Polytech High School

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Polytech High School
Woodside, Delaware
Type Public secondary
Motto Deus Vult
School district Polytech School District
Principal Dr. Ryan Fuller
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,132 (2010) [1]

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[edit]

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
Auto Tech



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.