Univ Of Delaware Laboratory Preschool

  • The University of Delaware Laboratory Preschool was founded in 1934 as a part of the Child Development Program in the College of Home Economics and has been in continuous operation.
  • The Preschool functions as a part of the Individual and Family Studies Department of the College of Human Resources, Education & Public Policy.
  • It is designed as a laboratory for University students and faculty.
  • The Laboratory Preschool, a nationally accredited program, is a model preschool program whose primary purposes are providing appropriate developmental programs for typical and mainstreamed exceptional children; teaching University students to work with young children through classroom practicum experiences; providing opportunities for students, faculty and professionals to observe exemplary preschool programs and teacher role models; enabling students to observe children ages two through six so the students can better understand developmental progression; and providing a research site for students and faculty.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.European Council for International Schools
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Learning Difference ProgramsYes

Student Body

Total Students62 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Univ Of Delaware Laboratory Preschool Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio31:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wilmington
    Grades: PK-K | 24 students
    9.2 miles
    1401 Faulkland Road
    Wilmington, DE 19805
    (302) 633-1600
    9.2 PK-K
  • Newark
    Grades: PK-8 | 403 students
    1.7 miles
    82 Possum Park Rd
    Newark, DE 19711
    (302) 731-2211
    1.7 PK-8
  • Newark
    Grades: K-8 | 73 students
    4.6 miles
    302 Darling St
    Newark, DE 19702
    (302) 737-8260
    4.6 K-8
  • Newark
    Mt. Sophia Academy
    Alternative School (Christian)
    Grades: K-12 | 160 students
    0 miles
    91 Salem Church Rd
    Newark, DE 19713
    (302) 547-2285
    0 K-12
  • Newark
    Grades: K-8 | 83 students
    1 miles
    401 Phillips Avenue
    Newark, DE 19711
    (302) 368-7772
    1 K-8

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