Current Out-of-State or Private School Student:
Any student entering Kindergarten, coming from Out-of-State or from a private school MUST register with your Resident School District before submitting a school choice application. Any applications received without this step are considered incomplete and cannot be accepted.
Current Enrolled DE Public School Student:
Any student currently enrolled in a Delaware Public School can skip Step 1 and submit an application through School Choice DE.
EastSide Charter has been a staple in the community for over 20 years and has positively impacted our students, families, and the community. Our incredible team is focused on seeing students become the leaders of tomorrow. We currently enroll over 500 students in Kindergarten - 8th grade.
Applications will be available starting November 7th.
What you can expect!
Kindergarten - 4th grade:
● Average class size of 19 students
● Five academic classes per day
● One special class per day (phys ed, theater, or art)
5th - 8th grade:
● Average class size of 19 students
● Four academic classes per day
● One high school prep class per day
● One special class per day (phys ed, theater, art, character education, computers, black American studies, or crew)
APEX Honors Program
This unique honors program is perfect for highly motivated and academically strong 5th - 8th grade students who want to go beyond the state assessment and compete at a higher level. We provide the tools necessary to help these bright young students to succeed and ensure they reach their fullest potential and go on to excel in highly competitive private and public high schools as well as into their college years.
We partner with the BEST!
APEX students attend monthly classes at some of the best private schools in the state. They are also enrolled in the acclaimed LYTE and FAME programs, which prepare students for competitive high schools and beyond.
Who Can Apply?
Admission to EastSide Charter is open to any student who is a Delaware resident.
When Can I Apply?
Applications for the 2023-24 school year for grades K-8 will be available starting November 7th. Applications received during the School Choice window of November 7th – January 11th will be entered into a lottery for all grades.
Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis AFTER THE CHOICE WINDOW HAS CLOSED. You can apply online or come into our main office to complete an application.
Returning family please complete an intent to return form. This can be done online or by returning the form to the office.
1. Proof of student's age
2. Proof of completed lead test for all applicants five or younger
3. Updated Immunization (2 varicella shots)
4. Two forms of Proof of Residency (one lease/mortgage statement and one utility bill, or two utility bills)
5. Parent/Guardian Photo ID
6. Custody Documentation (if applicable)
Parents/guardians residing with a friend or relative must submit a notarized letter, signed by the person they are residing with, attesting to their residency, and that of the potential student (we have a notary on site). They must also provide a copy of the utility bill of the person they are residing with to attest to the residence address.
All interested families should submit an application online or apply in person in our office. For all enrollment and admission questions please contact our Enrollment Coordinator.
Todas familias interesadas en aplicar deben presentar una solicitud en línea o solicitar en persona en EastSide Chárter School. Para todas las consultas de matrícula o admisión por favor póngase en contacto con nuestra Coordinadora de Inscripción.
Maritza Ramos, Enrollment Coordinator
302-762-5834 ext. 134
To design the proper support to assist your child, accepted applicants must submit the following:
1. Copy of Smarter Balanced Scores
2. Copy of Last Report Card
3. Copy of Child's I.E.P. (if applicable)