Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School

2575 Glasgow Avenue
Newark, DE 19702
2/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 1,087 students in grades 9-12, Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Vocational school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,087 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • : 97% (Top 10% in DE)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School's student population of 1,087 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,087 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
79 teachers
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School Rankings

Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 201 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School is 0.70, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (DE)
#167 out of 201 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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9%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
28%
42%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
11%
21%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
19%
19%
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Black
42%
30%
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White
31%
42%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.70
This chart displays the diversity score of Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School and the public school average diversity score of Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
97%
88%
This chart displays graduation rate of Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School and public school graduation rate of Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
34%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
5%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School's ranking?
Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School is ranked #167 out of 201 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Delaware.
What schools are Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School often compared to?
Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Delcastle Technical High School, Howard High School Of Technology by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% DE state average), while 28% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
What is the graduation rate of Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School?
The graduation rate of Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School is 97%, which is higher than the Delaware state average of 88%.
How many students attend Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School?
1,087 students attend Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School students are Black, 31% of students are White, 19% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School?
Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School offer ?
Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School part of?
Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School is part of New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
School Open for Students (Staggered Grade Levels Start) (Hodgson Events)
August 27, 2024 (Tuesday)
School Closed (Offices Open) (Hodgson Events)
August 30, 2024 (Friday)
No School (Thanksgiving Break) (Hodgson Events)
November 27, 2024 (Wednesday)
No School (Spring Break) (Hodgson Events)
April 18, 2025 (Friday)
Last Day for Seniors (Class of 2025), unless calendar is extended (Hodgson Events)
May 15, 2025 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Vocational school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,087 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • : 97% (Top 10%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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