Thomas A. Edison Charter School serves 750 students in Kindergarten through 8th grade.The school was established in the year 2000 to provide a rigorous education to a historically underserved population of families in North Wilmington. The mission of the Thomas A. Edison Charter School is to provide a world-class education to students despite race, gender, and socio-economic status.
The core philosophy of the school is that all children are capable of learning at high levels if they are taught by caring and dedicated educators, challenged by an engaging and rigorous curriculum, afforded adequate time in school and held to ambitious state and national standards. Improvements in student performance can be achieved with an efficient school model that transforms how students are taught at every grade level.
It is the goal of the board of directors, the school administrators, teachers and support staff of Thomas A. Edison to continually improve all students’ ability to be critical thinkers and enable them to meet or exceed the state and national curriculum standards.