Polytech High School

823 Walnut Shade Road, 823 Wal
Woodside, DE 19980
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 1,196 students in grades 9-12, Polytech High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 27%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Vocational school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,196 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : 93% (Top 30% in DE)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 23% (Top 50%)
  • : 52% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Polytech High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Polytech High School's student population of 1,196 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,196 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
89 teachers
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School Rankings

Polytech High School ranks within the top 50% of all 196 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Polytech High School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DE)
#61 out of 196 schools
(Top 50%)
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23%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Polytech 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 2020-21 school year data.
52%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Polytech 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
8%
19%
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Black
23%
30%
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White
58%
42%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
0.60
This chart display the diversity score of Polytech High School and the public school average diversity score of Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
93%
80%
This chart display graduation rate of Polytech High School and public school graduation rate of Delaware by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Polytech 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)
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Polytech 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.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Polytech High School's ranking?
Polytech High School is ranked #61 out of 196 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Delaware.
What schools are Polytech High School often compared to?
Polytech High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Caesar Rodney High School, Smyrna High School, Dover High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
23% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
What is the graduation rate of Polytech High School?
The graduation rate of Polytech High School is 93%, which is higher than the Delaware state average of 80%.
How many students attend Polytech High School?
1,196 students attend Polytech High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Polytech High School students are White, 23% of students are Black, 8% of students are Hispanic, 8% 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 Polytech High School?
Polytech High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Polytech High School offer ?
Polytech High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Polytech High School part of?
Polytech High School is part of POLYTECH School District.

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Date
Senior Exams ( Seniors Last day)
May 31, 2024 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Vocational school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,196 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : 93% (Top 30%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 23% (Top 50%)
  • : 52% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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