General Information about the School - Sussex Academy of Arts and Sciences


General Information

Sussex Academy is a public, charter school offering an accelerated academic program for the students of Delaware in grades six through twelve. The academic program is based on an instructional model that uses the successes of past best practices in interdisciplinary curriculum and project-based learning in the middle school grades and the International Baccalaureate program for the high school grades. Our students achieve high academic performance through critical, independent thinking and reflection and develop social consciousness through service and community partnerships. The school is very proud of its talented and highly qualified staff that has developed and maintains a challenging curriculum in a supportive and caring environment for its students.

Our Goals


Maintain high academic performance

Foster critical, independent thinking and reflection

Ensure a safe, respectful school environment

Advocate personal growth and responsibility

Provide opportunities for individual and group success

Model and encourage collaborative decision making

Facilitate ongoing professional development

Encourage parental involvement and partnerships

Promote service and community partnerships

Instill environmental awareness and social consciousness

Develop technological competence