Green Schools

Green Building United leads the Delaware Pathways to Green Schools Program.

Currently in its fifth year, the program provides grants, one-on-one support, and expert resources to K-12 schools in Delaware that are committed to becoming healthier, more sustainable, and more energy efficient.

Participating schools work toward achieving certification and national recognition through Eco-Schools USA and the U.S. Department of Education’s Green Ribbon Schools award.

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Benefits to participating schools

  • Network of like-minded educators and school personnel for sharing ideas and challenges
  • Invitations to roundtables and workshops
  • Free building energy assessment (for qualifying schools)
  • Assistance with energy benchmarking using EPA’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager
  • Eligibility to apply to annual mini-grant program
  • Support with implementing sustainability initiatives including curriculum connections

2018 Mini Grant Awardees

The Delaware Pathways to Green Schools Program awarded $10,000 in mini grants to ten area K-12 schools to fund energy- and climate-related projects. The mini grant funding is provided by the Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility. 

When executed, all projects will have a positive impact on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and will help to cultivate a generation of good stewards of the environment on K-12 school campuses throughout the state.

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2017-2018 Participating Schools

Academia Charter School

Albert Einstein Academy

Brandywine Springs Elementary School

Cooke Elementary

Christiana High School

Forwood Elementary School

The Jefferson School

Kirk Middle School

Las Americas ASPIRA Academy

Linden Hill Elementary School

Milford High School

Odyssey Charter School

Postlethwait Middle School

St. Andrew’s School

Serviam Academy

Shue-Medill Middle School

Springer Middle School

Ursuline Academy

Warner Elementary School

Wilmington Montessori School

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