duPont (Pierre S.) Middle School
 Date updated - Summer 2017
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District: Brandywine School District Telephone: (302) 762-7146
Address: 701 West 34th Street, Wilmington DE 19802 Web: duPont (Pierre S.) Middle School Page
Principal: Delethia McIntyre
School Demographics
Fall Enrollment

2015-162016-17
Pre-Kindergarten2 
Grade 6300305
Grade 7314317
Grade 8288293
Total904915


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School Promotion by Grade

2014-15
Pre-Kindergarten100.0%
Grade 6100.0%
Grade 798.7%
Grade 899.7%


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Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

2015-162016-17
African American45.4%46.0%
American Indian0.3%0.3%
Asian5.6%6.4%
Hawaiian 0.1%
Hispanic/Latino6.1%6.9%
White40.3%37.9%
Multi-Racial2.3%2.3%


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Other Student Characteristics

2015-162016-17
English Language Learner0.4%1.2%
Low Income33.0%35.4%
Special Education18.0%17.2%
Enrolled for Full Year100.0%N/A


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Recently Arrived ELL Students

2016-17
Number of Students Not Tested on ELA Assessment0


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Class Size (Percentage by Range) (2016-17)
* Elementary and special schools provide their own class size data

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School Finances


District Expenditure per Pupil (2015-16)

$15,530

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District Sources of Revenue (2015-16)

Percent District Allocation of Current Expenses by Category (2015-16)




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Exemplary Programs
P.S. duPont Middle School provides numerous opportunities for students to excel both academically, physically, and socially. We are proud to house the following specialized programs at our middle school: Gifted and Talented Program, Brandywine Specialized Autism Program (BSAP), and the Independent Learning Program (ILP). We offer our students a diverse music program that is second to none. More than 80% of our student population participate in our award winning Bands, Orchestra, Choirs, and, Steel Drums ensembles. In addition to our diverse academic programming, we provide a host of extra-curricular activities and after school clubs as well as a plethora of interscholastic sports (competitive) and intramural sports (non-competitive).

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Curriculum Highlights
The Academic Programs offered at P.S. duPont Middle school are diverse; we currently provide instruction for approximately 900 students in grades 6-8. Students attend a total of eight classes over a two-day period on a rotating A/B block schedule. We offer rigorous instruction in core content classes in addition to offering learning opportunities through exploratory courses. We promote an inclusive learning environment, and we offer self-contained classes for students with Autism and independent learning needs. Hundreds of PS students participate in external learning opportunities, academic competitions, and trips that enrich our students and support their growth as learners, leaders, and global citizens!

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