Delcastle Technical High School



Delcastle Technical High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Delcastle Technical High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 420
10 405
11 388
12 391

Delcastle Technical High School is a public high school of the New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District located in Wilmington, DE. It has 1,604 students in grades 8th through 12th. Delcastle Technical High School is the 5th largest public high school in Delaware and the 2,936th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,604
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 125

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Delcastle Technical High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 815
(51%)
2,295
(49%)
 Female 789
(49%)
2,403
(51%)

Delcastle Technical High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 585
(36%)
2,009
(43%)
 Hispanic 506
(32%)
906
(19%)
 White 486
(30%)
1,680
(36%)
 Asian 13
(1%)
54
(1%)
 Two or More 8
(0%)
31
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
9
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
9
(0%)

Delcastle Technical High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,124
(70%)
3,381
(72%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 480
(30%)
1,317
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Delcastle Technical High School is ranked 5th out of 55 ranked schools in Delaware, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Delcastle Technical High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 27.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Delcastle Technical High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1520
2006 1525
2007 1500
2008 1495
2009 1483
2010 1513
2011 1456
2012 1481
2013 1519
2014 1588
2015 1604

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.5
2006 12.8
2007 12.8
2008 12.7
2009 12.6
2010 13.2
2011 12.4
2012 12.8
2013 12.7
2014 13
2015 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24473684210526
2006 0.28131147540984
2007 0.286
2008 0.35384615384615
2009 0.43020903573837
2010 0.49372108393919
2011 0.53434065934066
2012 0.5557056043214
2013 0.30941408821593
2014 0.29219143576826
2015 0.29925187032419

Compare Delcastle Technical High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,359.1% 13.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 27.0%
 
This School 29.9%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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