Delaware’s Future Shines Bright


In keeping with “walkable community,” the Town of Whitehall is honored to have Lorewood Grove Elementary School at the center of Mapleton Village. The Appoquinimink School District is renowned for preparing children for the future and to compete on a global level. In addition to intensive focus on STEM and workplace learning, the performing and language arts are also key to their success. You might even see youngsters speaking a second language, such as Chinese or Spanish!

Groundbreaking of Lorewood Grove Elementary School

Elementary & Middle School

The transition from “young student” to “high schooler” is a vital step in the development of Whitehall’s children. Whitehall’s younger residents will be members of the Appoquinimink School District (Lorewood Grove Elementary and Alfred G. Waters Middle School), the award-winning, top-ranked school district in the state of Delaware. Whether attending public or private school, students will learn from curricula that emphasize respect, responsibility, global awareness and the pursuit of excellence.

High School

The focus of each school is to prepare its students for the next chapter of their lives come graduation day. Our students will develop a great sense of community, with a unique focus on the principles of global citizenship. Your choices include Middletown High School, in the #1 rated district in Delaware; St. Andrew’s, a private preparatory academy; or St. George’s Vocational Technical High School, considered one of the top vocational schools in the region.

Community Based Education

No matter how long it’s been since you last stepped inside a classroom, continuing education opportunities near Whitehall at institutions like The University of Delaware and Wilmington University are vast. For a more local option, the Appoquinimink School District’s program is approved by the Delaware State Board of Education and accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.