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Faculty and staff pose after planting a tree at Snipes Academy of Arts and Design to celebrate NC Arbor Day
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Thank you Alliance for Cape Fear Trees and all participants

for your help in celebrating NC Arbor Day at Snipes Academy Of Arts & Design

students working on their catapult project at science olympiad
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Congratulations to our Middle and High school Science Olympiads

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Vacancies on Cape Fear Community College Board of Trustees

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Student sanding
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NHCS & our Career & Technical Education Department would like to invite our community businesses and organizations to come out and share information with our students at our upcoming spring exploration event March 31st from 9-12.

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Students talk with representatives of Cape Fear Community College about programs
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CFCC has been hosting "Road Shows" at all NHCS High Schools


NHCS By The Numbers
 

Academic Performance

557 Scholars
20 Governor’s School 
5 School of Science & Math 
1,725 Credentials & Certifications
10 Military Academy Cadets

Student Excellence

331 (IB) Courses
2,155 AP Courses
1,116 AP Scores at 3+
1,690 Dual Enrollment courses with UNCW & 4,221 with CFCC.
28 CTE Pathways.

Human Resources

41/45 schools are 100% fully staffed with classroom teachers at the start of 2022-2023.
86.6% staff retention rate for 2021-2022

Community Partnerships

80,149 Volunteer hours dedicated to our schools this year. 7,771 volunteers serving our schools.
$1 million dollars approximate value of Volunteer Time.

Technology & Digital Learning

Over 10K Laptops distributed to Staff/Students.
60 students attended the NHCS can code camp.
738 students attended the summer library programs.

Excellent Educators

38% of Teachers with a Master’s Degree or Higher. 20% of Teachers are National Board Certified.
$51K Average Salary Highest local supplement in the state. 

Operations and Maintenance

Over 2.1 million meals served and over 700,000 miles driven by our transportation staff.

Athletics

50-yard Freestyle State Championship
N.C. Soccer Player of the Year
2nd Consecutive Wrestling Championship
Class 4A State Soccer Championship

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