Caesar Rodney
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... The district officially came into existence as State Consolidated District No. 1 on July 1, 1915 under the authority of a state consolidation law. Shortly thereafter residents of the area voted 52 to 1 to approve a $12,000 bond to supplement an $18,000 appropriation from the state for the construction of a new school building for grades one through twelve. Not long after that the school board adopted the name of Caesar Rodney for the district and school in honor of the Revolutionary War hero and statesman who had made his home near St. Jones Neck in the eastern part of the county....

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The Caesar Rodney School District is dedicated to educational excellence. We believe that each student has a unique opportunity to excel in the learning process.



Mission Statement

Recognizing the value of each individual, and building upon our commitment to excellence, the Caesar Rodney School District is dedicated to the mission of preparing students for a successful, productive and purposeful life in a diverse, global community by:

-Providing quality educational opportunities for all students; and

-Promoting caring attitudes through the school community.


"Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another."
~ Gilbert K. Chesterton