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NCCVT School District delivers world-class Career and Technical programs combined with rigorous academic curricula to equip students with the 21st century skills that will best serve the State of Delaware, and the global community.
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.
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.
Built in 1974, Hodgson has approximately 1,021 students enrolled in its full-time career training programs.
Hodgson’s faculty is committed to seeking ways to improve student achievement through innovative teaching techniques. The school operates under a block schedule and incorporates a high degree of active student learning and personalization.
Howard provides a rigorous, comprehensive, vocational technical program in a modern setting with deep historical roots.
Howard’s award-winning 1:1 iPad initiative has provided an unprecedented opportunity for students to learn 21st century skills in a project-based setting.
The newest comprehensive, 1000-pupil VoTech high school opened in November 2006.
The school offers comprehensive high school academic curricula and career and technical training in the areas of Health, Service and Science Technologies, Construction and Mechanical Technologies, and Information Technology.
Each year, one-fourth of all eighth-grade students attending New Castle County public schools apply for admission to a VoTech high school. Students who are accepted begin in a ninth grade exploratory program, which exposes them to career options before they elect a specific course of study. They can choose to study one of 40 different careers in one of six clusters.
The percentage of Seniors Earning Proficient or Exemplary Career Program Certificates.
The percentage of eligible seniors in cooperative employment.
Seniors that are dual enrolled with a college or university have a 90% pass rate.
Dual enrollment is on the rise with student enrollment increasing by 247% from 2014.