Delcastle Technical High School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
1417 Newport Rd

Wilmington, DE 19804

Tel: (302)995-8100
Grades 8-12
1,519 students
Delcastle Technical High School serves 1,519 students in grades 8 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Delcastle Technical High School operates within the New Castle County Vocational-technical School District.
New Castle County Vocational-technical School District's 100% graduation rate is higher than the DE state average of 71%.

School Overview

The student population of 1519 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 120 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Vocational school
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,519 students
Delcastle Technical High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Delcastle Technical High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 120 teachers
Delcastle Technical High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Delcastle Technical High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Delcastle Technical High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
27%
15%
Delcastle Technical High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
37%
31%
Delcastle Technical High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
36%
47%
Delcastle Technical High School White Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.67 0.52
Delcastle Technical High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
30%
39%
Delcastle Technical High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Delcastle Technical High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

New Castle County Vocational-technical School District's student population of 4,488 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 98% over five years.
The revenue/student of $18,092 is higher than the state average of $7,010. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $17,915 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name New Castle County Vocational-technical School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
1
Number of Students Managed 4,488 970
New Castle County Vocational-technical   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 100% 71%
New Castle County Vocational-technical   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2014)
District Total Revenue $84 MM $8 MM
New Castle County Vocational-technical   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $83 MM $9 MM
New Castle County Vocational-technical   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $18,092 $7,010
New Castle County Vocational-technical   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,915 $7,367
New Castle County Vocational-technical   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Conrad Schools Of Science (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Stanton Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mote (anna P.) Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WilmingtonMote (anna P.) Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 598 students
    0.8 miles
    2110 Edwards Ave
    WilmingtonDE 19808
    (302)992-5565
    0.8PK-5598
  • Wilmington Marbrook Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 593 students
    1.1 miles
    2101 Centerville Rd
    WilmingtonDE 19808
    (302)992-5555
    1.1KG-5593
  • WilmingtonRichey Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 429 students
    1.3 miles
    105 East Highland Ave
    WilmingtonDE 19804
    (302)992-5535
    1.3KG-5429
  • WilmingtonStanton Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 686 students
    1.4 miles
    1800 Limestone Rd
    WilmingtonDE 19804
    (302)992-5540
    1.46-8686
  • WilmingtonConrad Schools Of ScienceMagnet School
    Grades: 6-12 | 1153 students
    1.5 miles
    201 Jackson Ave
    WilmingtonDE 19804
    (302)992-5545
    1.56-121153

School Reviews

5.0  4/2/2008
Delcastle is a school where our children will graduate with a certificate in their career area. This will enable them to be able to find a job with a decent starting rate. I definately recommend this school. My son has done very well with his academics and in sports. The teachers are very helpful as well. I do feel that parent involvement could be better though. The teachers give students a day (Tuesday) to stay afterschool for extra help if needed. This is a plus...
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