2900
    Categories:
  • Independent School

Description:

Quaker school with rigorous academics: International Baccalaureate program; STEM/Design labs for all grades; Chinese program and 860-panel solar power system. Malone Scholar school.

High School Specifics

76% of 2014 graduates were admitted to their first-choice college; student college acceptances for 2015 include University of Delaware, Ithaca College, University of Pennsylvania and Georgetown University. Features Malone Scholars, International Baccalaureate Program (IB), Chinese program, robotics/smart machines, online courses through the Malone Online Network, clubs and committees, student newspaper & literary magazine, community service, travel opportunities, interscholastic athletics, performing & visual arts.

HS Short Description

Quaker school; rigorous academics; International Baccalaureate program; STEM/design labs; solar power system. Malone Scholar school. 10 boys', 10 girls' sports; service learning.

Open House Dates

Sat., Oct. 15, 2016 Sun., Oct. 16, 2016

Additional Information:

Select State: DE
County: New Castle
Grades of School: *PreK
9-12
K-8
Gender: Coed
Enrollment: 700 (415 Lower; 285 Upper)
Religious affiliation: Quaker
Students per teacher: Elementary: 16, Secondary: 18
Tuition: $8,900-$27,000
Financial aid offered?: yes
Technology programs, what grade offered?: 500 1:1 laptops provided (MacBook Air); STEM Design Lab; Smart Machines Class; Programming & robotics; Global Learning Center
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 47 IBs
Cum. SAT scores (math / reading / writing): 1800
Standardized test scores: High proficiency
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: Spanish-PreK, Chinese-6th, French-6th
Extrcurricular Activities: Academic/literary clubs
Community service
Instrumental music
Robotics/technology
Sports
Visual arts
Vocal music
School climate (what are you known for?): Academic rigor
Athletic prowess
Campus features
Community service
Technological focus
Unique curriculum
Warm community
Some special needs accommodated>: no
Summer program?: yes
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