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Kim Clark and Russell Clark pose with the Trask bear for Constitution Day
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Schools across the District celebrated Constitution Day on Friday, September 16th.

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We are Excited to have our Students Back with us Learning and Growing

Staff assists a young female student with her food options on the first day of school
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All of your Child Nutrition details can be found by clicking the link below

Child Nutrition

Staff with umbrella help students and a parent cross in the crosswalk to get to school while the car waits
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Not Even the Rain Can Dampen Our Excitement on the First Day of School

a female staff member and male bus driver assists a wheelchair bound student exit the bus while the bus assistant watches
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Transportation is working hard to get our students to school safely

Bus Routes

young student excited at school
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Kindergarten Registration is Happening NOW.

Enrollment


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