Media Release

Date : June 15, 2021                                                                                  

The superintendents of five New Castle County school districts (Brandywine, Christina, Colonial, New Castle County Vo-Tech, Red Clay)  along with Freire Charter School  Wilmington are proud to announce a collaborative effort aimed at helping more than 500 rising seniors residing in the City of Wilmington graduate on time. Below, please find the letter families will receive regarding the new program, called Boost’22.  

Christina School District Superintendent Dan Shelton says, “This cross-district collaboration is the right thing to do for rising seniors living in the City of Wilmington. By working together and opening our doors across district boundaries, these students will be better prepared for their senior year and ultimately for life beyond graduation.”

Media inquiries can be directed to Colonial School District Public Information Officer, Lauren Wilson, at (302) 528-1628 or