Support Services Overview

    Support Services refers to services that are provided to support the operation of the District including facilities, maintenance, construction and renovation, nutrition, and transportation. 

    The mission of Support Services is to provide the highest levels of safety, cleanliness, and maintenance to Brandywine School District facilities in order to provide the best educational environment for the students and staff.   School Nutrition is committed to providing students with nutritious and appetizing meals that are served courteously in a sanitary and pleasant dining environment.  The mission of the Transportation Office is to provide safe transportation to the students of the Brandywine School District and support the educational functions and activities of the District.  The experienced and highly trained staff of Support Services strives to improve the quality of services on a daily basis. 



    Facilities Management

    School Facilities strives to provide the highest standards of safety, cleanliness, and maintenance to the Brandywine School District facilities in order to provide the best educational environment for the students and staff.  This is accomplished through an experienced and highly trained staff that strives to improve the quality of services on a daily basis.



    Safety and Security

    The goal of the Safety and Security program is to provide a safe and secure environment for all Brandywine School District students, staff, and community.  The District is committed to providing a safe and nurturing environment for students and staff to accomplish their assigned tasks by establishing and maintaining proper safety and security standards that follow best management practices.


    Questions or concerns regarding safety and security can be directed to Assistant Superintendent Lincoln Hohler at 302-793-5000 or lincoln.hohler@bsd.k12.de.us.




    BSD has begun a district-wide paper recycling program provided by Rapid Recycling.  Individual recycling bins have been placed in all classrooms, offices, and copy rooms.  The paper collected is transported to a facility where it is sorted, baled, and sold to paper mills for use in manufacturing recycled paper products.  Students are involved in the recycling at each of the following schools:


    Carrcroft Elementary School

    Harlan Elementary School

    Mt. Pleasant Elementary School

    Claymont Elementary School

    Lancashire Elementary School

    P.S. DuPont Middle School

    Concord High School

    Lombardy Elementary School

    Springer Middle School

    Forwood Elementary School

    Maple Lane Elementary School

    Talley Middle School


     What types of paper are collected for recycling?


    § Copy paper

    § Magazines

    § Manila Folders

    § Notebook paper

    § Phonebooks

    § Newsletters

    § Newspapers

    § Envelopes



    Single Stream Recycling

    Three District schools (Brandywine High School, Hanby Elementary School/Bush Early Education Center, and Mt. Pleasant High School) are participating in a pilot program for single stream recycling.  Mixed recyclables (paper, plastic, glass, metal, etc.) are disposed of in a single waste stream.  Waste Management hauls away the mixed recyclables that are then separated and processed for recycling.



    Energy Management

    The Brandywine School District has developed a District-wide energy management program to reduce utility consumption and associated costs.

    To use all energy efficiently, while maintaining a comfortable and safe learning environment.  The School District, throughout its operations, will strive to purchase all utilities at the lowest cost possible, operate all equipment efficiently, and consider the energy efficiency of new and replacement equipment when making purchasing decisions.  


    Contact us with your questions, comments, and suggestions.