School History

  • William A. Oberle, Jr. William A. Oberle Elementary School (Opened in 2009 as Porter Road Elementary School | Renamed September 2011)

    The Christina Board of Education voted to officially name Porter Road Elementary School William A. Oberle, Jr. Elementary School in recognition of Mr. Oberle’s many contributions to the Christina School District during his remarkable years of service.  

    Mr. Oberle served for 34 years in the Delaware House of Representatives as a representative for Newark’s 24th District. Throughout his service in the Delaware legislature, he was an advocate for the children of the Christina School District and a consistent supporter of initiatives to increase the success of District students. He was instrumental in helping the District secure funding for many capital projects, including Porter Road Elementary School and Delaware School for the Deaf.