Delaware Community School
Home of the Dual Language Program
43 Bertha St., Albany, NY 12209 (click
here for directions)
Steve Moguel, Assistant Principal
Delaware Community School
Public School 18, Delaware
School is the City School District of Albany's only
school offering a bilingual education program, the
Dual Language Program, which teaches
students in both English and Spanish. The original P.S.
18 was razed and rebuilt as Delaware Community School,
which opened in 2007.
The 50,000-square-foot building
serves approximately 470
students and features space
for parent and community groups to meet. Some other
features include modern art and music rooms, a state-of-the-art
library/media center, a cafetorium
and a larger gymnasium, and a playground.
Points of distinction
Monday, April 17
- Friday, April 21 -- Spring Recess,
Tuesday, May 2 -
Thursday, May 4 -- NYS
math exams for grades 3-8
Friday, May 5
School Picture Day
for pre-K, kindergarten and fifth grade
Cinco de Mayo
Celebration, 5:30-7 p.m.
Art Show, Albany Institute of History & Art,
Tuesday, May 9
-- Spring Concert, William S. Hackett Middle
School, 6 p.m.
Tuesday, May 16
-- SCHOOL BUDGET VOTE
Wednesday, May 17
Monday, May 29
-- Memorial Day, no school
News and information
Literature comes alive
during Literacy Week -- It was a literary
"who's who" at Delaware Community School on March 16
-- “Living Literature Day,” when students and staff
dressed as and took on the personas of their
favorite book characters. Spotted from the real
world were Nelson Mandela, Bob Marley and Malala
Yousafzai. From the fiction side were doctors,
dragons, police officers, princesses and several
superheroes. Harry Potter, Huckleberry Finn and
Fancy Nancy also were there, along with a menagerie
that included Fly Guy, the Cat in the Hat, Pete the
Cat, Charlotte and Wilbur and the Grouchy Ladybug.
Living Literature Day is part of the school's
Literacy Week Celebration.
Click here to see a Facebook album of photos.
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Donation provides bilingual literacy boost
-- Delaware Community School
received an incredibly generous gift June 10
when Ocean State Job Lot delivered more than
10,100 books! There were 6,499 books in Spanish and 3,625 books in
English. The donation has an estimated value of about
Please visit our District News section to read
more and for a link to more photos.
Haga clic aqui.
Click here to visit the City School District of
Albany Photo Gallery.
Haga clic aquí
para visitar la galeria de fotos del Distrito
Escolar de la Ciudad de Albany.