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Immaculate Conception School

Immaculate Conception School is a coeducational private Catholic traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban


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Immaculate Conception School is a Catholic School of the Diocese of Wilmington, Delaware. The school is located in Elkton, MD and draws students from the tri-state area of Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania. Immaculate Conception School is dedicated to teaching and sharing the Good News of Jesus. We believe the purpose of Catholic education is to teach the message revealed by God, to encourage positive relationships, and to serve the community both locally and globally. Immaculate Conception School is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Elementary Schools, with the most recent reaccreditation obtained on May 1, 2015.


Immaculate Conception School follows the Diocese of Wilmington curriculum standards. Students are well prepared to meet and exceed the demands of college-prep courses at the high school level. Many students each year qualify for scholarships to area high schools for both academic and leadership criteria. Students consistently perform above the national norm on standardized testing. Parallel reading programs are offered for grades 1 through 8, and parallel math instruction is offered in grades 5 through 8.

Mission Statement

Immaculate Conception School develops the spiritual, intellectual, and social needs of its students in a Christ-centered Catholic environment. Through a Franciscan tradition of faith and service, in partnership with our parish, parents, and community, and a challenging academic program, Immaculate Conception School nurtures disciples to embrace their God-given talents to serve humankind.



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Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 195
Student Teacher Ratio 15 : 1
Gender 48% Male / 52% Female
Dress Code Uniform
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 88%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 4%
Multi-racial 1%
Black or African American 5%
Asian 2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%
Principal   Jeanne Dinkle


Students at Immaculate Conception School are able to participate in athletics through the parish athletic association, instrumental band instruction, Declamation competitions, Student Council, National Junior Honor Society, Science Olympiad, National Geographic Geography Bee, National Spelling Bee, annual talent show, and semi-annual school musical production.

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