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Candidate Info for 2022 School Board Elections

Organized by Counties and School Districts

 

Candidate responses will be added as we receive them. Check back regularly!

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Frequently Asked Questions

When will school board elections be held?

The 2022 School Board Elections are May 10, 2022. Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

How do constituents vote?

Constituents can vote in person at a local school building polling place or by mail via absentee ballot, starting in April, through the Department of Elections.

How do I know what school district I live in?

Polling locations are listed under each school district in the school board candidate section below. Voter can also locate their polling place on the Department of Elections website. If you need help figuring out which district you’re voting in, enter your address in the Department of Elections district lookup tool.

New Castle County Polling Places

Kent County Polling Places

Sussex County Polling Places

What are school board members responsible for?

School Board member responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Hiring the superintendent, who manages administrators and educators;
  • Holding the superintendent accountable for student outcomes (i.e., literacy & numeracy);
  • Facilitating the vision of the district through an approved strategic plan;
  • Ensuring millions of public dollars are spent appropriately and are allocated equitably and reach staff, facilities, students, and technology; and
  • Being responsive to the interests of the community.
What are the qualities of an effective school board member?
  • Vision oriented; excellence focused;
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate;
  • Speaks up and shows up on behalf of students and their outcomes;
  • Intentional with diversity, equity, and inclusion;
  • Strategic, courageous, and an innovative thinker; and
  • Commitment to constituent needs.
Do I need to register to vote in the school board elections?

No, you do not have to be registered to vote in school board elections in Delaware. To vote, you must:

  • Be a citizen of the United States and the State of Delaware.
  • Live in the school district for which the election is being conducted.
  • Be 18 years of age on or before the day of the election.

The 2022 School Board Candidates

Candidate responses will be added as we receive them. Check back regularly!

New Castle County

Appoquinimink School District

Find Your Polling Place
If you need help figuring out which district you’re voting in, enter your address in the Department of Elections district lookup tool.

BUNKER HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1070 BUNKER HILL RD, MIDDLETOWN DE 19709
LOSS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
200 BRENNAN BLVD, BEAR DE 19701
MARION PROFFITT TRAINING CTR
118 S SIXTH ST, ODESSA DE 19730
MIDDLETOWN HIGH SCHOOL
120 SILVER LAKE RD, MIDDLETOWN DE 19709
OLD STATE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
580 TONY MARCHIO DR, TOWNSEND DE 19734
TOWNSEND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
126 MAIN ST, TOWNSEND DE 19734
WATERS MIDDLE SCHOOL
1235 CEDAR LANE RD, MIDDLETOWN DE 19709

Brandywine School District

Per Delaware Code (Title 14, Section 1075 [b]), when there is only one candidate for the election for a school board seat, the Department declares the candidate elected and does not hold an election for the seat.

Christina School District

Per Delaware Code (Title 14, Section 1075 [b]), when there is only one candidate for the election for a school board seat, the Department declares the candidate elected and does not hold an election for the seat.

Colonial School District

Note: You are allowed to vote for a candidate in each of the nominating districts.

Find Your Polling Place

If you need help figuring out which district you’re voting in, enter your address in the Department of Elections district lookup tool.

EISENBERG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
27 LANDERS LN, NEW CASTLE DE 19720
HOWARD WESTON SENIOR CENTER
1 BASSETT AVE, NEW CASTLE DE 19720
PLEASANTVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
16 PLEASANT PL, NEW CASTLE DE 19720
SOUTHERN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
795 COX NECK RD, NEW CASTLE DE 19720
WILLIAM PENN HIGH SCHOOL
713 E BASIN RD, NEW CASTLE DE 19720

Red Clay Consolidated

Find Your Polling Place

If you need help figuring out which district you’re voting in, enter your address in the Department of Elections district lookup tool.

ACTIVITY CENTER AT HOCKESSIN PAL
7259 LANCASTER PIKE, HOCKESSIN DE 19707
A I DUPONT HIGH SCHOOL
50 HILLSIDE RD, WILMINGTON DE 19807
BALTZ ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1500 SPRUCE AVE, WILMINGTON DE 19805
CAB CALLOWAY SCHOOL OF ARTS
100 N DUPONT RD, WILMINGTON DE 19807
DICKINSON HIGH SCHOOL
1801 MILLTOWN RD, WILMINGTON DE 19808
FOREST OAK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
55 S MEADOWOOD DR, NEWARK DE 19711
HIGHLANDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2100 GILPIN AVE, WILMINGTON DE 19806
MARBROOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2101 CENTERVILLE RD, WILMINGTON DE 19808
MCKEAN HIGH SCHOOL
301 MCKENNANS CHURCH RD, WILMINGTON DE 19808
NORTH STAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1340 LITTLE BALTIMORE RD, HOCKESSIN DE 19707
RICHARDSON PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
16 IDELLA AVE, WILMINGTON DE 19804
WARNER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
801 W 18TH ST, WILMINGTON DE 19802

Kent County

Caesar Rodney School District

Capital School District

Lake Forest School District

Milford School District

Note: You are allowed to vote for a candidate in each of the nominating districts.

Find Your Polling Place

If you need help figuring out which district you’re voting in, enter your address in the Department of Elections district lookup tool.

BENJAMIN BANNEKER ELEMENTARY
449 NORTH ST., MILFORD DE 19963
EVELYN I. MORRIS EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER
8609 3RD ST., LINCOLN DE 19960
LULU M. ROSS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
310 LOVERS LN., MILFORD DE 19963
MILFORD HIGH SCHOOL
1019 N WALNUT ST., MILFORD DE 19963

Smyrna School District

Note: You are allowed to vote for each term (ending in 2024 and 2026).

Find Your Polling Place
If you need help figuring out which district you’re voting in, enter your address in the Department of Elections district lookup tool.

KENTON RURITAN CLUB
249 S. MAIN ST., KENTON DE 19955
SMYRNA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
121 S. SCHOOL LN., SMYRNA DE 19977
SMYRNA MIDDLE SCHOOL
700 DUCK CREEK PKWY., SMYRNA DE 19977

Sussex County

Cape Henlopen School District

Per Delaware Code (Title 14, Section 1075 [b]), when there is only one candidate for the election for a school board seat, the Department declares the candidate elected and does not hold an election for the seat.

Delmar School District

Find Your Polling Place
If you need help figuring out which district you’re voting in, enter your address in the Department of Elections district lookup tool.

DELMAR HIGH SCHOOL
200 N 8TH ST, DELMAR, DE 19940

Indian River School District

Notes: Two (2) seats for Indian River School Board, District 1 are up for election  •  A voter may vote for a candidate for each seat   •  The two (2) candidates receiving the highest number of votes among all candidates will be elected to the two (2) seats

Laurel School District

Find Your Polling Place
If you need help figuring out which district you’re voting in, enter your address in the Department of Elections district lookup tool.

LAUREL HIGH SCHOOL
1133 S CENTRAL AVE, LAUREL, DE 19956

Seaford School District

Find Your Polling Place
If you need help figuring out which district you’re voting in, enter your address in the Department of Elections district lookup tool.

SEAFORD SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
399 NORTH MARKET ST EXT, SEAFORD, DE 19973

Woodbridge School District

Find Your Polling Place
If you need help figuring out which district you’re voting in, enter your address in the Department of Elections district lookup tool.

WOODBRIDGE EARLY LEARNING CENTER
400 S GOVERNORS AVE, GREENWOOD, DE 19950
WOODBRIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL
307 S LAWS ST, BRIDGEVILLE, DE 19933

Pledge to Vote In Your School Board Election

School board elections are a vital part of ensuring children in Delaware have access to an equitable education. School board candidates should reflect their communities, understand the needs of their district’s students, and be willing to listen and learn in order to make effective change in our schools. Whether you have children in school or not, your voice matters, because our kids are Delaware’s future.

You’ve learned where your candidates stand on some issues here today. Now, will you take the pledge to vote in your school board election on Tuesday, May 10, 2022?

To learn where these school board candidates stand on more issues that affect you, please visit the League of Women Voter’s Vote411 website at Vote411.org/Delaware

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