The John Dickinson School

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Basic Information

Address: 1801 Milltown Road, Wilmington, DE
County: New Castle
School District: Red Clay Consolidated
Phone Number: 302-992-5500
Fax Number: 302-992-5506
Diploma Coordinator: Geoffrey Ott
School Type: Public
Programme: MYP, DP

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Additional Information

IB Region: Delaware
IB School Code: 6869
Founded: 1959
Ages/Grades: 6-12
School Size: 850
School Schedule: 7.5
School Size: 850

State of Delaware, International Baccalaureate. Advanced Placement,

IB Classes Offered: HL: Lit A, HOA, Spanish, French, Physics, Design, Visual Arts, Psychology. SL: Biology, Spanish, French, Mathematics: analysis and approaches. Adding more each year
Summer School: Yes
After School Programs: Yes
School Clubs:

Robotics, Girls who code, Multicultural Student Union, Biotech, History Quiz Bowl, more+++

Notable Graduates/Alumni:

Mark Eaton (NHL), John Wockenfuss, Stephen Biddle, Gary Smith,

Parking Spaces/Availability:


Uniform Guidelines:

See School Website

Admissions Requirements:

Applicati onfound on school website for the IB DP.

Mission Statement:

The John Dickinson School will ensure that our diverse student community is supported and challenged to develop student capacity--academic, emotional and social--for participation in a global society.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

The John Dickinson School is a comprehensive public school for grades 6-12 that offers unique and rigorous academic programs to prepare students for college and career. We honor diversity in our students, staff and in our approach to learning and we take pride in providing a safe and supportive environment. We aspire to help develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who want to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

Notes/School Information:

We have a very vibrant IB Middle Years Program and our IB Diploma Program is growing every year.
In addition to our IB Program, we have a very unique and engaging Robotics Program. We offer music, band, chorus, visual arts, theater, CTE classes and many different College Prepatory and Honors courses.

We have many different Boy's and Girl's sports teams 6-12 including: Soccer, Basketball, Lacrosse, Track and Field, Cross Country, Golf. Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball. Additionally, we offer Girl's Field Hockey, Football, Baseball, Softball and Wrestling.

The John Dickinson School is a very diverse and welcoming school full of resilient students. "Come as you are."