HCPS Ranked 11th in North Carolina in Overall Proficiency
According to the N.C. Department of Instruction’s 2019 state accountability results, 19 out of 23 Henderson County Public Schools (83 percent) have met or exceeded growth in academic performance expected by the state.
And with a proficiency composite of 66.5%, HCPS ranked 11th out of 115 public school districts in North Carolina in overall proficiency, meaning that 66.5% of K-12 students demonstrated proficiency in their grade-level subjects.
“Growth reflects meeting students where they are and working to help them move forward with academic achievement,” explains Assistant Superintendent for Instructional Services Dr. Jan King. “While some students may not reach a certain proficiency benchmark in a given year, we want them to advance in their learning and celebrate that progress…..