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A Look at Public and Private Schools in New Castle County

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Public High Schools

Appoquinimink School District 

The district serves the communities of Middletown, Odessa, Townsend and Bear. It includes: 

Appoquinimink High School

1080 Bunker Hill Road, Middletown, 449-3840

Middletown High School

120 Silver Lake Road, Middletown, 376-4141

Brandywine School District

The district is located in suburban northeast New Castle County, bordering Pennsylvania and the Brandywine Creek. Schools are located in Wilmington, North Wilmington and Claymont. It includes:

Brandywine High School

1400 Foulk Road, Wilmington, 479-1600

Concord High School

2501 Ebright Road, Wilmington, 475-3951

Mt. Pleasant High School

5201 Washington St. Ext., Wilmington, 762-7125

Christina School District

The district serves the city of Newark and its surrounding areas, as well as a portion of the city of Wilmington. It includes:

Christiana High School

190 Salem Church Road, Newark, 631-2400

Glasgow High School

1901 S. College Ave., Newark, 631-5600

Newark High School

750 E. Delaware Ave., Newark, 631-4700

Colonial School District

The district serves the New Castle area. It includes:

William Penn High School

713 E. Basin Road, New Castle, 323-2800

New Castle County Vo-Tech School District

The district serves all parts of New Castle County with quality vocational and technical education. It includes:

Delcastle Technical High School

1417 Newport Road, Wilmington, 995-8100

Howard High School of Technology

401 E. 12th St., Wilmington, 751-5400

Paul M. Hodgson Vocational Technical High School

2575 Glasgow Ave., Newark, 834-0990

St. George’s Technical High School

555 Hyetts Corner Road, Middletown, 449-3360

Red Clay Consolidated District

The district includes northwestern sections of the city of Wilmington and its suburbs to the Pennsylvania state line, from Brandywine Creek to Pike Creek Valley, and along the Christina River back to the city line. It includes:

Alexis I. duPont High School

50 Hillside Road, Greenville, 651-2626

Cab Calloway School of the Arts

100 N. Dupont Road, Wilmington, 651-2700, (magnet)

Henry C. Conrad School of Science

201 Jackson Ave., Wilmington, 992-5545 (magnet)

John Dickinson High School

1801 Milltown Road, Wilmington, 992-5500

Thomas McKean High School

301 McKennan’s Church Road, Wilmington, 992-5520

Charter High Schools

Delaware Academy for Public Safety and Security

801 N. DuPont Hwy., New Castle, 322-6050

Delaware Design-Lab High School 

179 Stanton Christiana Road, Newark, 660-1190

Delaware Military Academy

112 Middleboro Road, Wilmington, 998-0745

Freire Charter School

201 W. 14th St., Wilmington, 521-0432

Great Oaks Charter School

1200 N. French St., Wilmington, 660-4790

MOT Charter High School

1275 Cedar Lane Road, Middletown, 696-2000

Newark Charter High School

200 McIntire Drive, Newark, 369-2001

The Charter School of Wilmington

100 N. duPont Road, Wilmington, 651-2727

The Delaware Met

920 N. French St., Wilmington, 654-7050

Tall Oaks

Private High Schools

 Aquinas Academy 

2370 Red Lion Road, Bear, 838-9601

Archmere Academy 

3600 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, 798-6632

Caravel Academy 

2801 Del Laws Road, Bear, 834-8938

Centerville Layton School

6201 Kennett Pike, Centreville,  571-0230

Concord Christian Academy 

2510 Marsh Road, Wilmington, 475-3247

Fairwinds Christian School 

801 Seymour Road, Bear, 328-7404

The New School

812 Elkton Road, Newark, 456-9838

Red Lion Christian Academy 

1390 Red Lion Road, Bear, 834-2526

Salesianum School 

1801 N. Broom St., Wilmington, 654-2495

Sanford School 

6900 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, 239-5263

St. Andrew’s School

350 Noxontown Road, Middletown, 378-9511

Tall Oaks Classical School

903 E. Basin Road, New Castle, 738-3337

The Tatnall School 

1501 Barley Mill Road, Wilmington, 998-2292

Tower Hill School 

2813 W. 17th St., Wilmington, 575-0550

Ursuline Academy 

1106 Pennsylvania Ave., Wilmington, 658-7158

Wilmington Christian School

825 Loveville Road, Hockessin, 239-2121

Wilmington Friends School 

101 School Road, Wilmington, 576-2900

Diocese of Wilmington

The Roman Catholic schools in the Diocese of Wilmington may be parochial, regional, diocesan, independent or private. They include:

Padua Academy 

905 N. Broom St., Wilmington, 421-3739

St. Elizabeth High School 

1500 Cedar St., Wilmington, 656-3369

St. Mark’s High School 

2501 Pike Creek Road, Wilmington, 738-3300

University of Delaware

Colleges and Universities

Delaware College of Art and Design 

600 N. Market St., Wilmington, 622-8000

Delaware State University

3931 Kirkwood Hwy., Wilmington, 254-5334

Delaware Technical Community College 

400 Stanton-Christiana Road, Newark, 454-3900; and 300 N. Orange St., Wilmington, 571-5300 

Goldey-Beacom College 

4701 Limestone Road, Wilmington, 998-8814

Springfield College School of Human Services

The Nemours Building,1007 Orange St., No. 500, Wilmington, 658-5720

University of Delaware

Main Campus in Newark, 831-2792; Wilmington Campus, 2700 Pennsylvania Ave., 573-4401

Widener University Delaware Law School 

4601 Concord Pike, Wilmington, 477-2100

Wilmington University

320 DuPont Hwy., New Castle, 356-4636; 31 Reads Way, New Castle, 655-5400; 3509 Silverside Road, Wilmington, 478-2491; 651 N. Broad St., Middletown, 378-0360

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