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Education in Kent County


Public High Schools

Caesar Rodney School District – The Caesar Rodney School District consists of lands stretching across the middle of the state in a 20-mile band, from the Maryland border to the Delaware Bay. It includes:

Caesar Rodney High School 239 Old North Road, Camden, 697-2161, www.crhs.cr.k12.de.us


Capital School District – The Capital School District is located within and encompasses the corporate limits of the city of Dover. It includes:

Dover High School One Dover High Drive, Dover, 241-2400, www.doverhigh.capital.k12.de.us


Lake Forest School District – Lake Forest School District serves students in southern Kent County. The district includes the towns of Bowers Beach, Felton, Frederica, Harrington and Viola. It includes:

Lake Forest High School 5407 Killens Pond Road, Felton, 284-9291, www.lf.k12.de.us/lfhs


Milford School District – Encompassing the town of Milford, the Milford School District is located in the center of the state. It includes:

Milford High School 1019 N. Walnut St., Milford,  422-1610, www.mhs.milfordschooldistrict.org


Polytech School District – Polytech School District provides educational programs and training for students in grades 9-12 (Polytech High School) and for adults (Polytech Adult Education) throughout Kent County. It includes:

Polytech High School 823 Walnut Shade Road, Woodside, 697-3255, www.polytechpanthers.com


Smyrna School District – The Smyrna School District encompasses 179 square miles in central Delaware. It is comprised of three communities: Kenton, Clayton and Smyrna. Its boundaries are southern New Castle County and northern Kent County from the Delaware Bay on the east to the Maryland state line on the west. It includes:

Smyrna High School 500 Duck Creek Pkwy., Smyrna, 653-8581, www.shs.smyrna.k12.de.us


Charter High Schools

Early College High School at Delaware State University 1200 N. DuPont Hwy., Dover, 678-3247, www.echs.desu.edu

First State Military Academy (opening 2015) 355 W. Duck Creek Road, Clayton, 734-4486, www.fsmilitaryacademy.org

Positive Outcomes Charter School 3337 S. Dupont Hwy., Camden, 697-8805, www.positiveoutcomescs.org


Private High Schools

Calvary Christian Academy 1143 E. Lebanon Road, Dover, 697-7860, www.wearecca.com

Capitol Baptist School 401 Kesselring Ave., Dover, 678-9190, www.cbcofdover.com 

Central Christian School 220 W. Denneys Road, Dover, 492-8772, www.central-christian-school.org

Milford Christian School 6062 Old Shawnee Road, Milford,422-4263, www.firstbaptistofmilford.com/milford-christian-school


Diocese of Wilmington

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Wilmington encompasses all three counties in Delaware and serves students K-12. It has one high school in Kent County:

St. Thomas More Academy 133 Thomas More Drive, Magnolia, 697-8100, www.saintmore.org


Colleges and Universities

Delaware State University 1200 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover, 857-6060, www.desu.edu

Delaware Technical Community College, Terry Campus 100 Campus Drive, Dover, 857-1000, www.dtcc.edu

University of Delaware, Dover Campus 100 Campus Drive, Dover, 857-1214, www.udel.edu

Wesley College 120 N. State St., Dover, 736-2300, www.wesley.edu

Wilmington University 3282 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover, 734-2594; 261 Chad St., Room 301, Dover Air Force Base, 674-8726, www.wilmu.edu


Delaware State University, Dover