Top 10 Best Kent County Public High Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 11 public high schools serving 9,563 students in Kent County, DE. The top ranked public high schools in Kent County, DE are Polytech High School, Caesar Rodney High School and Smyrna High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Kent County, DE public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the Delaware public high school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 56% statewide average). High schools in Kent County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Delaware public high schools.
Kent County, DE public high school have a Graduation Rate of 88%, which is less than the Delaware average of 89%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Polytech High School, with 97% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Delaware or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Delaware public high school average of 53% (majority Black).

Best Kent County Public High Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Polytech High School
Vocational School
Math: 30% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
823 Walnut Shade Road, 823 Wal
Woodside, DE 19980
(302) 697-3255
Grades: 9-12
| 1,188 students
Rank: #22.
Caesar Rodney High School
Math: 33% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
239 Old North Road
Camden Wyoming, DE 19934
(302) 697-2161
Grades: 9-12
| 1,968 students
Rank: #33.
Smyrna High School
Math: 23% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
500 Duck Creek Parkway
Smyrna, DE 19977
(302) 653-8581
Grades: 9-12
| 1,496 students
Rank: #44.
Lake Forest High School
Math: 20% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5407 Killens Pond Road
Felton, DE 19943
(302) 284-9291
Grades: 8-12
| 928 students
Rank: #55.
Early College High School At Delaware State University
Charter School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1570 North Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 678-3247
Grades: 9-12
| 420 students
Rank: #66.
Milford Senior High School
Math: 16% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1019 North Walnut Street
Milford, DE 19963
(302) 422-1610
Grades: 9-12
| 1,054 students
Rank: #77.
Dover High School
Math: 17% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
One Dover High Drive
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 241-2400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,789 students
Rank: #88.
First State Military Academy
Charter School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
355 West Duck Creek Road, P.o.
Clayton, DE 19938
(302) 223-2150
Grades: 9-10
| 271 students
Rank: #99.
Positive Outcomes Charter School
Charter School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3337 South Dupont Highway
Camden Wyoming, DE 19934
(302) 697-8805
Grades: 7-12
| 126 students
Rank: #1010.
Kent County Secondary Ilc
Special Education School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
631 Ridgley Street- Suite 19
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 736-5355
Grades: 6-12
| 100 students
Rank: #1111.
John S. Charlton School
Special Education School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
278 Sorghum Mill Road
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 697-3103
Grades: PK-12
| 223 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Kent County, DE

Kent County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
100 West 10th Street Suite 403
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 660-3938
Grades: 10
| n/a students
950 Center Road
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 734-8500
Grades: K-3
| 125 students
Lake Forest Ilc (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
5423 Killens Pond Rd
Felton, DE 19943
(302) 284-3020
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
401 Federal Street- Suite 2
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 735-4000
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
909 North Church St
Milford, DE 19963
(302) 424-8134
Grades: 1-12
| n/a students
Smyrna Ilc (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
22 South Main St
Smyrna, DE 19977
(302) 653-8585
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
101 South Locust Street
Smyrna, DE 19977
(302) 653-8580
Grades: PK-K
| 84 students

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