Best High Schools
in Delaware

We reviewed 21,035 U.S. public high schools; seven Delaware schools made our rankings.View Rankings

Delaware students with a high GPA and 10 hours of community service, and who have submitted their FAFSA by a certain date, may qualify for the Inspire Scholarship, which helps pay for tuition at Delaware State University. Before they're college-bound, however, students must pass the Delaware Student Testing Program exams, according to the Delaware Department of Education.

Among the Delaware schools in the 2013 U.S. News Best High Schools, there are three silver medal schools and four bronze medal schools. The top-ranked school in the state, Delmar Senior High School, is part of the Delmar School District and located about 50 miles from Delaware's capital, Dover.

Top Ranked DE Schools

To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.

#1

Delmar Senior High School

200 NORTH EIGHTH ST, DELMAR, DE 19940

#2

Sussex Central Senior High School

26026 PATRIOTS WAY, GEORGETOWN, DE 19947

#3

Indian River High School

29772 ARMORY RD, DAGSBORO, DE 19945

Other Notable DE Schools

These schools were awarded a national bronze medal. They are listed alphabetically.

Delcastle Technical High School

1417 NEWPORT RD, WILMINGTON, DE 19804

Howard High School of Technology

401 EAST 12TH ST, WILMINGTON, DE 19801

St. Georges Technical High School

555 HYETTS CORNER RD, MIDDLETOWN, DE 19709

Sussex Technical High School

17099 COUNTY SEAT HWY, GEORGETOWN, DE 19947

See complete Delaware High School Rankings

DE by the Numbers
Districts 25
High Schools 38
Full-Time Teachers 2,630
Students Enrolled 39,644

Featured Districts

Schools in the New Castle County Vocational Technical School District are among the 2012 U.S. News Best High Schools.

The Red Clay Consolidated School District supports five high schools that serve 4,634 students.

The Old State House of Delaware, Dover, Delaware, USA

There are four high schools in the New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District.