News & Updates
New Castle, DE- The Colonial School District has been advised that one (1) student who attends William Penn High School (WPHS) has been diagnosed with Mumps. The last date that other students at WPHS may have been exposed to this student was Wednesday, January 28,...
Highlights from the January 2020 Board of Education Meeting Thank you to the following organizations and families for their generous time volunteering or donations this year to support Colonial kids! Herb Cunningham Family River Cross Fellowship United Way of DE Dr....
New Castle, DE- Colonial School District officials are saddened to learn that a 16-year old William Penn High School student was killed this afternoon when the car she was driving collided with a school bus on Memorial Drive in New Castle around 3:40 p.m. Three...
Do You Have Any Questions?
A K-12 district located in New Castle, DE serving approx 10,000 students. #powerofwecsd
DO YOU OFFER LANGUAGE IMMERSION?
We offer chinese immersion at New Castle Elementary and Spanish Immersion at Wilbur Elementary. Find out more here
WHEN DOES KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION START?
Kindergarten registration happens throughout the year. To attend the current school year, students should be registered by the first day of school. For information, click here.
CAN I TOUR A SCHOOL?
YES! We would love to give you a personalized tour of our schools. Click here to let us know your availability.
WHERE CAN I FIND MY CHILD'S FEEDER SCHOOL?
IS COLONIAL OPEN TO CHOICE? WHEN IS CHOICE OPEN?
Colonial is a choice-friendly school district. If you wish to choice into a Colonial school from outside your normal feeder pattern, you must register at a Colonial school between the first week in November and the first week in January. Find out more here.
WHAT IS MIDDLE SCHOOL REDESIGN ALL ABOUT?
The redesign will increase student engagement by providing a hands-on, relevant, and inquiry-based approach to learning. Theme schools cultivate student interests and talents while building a sense of community and school spirit. The middle school redesign furthers the district’s mission to prepare every student to be college and career ready. Click here to learn more
318 East Basin Road
New Castle, DE 19720