Star Hill Elementary
Address: 594 Voshells Mill/Star Hill Road, Dover DE 19901
Telephone: (302) 697-6117
Principal: Chester Cox
Website: Star Hill Elementary
School Year: August 24th to June 2nd
Full day - 8:40 am to 3:30 pm
Grades: 1 - 5th
About Star Hill Elementary
At Star Hill, we believe in each one of our students and we have a vested interest in them. During the past two school years, we implemented our S.T.A.R.S. program which was designed to acknowledge our students who choose to make the right decisions in school. When students have difficulty with a subject area, we reteach the content, or find another way to reach that child. Managing students is no different. If a child makes a wrong choice, it is our obligation to teach that child to make an appropriate decision the next time he/she is in the same situation. We also encourage students to maintain a healthy lifestyle through our walking program in which students can walk an eighth of a mile track on our playground. Throughout the year, we reward students who reach various mileage milestones by presenting them with walking awards. At the end of the year, the top walkers of the school receive a new pair of sneakers!
The Caesar Rodney School District has established a curriculum development process which supports alignment to the existing Delaware State Standards and Grade Level Expectations. This process involves teacher and administrative input through a Curriculum Cabinet and Council process. The preparation of our students as life-long learners in a global community of the 21st century society is the unifying objective of this process. The curriculum not only identifies essential knowledge and skills, but also supports students' development in problem solving and gathering and using resources that will enable them to succeed. Each content area (English/Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Visual and Performing Arts, World Languages, Physical Education, Health, and Family and Consumer Sciences) also has an Assessment OF Learning and Assessment FOR Learning component to support students in the learning process and to determine specific performance relative to the standards.