Forwood Elementary School

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1900 Westminster Dr

Wilmington, DE 19810

(302) 475-3956

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 439

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

14 Parent Reviews for Forwood Elementary School

My daughter has attended Forwood for the past 3 years. It is such a wonderful place! As a teacher myself - I tend to be picky about the education of my own kids. She is consistently challenged and encouraged to succeed! Keep up the good work!!!

Posted by a parent on 12/21/14

Love this school. Both my kids go to it and the teachers and staff are wonderful.

Posted by a parent on 10/14/14

Forwood is a fabulous true neighborhood school! My children have attended for the past 5 years and have experienced many wonderful teachers. Most of their experiences have been positive, but there is always some room for improvement. You will have good and bad teachers in whatever school your child ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/13/14

We have only had a student attending Forwood for going on 2 years, but we are very happy with teachers, administration, and support staff. The atmosphere is positive and nurturing and I am pleased how engaged my student is. GREAT school!!

Posted by a parent on 10/13/14

I have been a Forwood parent for the past 7 years. My children truly enjoy attending school here. I feel that we are very lucky and have some exceptional teachers who always go out of their way to help the kids. Our administrative staff is wonderful as well and although they may not be perfect (no ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/08/14

I have been a parent at Forwood elementary school going on my 8th year. I love Forwood and my children have been very happy here. We have gotten so lucky to have had some amazing teachers whose dedication is unmatched. There can be improvements with anything in this world, and I don't claim for Forwood ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/07/14

Caring teachers and staff are the hallmark of Forwood Elementary. I believe that the teachers and staff generally care about the quality of the education and all around development that each student receives. They demonstrate this in class, through extracurricular activities, and through school community ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/07/14

I have two children at Forwood, and I have never had a problem with anything. Their teachers have been excellent! Forwood offers band, chorus, and orchestra for students to be a part. They also have after school activities, like flag football, basketball, and kickball. The entire staff does a wonderful ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/07/14

I love Forwood!!! My son loves going to school. The staff is friendly and they really care about the children. This is my son's second year going on third at Forwood and I can't wait to get to know his new teacher next year. Everyone in the school seems to know my child and are so warm and caring with ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/03/14

I am a Grandmother of a first grader in MS Poomans class. i do not know her but was so impressed with the daily communication with parents, ie, sending home daily work and special help for the individual student. Thank You, MS Poorman and all those who are teachers. I baby sat for a week , while mom ...  Read more

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Test scores for Forwood Elementary School

DSTP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2009
Forwood Elementary School
Brandywine School District
* In 2008-2009 Delaware used the Delaware Student Testing Program (DSTP) to test students in reading and math in grades 2 through 10, in writing in grades 3 through 10, and in science and social studies in grades 4, 6, 8 and 11. Only the scores for reading and math in grades 2 through 10, writing in grades 3 though 10, and science in grades 8 and 11 are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The DSTP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Delaware. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Wilmington schools — Forwood Elementary School is located at 1900 Westminster Dr, Wilmington DE 19810. 1900 Westminster Dr is in the 19810 ZIP code in Wilmington, DE The school district for Forwood Elementary School is the Brandywine School District. Forwood Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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