Newton-Conover City Schools’ Four Year Cohort Graduation Rate for 2014 was 92.5%. This is the highest reported graduation rate in the district’s history. This is 25.2 percentage points higher than in 2006. North Carolina’s 2014 graduation rate of 83.8% is the highest recorded in the state’s history. Since 2006, the first year the state reported a four-year cohort graduation rate, the percentage of students graduating from high school in four years or less has risen 15.5 percentage points – from 68.3% to 83.8%.
About Cindy Geddes
Cindy Geddes serves as the Director of Accountability and Technology Services for Newton-Conover City Schools. Previously, she served as the district’s Instructional Technology/ Staff Development Coordinator and as an elementary teacher for thirteen years. Mrs. Geddes was recently renewed as a National Board Certified teacher. She is a co-founder of #NCed chat, North Carolina’s first Twitter chat for teachers. Mrs. Geddes co-authored an article, “Growing Technology Leaders”, that was featured in the magazine, Learning and Leading with Technology. Recently, she received a Master of Arts from Gardner-Webb University in Executive Leadership Studies. She and her husband, Leonard are proud parents of two children, Cassidy and Brandon.
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