New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District

1417 Newport Road
Wilmington, DE 19804-3499
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Delaware for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 4,684 students in New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Delaware.
Public Schools in New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District have an average math proficiency score of 15% (versus the Delaware public school average of 27%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 42% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Delaware public school average of 58% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (DE)
# Schools
4 Schools
231 Schools
# Students
4,684 Students
139,935 Students
# Teachers
346 Teachers
9,975 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 42 school districts in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 94% has decreased from 96% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (DE)
Overall District Rank
#28 out of 42 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of New Castle County Vocational-Technical   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
27%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of New Castle County Vocational-Technical   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of DE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Castle County Vocational-Technical   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of DE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
94%
80%
This chart display public school graduation rate of New Castle County Vocational-Technical   School District and public school graduation rate of DE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.70
0.70
# American Indian Students
30 Students
584 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
70 Students
5,934 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
1,284 Students
25,819 Students
% Hispanic Students
27%
19%
# Black Students
1,813 Students
42,333 Students
% Black Students
39%
30%
# White Students
1,292 Students
58,238 Students
% White Students
28%
42%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
216 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
190 Students
6,811 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
2,040
# Students in K Grade:
-
9,957
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
9,796
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
9,946
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
10,114
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
10,320
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
10,636
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
10,763
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
11,037
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
11,267
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,274
13,196
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,195
11,035
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,108
10,137
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,107
9,691
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $22,041 is higher than the state median of $20,598. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $20,406 is higher than the state median of $18,652. The school district spending/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (DE)
Total Revenue
$103 MM
$2,882 MM
This chart display total revenue of New Castle County Vocational-Technical   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$96 MM
$2,610 MM
This chart display total spending of New Castle County Vocational-Technical   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$22,041
$20,598
This chart display average revenue per public school student in New Castle County Vocational-Technical   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$20,406
$18,652
This chart display average spending per public school student in New Castle County Vocational-Technical   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
St. Georges Technical High School
Vocational School
Math: 23% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
555 Hyetts Corner Rd.
Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 449-3360
Grades: 9-12
| 1,130 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Delcastle Technical High School
Vocational School
Math: 12% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1417 Newport Road
Wilmington, DE 19804
(302) 995-8100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,589 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School
Vocational School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2575 Glasgow Avenue
Newark, DE 19702
(302) 834-0990
Grades: 9-12
| 1,087 students
Rank: #44.
Howard High School Of Technology
Vocational School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
401 East 12th Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 571-5400
Grades: 9-12
| 878 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District?
New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District manages 4 public schools serving 4,684 students.
What is the rank of New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District?
New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District is ranked #29 out of 42 school districts in Delaware (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Delaware school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District?
39% of New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District students are Black, 28% of students are White, 27% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District?
New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is equal to the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What is New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $20,406 is higher than the state median of $18,652. The school district spending/student has declined by 9% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: 09-12
  • Enrollment: 4,684 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 30% in DE)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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