• As Delaware's largest school district, Red Clay proudly serves over 16,000 students from early childhood to adulthood. We are home to nationally recognized educators, 30 award-winning schools and programs, and a thriving community of educational partners.

  • Our Location

    Our district is located in New Castle County, Delaware, roughly 45 minutes south of Philadelphia.

    We have schools in Hockessin, Greenville, Pike Creek, Newark, Elsmere, Newport and the City of Wilmington.


    Our Staff

    As one of Delaware's largest employers, we have close to 3,000 full-time employees—the majority of whom are educators with five or more years of experience.

    Ages Served

    3 to 21





    Elementary Schools

    Middle Schools

    High Schools

    Magnet Schools

    Charter Schools


    Adult Education


    Annual Operating Budget

    $265 million


    Average Annual Spending per Student