Each year, US News and World Report ranks high schools in every state to determine the best high schools in the nation and in each state based on college readiness and proficiency on English and Algebra assessments. Newton-Conover High School was ranked #14 of all 607 North Carolina High Schools. Congratulations, NCHS!
“North Carolina high school graduation requirements call for at least 22 credits in various subjects. Students do not need to take world language courses to graduate, but according to Public Schools of North Carolina, students must take a minimum of two language credits to be admitted into any of the 17 schools within the University of North Carolina system.
In the U.S. News Best High Schools 2013 rankings, there are 47 North Carolina schools with silver medals and 55 with bronze medals. Two schools earned gold medals” (US News and World Report). Newton-Conover received a silver medal.