Student Body Information - Sussex Academy of Arts and Sciences

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Student Body

Children in grades six through twelve who reside in Delaware may attend the Sussex Academy. Enrollment, however, is limited by the State of Delaware based on the school's charter. Each fall applications for the upcoming sixth and ninth grade classes are accepted and, if necessary, a lottery is held in January to select the students who will be invited to enroll.

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