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  • Caesar Rodney School District’s Child Nutrition Department
    Change in Delivery Days for Meals during School Closing due to COVID-19

    Meals will be provided, at a first come, first serve basis, at the site, date and times as follows:sched01

    Afternoon pickup will also be available, at a first come, first serve basis, at the site, date and times as follows:sched02

  • Artsonia




    On June 16th, Artsonia will be offering parents a special promotion on portfolio books. 

    Many parents purchase portfolio books to commemorate their child's creativity at the end of the school year. 

    As always, Stoke's art program receives 20% from all purchases.  

    If you have any questions, you can email Mrs. Anthony at

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  • Don't have WiFi?

    Please click on the link below to see where the Caesar Rodney School District Hot Spots Are:

    CR Hot Spots

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Bell Schedule

    Bell Schedge

Bus Routes


    Arrival - Doors open at 8:30 AM. Students arriving after 8:45 AM are considered tardy and require an adult to sign them in at the main office.

    AM Parent Drop Off Procedures- Parents dropping students off will use the front circle. Parents are asked to stay in their vehicles and have students exit from the right side of the vehicle. Another option is to park in the car lot and safely walk your child to the front sidewalk. Please do not allow students to walk through the lot unsupervised. Vehicles should not be left unattended in the circle at any time during arrival or dismissal.

    Dismissal - Walkers/Parent Pick-ups are dismissed at 3:42 PM. All other students are dismissed at 3:45 PM.  Please ensure you have your I.D. with you, every time, you come to pick up your students.  

    PM Parent Pick-up Procedures- Students who are being picked up at dismissal will exit the building at 3:42 PM. Parents picking up students are asked to wait patiently as students are escorted to vehicles lined up in the circle. A staff member will assist with the flow of traffic; to ensure safety, please obey their directions.

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CR License

    The Caesar Rodney School District has created a Caesar Rodney Specialty License Plate that can be displayed on your vehicle. A one-time registration fee of $25 will pay for the specialty license plate. For all the information on this centennial license plate, click on the link below: 
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  • An Equal Opportunity Employer

    The Caesar Rodney School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment or educational programs, services or activities based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, veteran or marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identification or genetic information in accordance with State and Federal laws. Inquiries about compliance should be made to the Title IX, District 504 and ADA Compliance Officers: Paul L. Dunbar Administrative Building, 7 Front Street, Wyoming DE, 19934. Phone (302)698-4800.
Our Vision:

The Caesar Rodney School District, the center of learning in our community, will expand programs and educational opportunities for students and the community to provide for the changing needs of a global society. We will focus on continued and enhanced academic achievement, expanded educational opportunities for the community, and necessary facilities and resources.

Our Mission:

At Nellie Hughes Stokes Elementary School, we strive to create an atmosphere where: Students are provided with a nurturing, safe and structured learning environment in which they are valued to take ownership of their learning. In addition to academics, we build character, foster creativity and encourage social skills that will last a lifetime. Faculty members are part of a supportive, professional and respectful community where contributions are encouraged and valued. As lifelong learners, our faculty aspires to be positive role models on behalf of all educators. Parents support student success through open communication and involvement in their child’s education. By reinforcing good work and social habits, our parents share in student accountability. Community members work in a partnership with the school in order to share valuable resources to enhance school wide initiatives.

The Four A's

Academics    Arts    Athletics   Atmosphere

Department of Justice Bullying Prevention and School Crime

Contact (Ombudsperson) Bill Gillan Hotline: 1-800-220-5414

Nellie Stokes Elementary School © 2014 302-697-3205 Fax:302-697-4029 3874 Upper King Road, Dover, DE 19904