Education 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: 

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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 the suburban northeast section of 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,

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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,

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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 sections of Wilmington, Newark and Middletown. It includes:

Delcastle Technical High School 1417 Newport Road, Wilmington, 995-8100,

Hodgson Vo-Tech High School 2575 Glasgow Ave., Newark, 834-0990,

Howard High School of Technology 401 E. 12th St., Wilmington, 751-5400,

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,

Padua Academy, Wilmington

William Penn High School, New Castle

Charter High Schools

The Charter School of Wilmington 100 N. Dupont Road, Wilmington, 652-2727,

Delaware Academy of Public Safety and Security 801 N. DuPont Highway, New Castle, 322-6050,

Delaware Design-Lab High School (opening 2015) 519 N. Market St., Wilmington, 660-1190,

The Delaware Met (opening 2015) 100 W. 10th St., No. 403, Wilmington, 660-3938,

Delaware Military Academy 112 Middleboro Road, Wilmington, 998-0745,

Delaware STEM Academy (opening 2016) TBA, Wilmington,993-6993,

Freire Charter School (opening 2015) 201 W. 14th St., Wilmington, 521-0432,

Great Oaks Charter School (opening 2015) 1200 N. French St., Wilmington, 332-6110,

Newark Charter High School 200 McIntire Drive, Newark, 369-2001,

Salesianum School, Wilmington

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,

St. Anne’s Episcopal School 211 Silver Lake Road, Middletown, 378-3179,

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,

University of Delaware, Newark

Diocese of Wilmington

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

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,

Tall Oaks Classical School, New Castle

Colleges and Universities

Delaware College of Art and Design 600 N. Market St., Wilmington, 622-8000,

Delaware State University 3931 Kirkwood Hwy., Wilmington, 254-5340,

Delaware Technical Community College 400 Stanton-Christiana Road, Newark, 454-3900; and 333 Shipley St., Wilmington, 571-5300,

Goldey-Beacom College 4701 Limestone Road, Wilmington, 998-8814,

Springfield College 1007 Orange St., Wilmington, 658-5720,

University of Delaware Main Campus in Newark, 831-2792; Wilmington Campus, 2700 Pennsylvania Ave., 831-7600;

Widener University School of Law 4601 Concord Pike, Wilmington, 477-2100,

Wilmington University 320 Dupont Hwy., New Castle, 356-4636; 31 Reads Way, New Castle, 655-5400; 3411 Silverside Road, Wilmington,
(877) 967-5464; 651 N. Broad St., Middletown, (877) 967-5464;

St. Elizabeth High School, Wilmington


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