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New Hanover County Schools' Results for Statewide Assessments


 
New Hanover County Schools' Results for Statewide Assessments are provided in the attached news release. Highlights include:
  • NHCS’ graduation rate reached its highest rate to date at 87.6% and, for the first time, surpassed the state’s graduation rate. 
  • NHCS’ graduation rate for our African-American students exceeded 80% for the first time. (83.6%) 
  • NHCS exceeded the state’s performance on all End-of-Grade (EOG) and End of Course (EOC) assessments. 
  • There were significant increases in district-wide science scores in Grades 5 and 8 as well as in Biology. 
  • The district has several of the highest performing elementary schools in the state.