High quality education is a priority in Georgetown, and the Indian River School District serves residents with fine schools and a number of award-winning special programs for students from pre-school through high school.

The Outdoor Education Center at Ingram Pond is an example of the districts innovative programs. It provides elementary and middle school students the opportunity to perform hands-on experiments to expand on the science concepts taught in the classroom. The Indian River schools and programs have enabled students to score among the state’s best in the Delaware State Testing Program.

Sussex Technical High School, located on Route 9 in Georgetown, serves students from all over Sussex County, from grades 9-12. With many award-winning programs, the school holds the title as a Blue Ribbon School. Sussex Technical School also has an excellent adult educational program.

Private schools in Georgetown include the Jefferson School (an independent day school), Delmarva Christian High School (a privately funded school that requires six weeks of community service) and Sussex County School of Arts and Science.

The Jack F. Owens Campus of the Delaware Technical & Community College is the county hub for higher education. The college has established connected degrees with various regional institutions to ensure that Delaware Tech associate degree graduates can transfer to a four-year institution at a junior level.

Higher Education Choices in Georgetown

Delaware Technical & Community College
Georgetown, DE 19947
(302) 856-5400

Sussex Tech Adult Education
Georgetown, DE 19946
(302) 856-9035

University of Delaware
Georgetown, DE 19947
(302) 855-1657

Wilmington College
Georgetown, DE 19947
(302) 856-5780

Delaware State University
Georgetown, DE 19947
(302) 856-5397

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