2018 First Days of School

  • Kindergarteners only attend these two specific days during the first week of school.
    • with last names starting A-L attend school 8/27 and 8/28.
    • with last names M-Z attend school 8/29 and 8/30.
  • Grades 1-9 is August 27th. 
  • Grades 10-12 is August 28th.
  • No School 8/31 and 9/3. All Kindergarteners report on Tuesday, 9/4.
What’s Happening in Colonial

Early Education

Leadership & Learning

Innovation

Access & Opportunity

Summer Food Program

Summer Food Program

Open to ALL children, 18 and younger • No Enrollment, No Cost
Adults accompanied by children Breakfast: $1.75 / Lunch: $3.00

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New and Events

2018 John G. Leach Graduation

On May 25th, 2018 the John G. Leach school held its annual Graduation ceremony for 2 distinguished graduates from the class of 2018. Bryanna Parsons and S. Mathew Young were both celebrated for their achievements during their time at the Leach school....

What’s Happening in Colonial

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
Contact Us
 

district office

302-323-2700
info@colonial.k12.de.us
318 East Basin Road
New Castle, DE 19720