Academia Antonia Alonso to Celebrate National School Choice Week

On Wednesday, January 28, 2015, La Academia will participate in National School Choice Week 2015 with a special event.

The Open House, which will take place from 5 to 7 PM at the school will feature a tour of the school, an information session and help with registration process. La Academia's core philosophy is to create a school where students investigate who they are and what role they play in a diverse society. Our students will be encouraged to become strong community leaders, as well as advocates on local, national, and global stages.

Academia Antonia Alonso is a Public Charter school serving grades Kindergarten and 1. After opening in August 2014 with Kindergarten and first grade, the school will add a Kindergarten class every year to grow to a K-5 school by 2018.  Enrollment is now taking place for Kindergarten and grade 1 for the 2015-16 school year.  As part of Delaware’s public school system, La Academia is free for all children.

Academia offers Dual Language and Expeditionary Learning education. This is the first school of its type in Delaware. Academic instruction takes place half of the time in English and half in Spanish.  Reading and writing in both languages is integrated into all learning expeditions and across all subject matters.  Students do not need prior knowledge of Spanish or English to enroll.  They will learn both in a natural manner by using them every day. 

Students at La Academia are developing academic and language skills for the 21st century and are capable of becoming strong community leaders and advocates on local, national and global stages.

Academia Antonia Alonso will be hosting another Open House on February 18th from 5 to 7pm at the school in the Community Education Building.

National School Choice Week is a non-partisan, non-political effort that raises awareness about the importance of effective education options for students. More than 9,000 events are being planned across the country to celebrate National School Choice Week.