Polytech High School
|Polytech High School|
|School district||Polytech School District|
|Principal||Dr. Ryan Fuller|
|Enrollment||1,132 (2010) |
Polytech High School is located in Woodside, Delaware. It was a vocational school in the 1960s and changed to a regular high school in 1991. Polytech takes all students in Kent County, and begins with freshman year. At Polytech the students go through a shop rotation, choosing a shop to major in during their high school years.
Polytech High School, designated a "superior" school by the Delaware Department of Education, is a comprehensive technical high school with more than 1,100 students enrolled, offering specialty training in twenty-two technical programs of study. Polytech places an emphasis upon higher expectations for all students and operates in an academy environment that stresses curriculum integration.
Academies and shops
|Industrial||Professional Services||Health & Medical Services||Modern Technology||Educational Foundations|
|Building Construction||Business Education||Nursing||Computer Aided Drafting|
|Electrical Construction||Cosmetology||Dental Assisting||Computer Engineering Technology|
|Auto Body||Criminal Justice||Healthcare & Rehabilitation||Electronics Technology|
|Masonry||Environmental Science||Medical Assisting||Aerospace Science|
|Welding||Culinary Arts||Early Childhood Education||Radio & TV||Teacher Academy|
The Polytech athletics program has experienced success in soccer, baseball, football, field hockey, basketball, volleyball, and lacrosse; all have had winning seasons in recent years. Polytech won the girls' basketball tournament in 2003 led by Tyresa Smith, ranking them last of all teams in the conference. Polytech High School participates in athletics in the Henlopen Conference and is one of the smallest high schools in the conference based on enrollment, thereby competing in the Henlopen South. Polytech's rivals include Sussex Tech, Smyrna, Caesar Rodney, and Dover.
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