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Dr. Faison and Dr. Skipper Welcome Students back on their First Day

Students gather in small groups catching up on their first day back to school
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Welcome Back Wilmington Early College Students

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Welcome Back SeaTech Students

 

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A Lot of Work Goes into Getting It Right the First Day and Every Day.

Thanks to Our Amazing Staff!

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Kindergarten Registration is Happening NOW.

Enrollment

Dr. Hamilton at Masonboro celebrating being fully staffed at her school
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Congratulations to our schools who have achieved 100% Certified Staffing


Our District at a Glance
 

88.2%

graduation cap
District-wide
graduation rate

790,000

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Meals served
since August 4, 2020

45

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Number of schools
in the district

530

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Teachers with national board certification

>72%

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Graduation rate for
students with disabilities

26,452

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Number of students in the district

2nd

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Largest employer in
New Hanover County

299,104

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Hours of volunteer
service in schools

Academic Performance

NHCS is committed to the Goal: Through rigorous academics at every grade level, students demonstrate a readiness for productive citizenship, as well as higher education opportunities or meaningful employment.
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Student Safety & Wellness

The NHCS team is committed to providing facilities and services that are focused on safety and wellness to enhance teaching and learning.
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Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

New Hanover County Schools goal is for students and staff to agree that their school/worksite is an inclusive, equitable, and diverse place where they have a strong sense of belonging and connectedness. 
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Family Engagement

NHCS strives to increase meaningful family engagement and involvement across all schools.
 

Supportive Environment for Teachers & Staff

NHCS is committed to ensure a supportive environment so that staff will perform their duties using the most effective methods possible to achieve optimal student learning
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Community Partnerships

New Hanover County Schools will strengthen and increase community partnerships that directly enhance student opportunities and achievements.  
Community Partnerships