The Appoquinimink School District, located in southern New Castle County, Delaware, serves more than 9,800 students in grades PK-12. At Appoquinimink, students, parents, educators, and the community share a common vision about high achievement, a fact which has helped our students earn one of the best academic records in the state. Our mission is to provide a world-class education where each of our students gains the knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes needed to contribute and flourish in a global society.
In order to deliver its vision of cutting-edge, 21st century learning, Appoquinimink School District is dedicated to attracting the highest quality educators in the nation. As and Appoquinimink teacher, you will take part in innovative training and curriculum, enjoy a host of activities specially designed for new teachers, and experience the unique rewards from being part of the fastest-growing school system in the state- including unparalleled opportunities to grow your career.
Appoquinimink offers a traditional small town atmosphere in a location that provides easy access to major business and entertainment centers. Residents are just 30 minutes from Delaware’s largest city (the corporate headquarters for Fortune 500 Companies DuPont, Bank of America and AstraZeneca), one hour from the beach, and minutes from nationally recognized colleges and universities. There is no better place to start your career than this centralized location.
As one of Delaware’s fastest growing school systems, we’ve learned to thrive on change. Since 2000, Appoquinimink has opened ten new schools, finished additions at six other buildings, and completed an aggressive schedule of renovations designed to support 21st century learning. Thanks to the strong backing we’ve received from parents, homeowners and the community; we can confidently state that our educational facilities are among the best in the tri-state area! Teachers belonging to this district are a part of a top-performing district, a supportive team, and a recognized leader in school and family communication.