Citizens For Delaware Schools

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Children Need Our Help to Learn and Acquire the Skills to Succeed

Everyone of us has a responsibility to do what we can, no matter how small it may seem, to find a way to help children get the necessary life skills to succeed in life. Thousands of Delawareans serve through mentoring, reading to their kids or grandkids, voting for the best school board candidates, or volunteering. 

Stand up for these kids - consider a School Board run

Here are the 23 seats in School Districts across the state that will be up for election in 2025.

Appoquinimink – At Large

Brandywine – B, E

Christina – A

Colonial – B, D

Red Clay – B, G

Smyrna – At Large

Caesar Rodney – At Large

Capital – At Large


Lake Forest – At Large

Milford – At Large

Cape Henlopen – B, At Large

Delmar – At Large

Indian River – Seats 1, 1, 2, 4

Laurel – At Large

Seaford – At Large

Woodbridge – At Large

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Interested in running for school board in the future?

There’s no better time than an active school board election to express your interest in running for a future School Board seat. Give yourself a year to learn more about your district. Helping a current candidate with their campaign will give you an idea of what is involved in campaigning to get elected. The more time a candidate has to prepare, the better.

The schedule of seats for future elections can be found on the Department of Elections site. See if you are in a nominating district that is going to face an election in 2025,see list above, or send an inquiry to if you are thinking you might want to run.

Successful candidates have these qualities:

  •  Make decisions based on shared community values and common sense
  • Already involved in the community or with a district school
  • Courage 
  • Are educated on the issues school boards address
  • A passion for improving children’s education