Award Year: 2022

Cab Calloway School Of The Arts

100 North DuPont Road
Wilmington, DE, 19807-3106

(302) 651-2700

Mr. Anthony Gray-Bolden, Principal at time of Nomination

Magnet School, Choice School

Red Clay Consolidated School District

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Mission

Cab Calloway School of the Arts provides a rigorous curriculum where arts and academics combine to cultivate the development of the independent investigation, critical and creative thinking, and the innovative application of acquired skills. Our graduates will demonstrate a mastery of defined skills that will enable them to be productive, self-directed, lifelong learners who appreciate and respect diversity.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 18%
  • White: 55%
  • Hispanic: 9%
  • Asian: 14%
  • Native American: 1%
  • Two or more races: 3%
Application
Mamma Mia Musical 2021-22 Performance

Mamma Mia Musical 2021-22 Performance

Cab Calloway School of the Arts, a Red Clay Consolidated School District magnet public arts school invites students in Delaware grades 6-12 to engage in an integrated learning experience where arts and academics nurture the development of the acquired skills that will enable them to be productive global citizens. Founded in 1992 by a group of parents seeking quality education in a motivating environment, the school is part of the award-winning Red Clay Consolidated School District. The school is named after American jazz icon Cab Calloway.

Our students (known as "Cabbies") major in dance, digital media and communication arts, instrumental music, piano, strings, technical theatre, theatre arts, visual arts, and vocal music. Cabbies excel not only because of their passion for the arts, but due to commitment to their own education, the engagement of parents and caregivers, and the dedication of the staff who create a learning environment that combines the arts and academics to motivate and inspire learning. Through performances and outreach, Cabbies cultivate an appreciation of the arts within the community and beyond.

We celebrate a 100% graduation rate, with 98 - 100% of our graduates attending post-secondary education each year. Our students succeed when all stakeholders adhere to high standards and are provided with a safe environment conducive to learning. We are an inclusive school community that embraces, shares, and celebrates the diversity and individuality of each community member.