Frederick D. Thomas Middle School Opening 2024

  • Construction on Frederick D. Thomas Middle School began in 2022. This will be the third middle school in the Cape Henlopen School District and will be located on the site of the former Shields Elementary School, off of Savannah Road in Lewes. It will serve up to 600 students in grades 6-8. Renderings below are the approved designs as of the 1/27/22 Board of Education meeting. Check back for continued updates regarding the construction process, as well as updates on boundary line changes to incorporate the third middle school. More information will be provided throughout the 2023-2024 school year.

  • The renderings in these slide shows are an artist's conception and are subject to change.