DeLisle Elementary School (Pass Christian Public Schools) - Supporting curriculum materials and teacher training, providing volunteers and mentors, recognizing future leaders, and organizing special events

Partner: The Chemours Company 

Students impacted: 429
Volunteers: 20
Partnership duration: 10 years 

The Chemours Company has supported DeLisle Elementary by making direct monetary donations, supporting curriculum materials and teacher training, providing volunteers and mentors, recognizing future leaders, and organizing special events. The partnership enhances the school’s culture by evolving to meet ever-changing needs. Because both partners are committed to lifelong learning, this partnership has led to opportunities both in and out of the classroom, particularly in science.

Activities:

  • Employees volunteer as Career Day speakers and science fair judges
  • Funding for teachers to attend NSTA annual conference
  • Sponsorship of S.T.R.E.A.M. Family Night
  • Library book donations
  • Awards program for high-performing students 

Impacts:

  • Steady improvement in state science test scores
  • 92%  of students scored at proficient or advanced levels in 2015-2016