About Us

  • We are a public elementary school serving students in grades Kn-5. 

    Mission Statement:

    To create a positive and safe learning environment where children and adults are RESPECTFUL towards each other, RESPONSIBLE for their learning and READY to receive and/or deliver instructional services and programs that meet the needs of our diverse population of students.



    At Cooke Elementary, our vision is a Recipe for GREATNESS. 


    Ingredients (equal parts):
    Respectful –
    In partnership with our families and community, Cooke Elementary staff are committed to focusing on what’s best for ALL children through differentiation and implementation of interventions and enrichment experiences.  Students, parents, and staff are respectful of our diversity and are accountable for high achievement of all students.


    Responsible – At Cooke Elementary, we embrace communication and work as partners to educate, engage and empower all students and stakeholders.  Our students are served by Highly Qualified educators in an appropriate setting to support and meet their individual needs. 


    Ready – Cooke Elementary is a Positive Behavior Support building where students will follow the Cardinal Code - “Respectful, Responsible, Ready” in all areas of the building. All educators have access to needs-based materials for differentiation and enrichment purposes. All children are valued and are provided a superior education in their journey to become productive and successful citizens of a global society.  


    Phone: 302.235.6600

    Fax: 302.235.6635


    We are located at:

    2025 Graves Road Hockessin, DE 19707