The purpose of the Great Oaks Charter School – Wilmington (GO-WIL) is to prepare students to succeed in college. GO-WIL opened in 2015, serving Grade 6. At scale, it will serve Grades 6-12.
At Great Oaks Charter School –Wilmington, we believe that every child can succeed. What makes us unique?
Individualized Instruction: Every student receives at least two hours of small group or one-on-one tutoring every day, delivered by our full-time Tutor Corps.
Unrelenting Focus on College Readiness: Every student at Great Oaks Charter School –Wilmington, knows that his or her goal is to graduate from college.
More Time on Task: The school day and year is significantly longer than those of the surrounding district schools.
Character Development: We actively develops character traits through a school culture that reinforces our core values.
Family Engagement: Our Executive Director, teachers, tutors and administrators engage in frequent parent outreach to make sure that parents’ voices are heard and incorporated into the school’s decision-making process.
The Great Oaks Tutor Corps recruits the best and brightest college graduates from across the country to dedicate a year of service to urban students. During their one-year commitment, tutors work full-time, providing one-on-one and small group instruction to Great Oaks Charter School students.