12 Districts, 43 Schools Honored for High Graduation Rates in 2013-14
Twelve school districts and 43 high schools today were honored by State Superintendent June Atkinson for having the highest four-year cohort graduation rates among all districts and schools in the state in 2013-14. Representatives from the districts and schools were honored and received plaques at a luncheon held in Durham. To receive an award, schools must have been open for at least four years.
Newton-Conover City Schools received two awards at the recognition ceremony. The district was first honored by ranking 4th in the Top Ten Districts in the state for graduation rate having 92.5% average for all high schools in the district. Avery County Schools ranked first with 95% followed by Dare County Schools (93.3%) and Union County Public Schools (92.6%). NCCS was also honored by having Discovery High School included as one of the 43 high schools in the state to have a 100% graduation rate.
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