Brandywine High School
|Brandywine High School|
|1400 Foulk Road
Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.
|Principal||Dr. Albert Thompson|
|Teaching staff||76 |
|Color(s)||Blue and White|
|Newspaper||The Brandywine Line|
Brandywine offers 17 Advanced Placement courses, and 22 Honors level courses.
Brandywine High School changed to block scheduling at the beginning of the 2008-09 school year. This allows students to be able to earn eight credits each year instead of the seven previously possible.
In 2008, Brandywine ranked #711 in Newsweek's top 1300 high schools, which uses a ratio of the number of AP, IB and/or Cambridge tests taken by all students at a school divided by the number of graduating seniors.
Brandywine is a member of the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association (DIAA). The Bulldogs compete in Flight B of the Blue Hen Conference with a full slate of teams in all three sports seasons:
- Dexter Boney, basketball player, Phoenix Suns
- Dennis Brockenborough, musician, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
- John Gallagher Jr., Tony-Award winning actor
- Sean Patrick Thomas, actor
- George Thorogood, musician
- "Brandywine High School - Staff Directory". Brandywine High School.
- "Brandywine High School - School Profiles". Delaware State Department of Education.
- "Brandywine High School - Academic Overview". Brandywine High School.
- "America's Top Public High Schools 2008". Newsweek. 2008-05-17.
- Blue Ribbon Schools Program