Glasgow High School in Glasgow Township, DE - Niche

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Glasgow High School is a public school in Glasgow Township, Delaware. It has 997 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 58% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 87 reviews written and they have been mixed.

1901 South College Ave
Newark, DE 19702
(302) 631-5600

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3.2 from 87 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: There are numerous extracurricular activities available for every interest in this school. Students, however, do not always utilize them. Student Government is a great club to be a part of, filled with great students and teachers who do a lot for this school. Administrative support for these clubs is not very high, but the dedicated ones fight to gain their support.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: Glasgow High School tends to carry a rough reputation due to the amount of fights and altercations between students and teachers, equally. However, I did enjoy attending this school. Here, I found some of my best friends. I went to my first pep rallies, my first dances, and many athletic events. While are athletics aren't the best in the state, the crowd never seems to give up on them, constantly cheering on and supporting every sport, which helps maintain their confidence when things are down. Being Guard Captain in the Glasgow High School Red Dragon Marching Band was also a fun experience, teachning me different levels of responsibility. I would attend this school again, given the option.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: I enjoy many of my teachers and have close relationships with them. However, they do tend to choose favorites and discriminate strongly against students who are not their favorites. When brought to the attention of administrators, the administrators ignore the problems until brought to the superintendent. From there, it is handled effectively.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Health & Safety: Just average the could do better.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: There are lot of sports and clubs opportunities for students.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.33 Paul M. Hodgson Vocational Technical High School 2 mi. 1,048
2.00 Christiana High School 3 mi. 839
2.66 John Dickinson High School 8 mi. 765
4.00 St. Georges Technical High School 8 mi. 1,022
2.66 Thomas McKean High School 10 mi. 873

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Glasgow High School United States Christiana High School John Dickinson High School Paul M. Hodgson Vocational Technical High School St. Georges Technical High School Thomas McKean High School
African American 49.0% 15.0% 56.0% 39.0% 37.0% 25.0% 26.0%
White 26.0% 51.0% 23.0% 38.0% 48.0% 64.0% 35.0%
Hispanic 19.0% 25.0% 12.0% 17.0% 11.0% 7.0% 34.0%
Asian 3.0% 4.8% 4.0% 3.0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 2.0% 0% 0% 0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 30.1%
Grade 10 24.0%
Grade 11 22.7%
Grade 12 23.3%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 41% Yes
  • 41% Not sure.
  • 18% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 28% Accepting,
  • 28% Most teachers
  • 22% Being able to encounter amazing people
  • 22% The opportunity to try new things

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 38% It's bad reputation
  • 23% Half the disrespectful students
  • 12% Poor care about students
  • 12% Students
  • 8% Crowded hallways
  • 8% Lack of discipline

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 12 responses

  • 100% It's bad reputation

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 50% Will always keep you on your toes
  • 36% Decent
  • 7% Indecent
  • 7% Ordinary

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 50% Focus on your studies
  • 40% Don't believe everything you hear
  • 10% Are you sure you want to go here?

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 0% I love everything about this school.
  • 67% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 33% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.