Read (George) Middle School
 Date updated - Summer 2018
View: District Page | State Page | Glossary | Help

District: Colonial School District Telephone: (302) 323-2760
Address: 314 East Basin Road, New Castle DE 19720 Web: Read (George) Middle School Page
Principal: Nicholas Wolfe
School Demographics
Fall Enrollment

Grade 6266269
Grade 7234268
Grade 8249238

Info  | Details

School Promotion by Grade

Grade 6100.0%
Grade 799.6%
Grade 8100.0%

Info  | Details
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

African American34.2%36.5%
American Indian0.1%0.1%

Info  | Details
Other Student Characteristics

English Language Learner8.6%
Low Income40.9%
Special Education23.5%
Enrolled for Full Year100.0%

Info  | Details

Recently Arrived ELL Students

Number of Students Not Tested on ELA Assessment7

Info  | Details
Class Size (Percentage by Range) (2017-18)
* Elementary and special schools provide their own class size data

Info | Details  | View Data
School Finances

District Expenditure per Pupil (2016-17)


Info  | Details

District Sources of Revenue (2016-17)

Percent District Allocation of Current Expenses by Category (2016-17)

Info  | Details  | View Data
Exemplary Programs
George Read follows the Common Core State Standards. Math, Science, Social Studies, and Reading/Language Arts activities reinforce particular topics that are developed by instructional teams, using the district-mandated curriculum. A variety of activities are implemented, including flexible grouping, cooperative tasks, and performance-based assignments. Computational skills, problem-solving strategies, and the reading/writing process are incorporated into all subjects to reinforce academic and life-long learning. Teachers also strive to teach and use basic research skills and graphic organization of data so that our students develop critical and comparative thinking skills. Many teachers have incorporated the use of Schoology into the classroom which is a learning management system. Schoology allows teachers to post assignments, internet sites, homework, assessments and parent information in one location allowing interactive communication both at school and at home.

Info  | Details
Curriculum Highlights
George Read strives to provide each student an exemplary educational program that will prepare them for high school and beyond. Every student is challenged using higher-order thinking strategies on a daily basis. Teachers utilize a variety of instructional strategies to address the diverse learning styles and abilities of the students. In addition, every student participates in a daily enrichment program to receive extra small group academic support. George Read has redesigned its exploratory program by incorporating a comprehensive agriculture, culinary, and business curriculum. The agriculture program is a hands on approach allowing students the opportunity to learn and grow plants in the outdoor classroom. The culinary program consists of a state of the art kitchen where students apply learned skills by creating various recipes. The business program takes an interdisciplinary approach where students are responsible for the marketing of products from the other programs.

Info  | Details

Nondiscrimination Statement   |  site map   |   about this site   |    contact us   |    translate   |