Providing the choice of a quality vocational-technical education in New Castle County, the New Castle County Vocational Technical School District (NCCVTSD) comprises four modern high schools (Delcastle, Hodgson, Howard, and St. Georges); each offering an integrated vocational and academic curriculum that prepares students for employment and/or college. Click on each of the four schools below to learn more.
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 1,100 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.