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High Road School of Delaware

Map2002 Rodman Rd.
Wilmington, DE 19805
  • Education


The High Road School of Delaware decisively and compassionately bridges the gap in education for students in grades 4-12 who present with a range of unique challenges, including but not limited to: learning disabilities, emotional disturbances, Asperger's syndrome, and other autism spectrum disorders.

School's Approach

Tutorial-style method of teaching includes one-on-one core instruction based on state standards and student IEP. School's Mission Statement: Building student confidence and competence through personalized academic interventions. 1:2 student-teacher ratio.

Additional Information:

Disabilities Served: Asperger syndrome
Communication / social disorder
Deaf / hard of hearing
Emotional/behavioral disorder
Learning disability / ADHD
Pervasive development disorder
County: Kent
New Castle
Location (state-county): DE
Offers residential program: yes
Services Offered: Evaluation
Vocational Training
Enrollment: 36
Grades or ages of school: Grades 4-12 (age out at 21)
Staff:student ratio: 2.5:1
Gender of students: coed
Offers summer camp, program or school: yes
Paid Blurb 2015-2016: no
Paid Blurb 2016-2017: no
Update 2015-16: yes
Update 2016-17: no
Transportation provided: yes
Tuition structure (% FAPE reimbursement/financial aid offered, etc.): The High Road School of Delaware works with Students who are referred by Local School Districts. Tuition needs are met by the State of Delaware and the School Districts respectively.
Tuition structure: FAPE
Adaptive tech used: The High Road School of Delaware uses various forms of adaptive technology including but not limited to iPad's, kindle e-reader's, as well as the implementation of smart board technology.
Learning strategies/therapies utilized: The school focuses on meeting the needs of each students Individual Education Plans (IEP's). The school also implements a therapeutic environment with a structured behavior model.
Learning strategies: Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports
Support services/therapies offered: The school employs a full time social worker to provide therapy both individually and in a group setting. Physical therapists can also be utilized on an as needed basis.
Support services: Animal/dog therapy
Music therapy
Social worker
Speech therapy
Vocational/life skills: Career placement
College prep
Life skills
Vocational training
Extracurriculars offered: The school works closely with the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, the Division of Developmental Disability Services, individualized internships, job shadowing, volunteer opportunities and life skills training. The school has sports teams(Football and Basketball)that compete against other schools in the region. The school also has a partnership with the Special Olympics of Delaware and students are encouraged to take part in numerous incentive driven activities.
Extracurriculars offered: Art
Paid Blurb 2016: no
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