Delcastle Technical High School
Open Letter to Parents on District Accountability Ratings
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Located near Newport in central New Castle County, Delcastle Technical High School has the largest student body of the county's four VoTech high schools, with approximately 1,539 students.
Delcastle provides a variety of career offerings in which students receive effective experiences that will assist in their developing a positive attitude toward employment and a sense of responsibility to their community.
In addition to a rigorous academic program, students at Delcastle choose to study one of the following Career Programs:
- Auto Body
- Electrical Trades
- Auto Technology
- Aviation Technology
- General Construction
- Biomedical Science and Allied Health
- Graphics Arts
- Business Technology
- Chemical Lab Technology
- Production & Imaging Technology
- Sheet Metal Fabrication
- Culinary Arts
- Technical Drafting
- Dental Assisting
- Welding/ Fabrication Technology
- Digital Media
*Includes Medical Assisting and Nursing Technology programs
Delcastle offers a variety of educational experiences for students integrating academic courses with practical vocational-technical problem solving. Lessons learned in math and English are re-enforced in the student's career program. Through the implementation of block scheduling, the student-to-teacher ratio has decreased while learning time has increased. Students are encouraged to achieve their full potential and to participate in student organizations. A full complement of athletic programs, academic, and vocational clubs is offered.
Delcastle's business partnership programs are some of the most effective in the state of Delaware. Present business partners include MBNA, Christiana Care, State Farm Insurance, and the national Automotive YES Program which involves a number of local car dealerships.