Caravel Academy

  • Caravel Academy is a private, coeducational, independent, non-profit school of approximately 1065 pupils.
  • The three year old curriculum stresses social awareness. The children learn to work cooperatively with each other and to appreciate themselves as individuals.
  • Positive attitudes and development of high self-esteem are important lower school goals.
  • Students learn to accept responsibility for their academic progress and behavior.
  • Students who have demonstrated academic excellence, an ability to work independently, and an eagerness to go beyond the basic curriculum are offered the opportunity to participate in enrichment classes.
  • In grades 5-8, we continue to emphasize high self-esteem and stress the importance of responsibility through a departmentalized team approach.
  • Wide variety of extracurricular activities is offered to all middle schoolers.
  • We believe strongly in educating a well-rounded person that beginning in the sixth grade, we require students to participate in one extracurricular activity per year.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students1117 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Caravel Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bear
    Grades: PK-12 | 676 students
    2.3 miles
    1390 Red Lion Road
    Bear, DE 19701
    (302)834-2526
    2.3 PK-12
    676
  • Hockessin
    Grades: PK-12 | 577 students
    13.2 miles
    6900 Lancaster Pike
    Hockessin, DE 19707
    (302)235-6500
    13.2 PK-12
    577
  • Wilmington
    Saint Mark's High School
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 520 students
    8.2 miles
    2501 Pike Creek Road
    Wilmington, DE 19808
    (302)738-3300
    8.2 9-12
    520
  • North East
    Grades: K-12 | 470 students
    11.8 miles
    581 S Maryland Ave
    North East, MD 21901
    (410)287-2050
    11.8 K-12
    470
  • Dover
    Grades: PK-12 | 323 students
    34.9 miles
    1143 E Lebanon Road
    Dover, DE 19901
    (302)697-7860
    34.9 PK-12
    323

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