Re-Enrollment and Enrollment Seasons are NOW! Slots for the 2016-2017 school year are filling up fast. Especially for positions in our 5Star PreK or our K through 8 classes – act now to assure that your child(ren) will be a part of EastSide for 2016-2017.
Leadership transition comes to ESCS: On July 1st, 2016 EastSide Charter School, and its sister school, Family Foundations Academy, will begin a next chapter, as Aaron Bass takes the reigns of leadership from Dr. Lamont Browne. With thanks, ESCS wishes Dr. Browne and his family only the best as he moves on to offer his talents to a school district in the Denver, Colorado area. And we all look forward to working with our new leader, Aaron Bass.
Statement from Executive Director-Designate Aaron Bass
Aaron Bass Resume
Unity Day Each year, EastSide shares our outdoor facilities to support Unity Day, a community based event that promotes healthy lifestyles and combats Youth Violence. This year, the event will be held at EastSide on Saturday, June 11th from 2 PM to 7PM. School representatives from EastSide will be in attendance to share in the fun and support our community. Please come out and share the day with us and enjoy a Spelling Bee, Math Challenge, Talent Showcase, Basketball Game, Kickball Tournament, Moonbounce, Face Painting, Free Haircuts, Lunch and more! Contact Matthew Williams at (215) 678-9889 for more information. We hope to see you there!
Summer Enrichment Program We have exciting news – We have received a $250,000 grant to host an all-day summer enrichment program from 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM. The camp is for 8 weeks and offers both academic enrichment and extra-curricular activities in partnership with The Summer Learning Collaborative and the Boys and Girls Club. Please call or stop by the School office for more details.
Summer Food Service Program The Summer Food Service Program is a USDA program that provides healthy meals and snacks to eligible children when school is not in session. Meals may be available for children 18 years of age or younger free of charge. Families are encouraged to call 211; call 1-866-3-HUNGRY or 1-877-8-HAMBRE (for Spanish speakers); text the word “food” to 877-877 or text the word “comida” to 877-877 (for Spanish speakers); or, log on to www.fns.usda
Civil Rights Legend visits EastSide On March 4, EastSide had the rare treat of a visit to the school by U. S. Representative John Lewis (D-Ga); who was joined by Delaware’s entire Federal legislative delegation, Senator Tom Carper, Senator Chris Coons, and U.S. Representative John Carney. All spoke with the students and Rep. Lewis gave copies of his book Marchto students. The book sharing was underwritten by Bank of America.
EastSide Named 2015 Superstar in Education EastSide is proud to announce that we were named as one of the Delaware Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 Superstars in Education for our innovative teacher coaching and evaluation framework! Click on the link above to learn more about the program.
Pre-K Program Awarded Highest Quality Rating! EastSide is extremely proud to announce that it has been awarded a STAR 5 designation for our Pre-K program by the Delaware STARS early childcare rating system! This is the highest quality rating under the State's rating system and EastSide is the first charter school in the state to participate in the program and the first school to receive a level 5 rating. This tremendous accomplishment comes after months of hard work by staff and leadership at EastSide and will have a remarkable impact on our expanding Pre-K program next year!
EastSide Named Top Workplace! EastSide Charter School is proud to announce that we were named as one of Delaware's top workplaces by the News Journal! Many thanks to our staff who participated in the survey and make EastSide such a wonderful academic and professional environment.