RANKINGS: Best Charlotte-area public high schools 2016-17

The grades are in: For the fifth year, the N.C. Department of Public Instruction has rated North Carolina schools using a “college and career readiness” standard. DPI’s most recent release breaks down the performance of 123 high schools in the Charlotte area — including public and charter high schools in Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, Union and Gaston [...]

RANKINGS: Best Charlotte-area public high schools 2016-17 2017-10-27T10:02:08+00:00

More NC Students Taking Advanced Placement Exams Earning College Credit: SAT data also released for NC, results above national average

Continuing a recent trend, more North Carolina high school students are taking and succeeding in college-level Advanced Placement courses, according to a report released today by The College Board, which administers the AP program and exams. The number of public school students in North Carolina taking at least one AP exam in 2016-17 increased 6 [...]

More NC Students Taking Advanced Placement Exams Earning College Credit: SAT data also released for NC, results above national average 2017-10-03T08:17:39+00:00

America’s Most Challenging High Schools

America’s Most Challenging High Schools ranks schools through an index formula that’s a simple ratio: the number of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Advanced International Certificate of Education tests given at a school each year, divided by the number of seniors who graduated that year. A ratio of 1.000 means the school had as many [...]

America’s Most Challenging High Schools 2017-05-14T23:47:50+00:00

National Alliance for Public Charter Schools State-by-State Ranking of Public Charter School Laws

On March 22, the National Alliance released its annual state-by-state ranking of public charter school laws, entitled Measuring Up to the Model: A Ranking of State Charter Public School Laws, Eighth Edition in which North Carolina is ranked #14. The National Alliance's model law and rankings report serves as an important benchmark. North Carolina was [...]

National Alliance for Public Charter Schools State-by-State Ranking of Public Charter School Laws 2017-03-24T09:01:06+00:00