Shady Lane School

420 Brittney Ln,
Hartly, DE, 19953-0199
Tel: (302)492-8385
Grades: 2 - 9 | 29 students
Peoples Settlement Association is not for profit organization.
Our mission is to provide an array of comprehensive social service programs and to improve the quality of life for Wilmington residents.
Shady Lane school began in 1966 as an idea that was ahead of its time on many fronts.
From the outset, we have advocated for doing better by our children, teachers, parents and community.
We seek knowledge and challenge assumptions.
One of the first things that parents observe at Shady Lane is a whole greater than the sum of its parts.
Diversity, alone, is not enough.
Shady Lane recognizes and respects the diverse talents, experiences and methods developed by each of our Lead Educators and team members.
Shady Lane celebrates an arts-centered vision of the child.
It’s through, song, movement, painting, textiles, music, movement and other arts that we create and sustain learning environments where playfulness and joy abound.
Mutual Learning Children can only realize their pure potential to the extent that they learn to live, learn and play in relationship to others.
Shady Lane emphasizes partnering, problem solving, conflict resolution, team building and other social skills as essential building blocks.
Shady Lane's staff and educators take great pride in creating a school where teachers listen, where parents participate and where children thrive and flourish.
Our educational program responds to the individual strengths and developmental needs of each child.
In the process, we help your child grow as an individual, in relationship with others and the worlds of materials and ideas.
Children emerge from Shady Lane more giving, confident, independent, curious, and able to solve problems and resolve conflict.
We help students search for and form their own questions, ideas, and meaningful solutions in an environment of mutual trust.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious Affiliation Amish
Grades Offered Grades 2 - 9

Student Body

Total Students 29 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Shady Lane School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Central Christian School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Center School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Kent Christian Academy (5.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Hartly West Center School
    (Amish)
    1418 Yoder Dr
    Hartly , DE , 19953
    (302)492-1375
    (Amish)
    1.2  mi  |  26  students  |  Gr.  2-9
  • Dover Cedar Grove Amish School
    (Amish)
    2636 Pearsons Corner Rd
    Dover , DE , 19904
    (302)222-7071
    (Amish)
    1.6  mi  |  30  students  |  Gr.  2-9
  • Dover
    Central Christian School
    (Mennonite)
    220 W Denneys Rd
    Dover , DE , 19904
    (302)492-8772
    (Mennonite)
    2.6  mi  |  76  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Camden Wyoming Coopers Corner School
    (Amish)
    2183 Honeysuckle Rd
    Camden Wyoming , DE , 19934
    (302)697-2560
    (Amish)
    2.8  mi  |  32  students  |  Gr.  2-9
  • Dover Apple Grove School
    (Amish)
    2391 Hazlettville Rd
    Dover , DE , 19904
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    (Amish)
    2.8  mi  |  34  students  |  Gr.  2-9

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