( 302 ) 571-5400

WELCOME… Howard High School of Technology is a comprehensive vocational-technical high school with approximately 900 students in grades 9 through 12. Students from across New Castle County, Delaware (covering five different school districts) are eligible to apply for admission to Howard, which is one of four Vocational Technical High Schools in the county. In addition to a full academic curriculum, the school offers 13 different career programs of study. Graduates earn both a high school diploma and a certificate of competency in one of the 13 programs.

 2015-2016 Calendar

August 2015 – September 2015

  • August 31 – 9th and 12th grade students only report
  • September 1 – 10th and 11th grade students only report
  • September 2-3 – all grade levels report
  • September 4  – No School (Offices Open)  
  • September 7  – Labor Day (No School; Offices Closed)
  • September 14 – Professional Development for Staff
  • September 24 – Parent Night


Bullying Information

Delaware Department of Justice School Crime and Bullying Prevention Contact (Ombudsperson) Anonymous Tip Line 1-800-220-5414. To read the NCC Vo-Tech School District Policy for Bullying Prevention and Cyberbullying, please see the Student/Parent Handbook.

Howard High School of Technology has been named an Apple Distinguished School

Howard has been selected by Apple as an Apple Distinguished School for 2013-2015. According to Apple, they “recognize outstanding schools and programs worldwide for innovation, leadership, and educational excellence. (They) have learned from our schools that there are Five Best Practices that sustain a successful one to one implementation.” These five best practices are Visionary Leadership, Innovative Learning and Teaching, Ongoing Professional Learning, Compelling Evidence of Success, and a Flexible Learning Environment. Howard is proud to be named an Apple Distinguished School and looks forward to continued work with Apple. Please read here for more information.

Watch the video on Howard High School being a recipient of the Verizon Foundation Grant!


Revised Grading Scale – Effective 2015-16 School Year
Non-Weighted Courses
Grade          Numeric               Quality Points
   A               90 – 100                          4
   B               80 –  89                           3
   C               70 –  79                           2
   D               60 –  69                           1
   F                 0 –  59                           0
Weighted Courses: Honors & Dual Enrollment
Grade          Numeric               Quality Points 
  A                90 – 100                         5
  B                 80 – 89                        3.75
  C                 70 – 79                        2.5
  D                 60 – 69                        1.25
  F                   0 – 59                           0
Please feel free to browse our website… Be sure to read about our Howard High School Career Programs!







Howard High School of Technology, 401 East 12th Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801 | (302) 571-5400