Delaware Schools

Richard A. Shields Elementary

Location: 910 Shields Avenue, Lewes, DE 19958
Contact: (302) 645-7748

"Shields Elementary School will provide a safe and nurturing environment that respects the diversity and individuality of all learners. We will enhance each child's potential through developmentally-appropriate practices in an integrated curriculum that incorporates technology and the related arts. Positive relationships will be fostered among all members of the Shields community, further challenging students to become responsible citizens and independent, life-long learners.

The following goals have been designed to target our mission and to insure that all students have the opportunity to develop their full potential. I. To maximize student achievement using best practices. II. To provide staff development activities that maximize student achievement. III. To maximize visibility and communication at all leadership levels. IV. To provide a safe, nurturing and healthy environment."