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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked DE School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,117 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Caravel Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Delaware for:

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
1,117 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
Caravel Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
64 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses
16 courses

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • 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.
Source: Verified school update

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What is Caravel Academy's ranking?

Caravel Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Delaware for: Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for Caravel Academy?

The application deadline for Caravel Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked DE School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,117 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in New Castle County, DE is $12,384 for elementary schools and $13,641 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New Castle County, DE is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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