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St. GeorgesSt. Georges Technical High School
 

The newest comprehensive, 1000-pupil VoTech high school opened in November 2006.

St. Georges Technical High School, a 1,000-pupil facility for grades 9 to 12, is one of four comprehensive VoTech high schools administered by the New Castle County Vocational Technical School District. The school was opened in November 2006 with the first ninth grade class of approximately 260 students. It currently has a total of 515 9th and 10th grade students.

Capacity

Approximately 1,000 students, grades 9 to 12  (by 2009-10 school year).

Location

555 Hyetts Corner Road  – a 113-acre parcel donated to the school district by the Welfare Foundation, Inc., which owned a 2,047-acre undeveloped tract in southern New Castle County known as Whitehall. The property is located just west of Delaware Route 1, and south of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal.

Building Facts

Opened: November 27, 2006, Dedicated: March 31, 2007

Construction Facts

254,576 square feet . Footprint of school structure covers 7 acres; 5000 pieces of steel; 2 million pounds of steel; 50,000 bolts. Each gymnasium truss weighs 12 tons, and is 23 feet high at the center. 80 classrooms, including science and career labs.

Cost

$54 million

Programs

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.