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Education in New Castle County


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, www.appohigh.org

Middletown High School 120 Silver Lake Road, Middletown, 376-4141, www.middletownhs.org


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, www.brandywineschools.org

Concord High School 2501 Ebright Road, Wilmington, 475-3951, www.brandywineschools.org

Mt. Pleasant High School 5201 Washington St. Ext., Wilmington, 762-7125, www.brandywineschools.org


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, www.christinak12.org

Glasgow High School 1901 S. College Ave., Newark, 631-5600, www.christinak12.org

Newark High School 750 E. Delaware Ave., Newark, 631-4700, www.christinak12.org


Colonial School District – The district serves the New Castle area. It includes:

William Penn High School 713 E. Basin Road, New Castle, 323-2800, www.wpcolonials.com


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, www.nccvotech.com

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

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

St. George’s Technical High School 555 Hyetts Corner Road, Middletown, 449-3360, www.nccvotech.com


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, www.aiduponthigh.redclay.k12.de.us

Cab Calloway School of the Arts 100 N. Dupont Road, Wilmington,651-2700, www.cabcallowayschool.org (magnet)

Henry C. Conrad School of Science 201 Jackson Ave., Wilmington, 992-5545, www.edline.net/pages/RCConrad (magnet)

John Dickinson High School 1801 Milltown Road, Wilmington, 992-5500, www.edline.net/pages/rcdickinson

Thomas McKean High School 301 McKennan’s Church Road, Wilmington, 992-5520, www.edline.net/pages/RCMcKean

Padua Academy, Wilmington

William Penn High School, New Castle

Charter High Schools

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

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

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

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

Delaware Military Academy 112 Middleboro Road, Wilmington, 998-0745, www.demilacad.org

Delaware STEM Academy (opening 2016) TBA, Wilmington,993-6993, www.destemacademy.org

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

Great Oaks Charter School (opening 2015) 1200 N. French St., Wilmington, 332-6110, www.greatoakscharter.org/school-landing/wilmington

Newark Charter High School 200 McIntire Drive, Newark, 369-2001, www.ncs.charter.k12.de.us

Salesianum School, Wilmington

Private High Schools

Aquinas Academy 2370 Red Lion Road, Bear, 838-9601, www.aquinasacademy.net

Archmere Academy 3600 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, 798-6632, www.archmereacademy.com

Caravel Academy 2801 Del Laws Road, Bear, 834-8938, www.caravel.org

Centerville Layton School 6201 Kennett Pike, Centreville, 571-0230, www.centrevillelayton.org

Concord Christian Academy 2510 Marsh Road, Wilmington, 475-3247, www.concordchristian.com

Fairwinds Christian School 801 Seymour Road, Bear, 328-7404, www.fcsknights.com

The New School 812 Elkton Road, Newark, 456-9838, www.thenewschool.com

Red Lion Christian Academy 1390 Red Lion Road, Bear, 834-2526, www.redlionca.org

Salesianum School 1801 N. Broom St., Wilmington, 654-2495, www.salesianum.org

Sanford School 6900 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, 239-5263, www.sanfordschool.org

St. Andrew’s School 350 Noxontown Road, Middletown, 378-9511, www.standrews-de.org

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

Tall Oaks Classical School 903 E. Basin Road, New Castle, 738-3337, www.talloaksclassicalschool.org

The Tatnall School 1501 Barley Mill Road, Wilmington, 998-2292, www.tatnall.org 

Tower Hill School 2813 W. 17th St., Wilmington, 575-0550, www.towerhill.org

Ursuline Academy 1106 Pennsylvania Ave., Wilmington, 658-7158, www.ursuline.org

Wilmington Christian School 825 Loveville Road, Hockessin, 239-2121, www.wilmingtonchristian.org

Wilmington Friends School 101 School Road, Wilmington, 576-2900, www.wilmingtonfriends.org

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, www.paduaacademy.org

St. Elizabeth High School 1500 Cedar St., Wilmington, 656-3369, www.sehs.org

St. Mark’s High School 2501 Pike Creek Road, Wilmington, 738-3300, www.stmarkshs.net

Tall Oaks Classical School, New Castle

Colleges and Universities

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

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

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

Goldey-Beacom College 4701 Limestone Road, Wilmington, 998-8814, www.gbc.edu

Springfield College 1007 Orange St., Wilmington, 658-5720, www.springfieldcollege.edu

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

Widener University School of Law 4601 Concord Pike, Wilmington, 477-2100, www.law.widener.edu

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; www.wilmu.edu

St. Elizabeth High School, Wilmington


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