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Upcoming Events

Principal Update: November 29th

This is a 5 day week for students.  All students will continue with online learning through this week.  Colonial School district is striving to have students in our CASL, Integration A, and Intensive Learning Center programs return on Monday, December 7th.  This is a...

COVID 19 Update: November 23

November 23, 2020 Dear Parents/Guardians and Students: Today we learned that an individual at Southern Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19 . The individual was last in the building on Monday, November 16th. This individual will not return to school...

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8:19AM: Doors open
Students are considered late after 8:40AM

3:19PM: Dismissal
Early dismissals/change in dismissal ends at 3PM


795 Cox Neck Road
New Castle, DE 19720


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Southern Elementary was the recipient of a grant from New Castle County that has given us the opportunity to prove every student at Southern elementary with grade-level books to add to their personal, at-home library. We thank Mrs. Cummings, fallen officer, Cpl. Stephen Ballard’s wife, for assisting us with this generous grant. ... See MoreSee Less
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