Principal's Welcome

Staff Email/websites

Program Information & Registration

School Profile

Cafeteria/Nutrition Information

Before/After School Care

Positive Behavior Support and Management Techniques Handbook

Parent Information

Parent's Guide to Nursing Services

Head Lice Information

Parent Handbook

PAC (Parent Advisory Committee)

Parent Resources

Our Mission:

The John S. Charlton Program works within a collaborative team of parents, educators, specialists, community members, and students in Kent County, Delaware to promote student achievement by engaging in the following:
·Creating and implementing an Individualized Education Program (IEP) for each student
·Teaching standards-based and learning focused lessons and activities; providing access to the general education curriculum
·Developing daily living skills
·Providing inclusionary opportunities
·Supporting athletic and extra-curricular activities
·Nurturing social and emotional development
·Preparing students for vocation
·Fostering independence
·Arranging transitional opportunities and support
·Sustaining a safe environment
·Assisting families regarding home support
·Leading and advancing staff through professional development
·Promoting community involvement

Upcoming Events


May 14 - Charlton Fun Day and Family Fun Night

May 19 - Staff Meeting

May 21 - PTA/PAC

MAY 23 - College Graduation

May 26 - PBS Celebration:  The Charlie Awards

May 30 - Preschool/Kindergarten Graduation

June 6 - DCAS Alt window closes

June 7 - High School Graduation

June 10-12 - Abbreviated Days

June 12 - Last Student Day; Progress Reports Go Home

June 19 - Last Staff Day




Congratulations to Charlton's  Teacher of the Year 2014 - Tangy Raines




As stated in House Bill 268, regarding School Bullying, we are providing the Department of Justice Ombudsperson’s phone number  (800) 220-5414.


























District Information

District Calendar

CR District Website

CR Special Education Services Website

School Closings

District Pictures

Charlton Curriculum

Delaware Grade Band Extensions


Other Information


Special Olympics


Charlton School Song

Our Vision

To provide a cohesive, positive, rigorous, and safe learning environment in which students are challenged with standards based, individualized, learning focused activities, and daily living skills training in order for them to become successful, valued, and meaningful participants in our community.

Building SMART Goals

1) To meet or exceed AYP targets for DCAS/DCAS Alt-1.

2a) In all grade levels, maintain attendance of 91.6% or greater.

2b) In all grade levels, increase percent of excused absences to 80% (homebound included as excused).

3a) To maintain 100% of graduating students connected with DDDS.

3b) To increase the number of graduated students working at a job to or adult service provider by %.

4) Every teacher will have at least one classroom event per year showcasing their students’ abilities or learned skills in which parents will be invited to during the 2011-2012 school year. This will be in addition to the already offered school-wide events.

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