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Pender County Schools consistently outperforms state

Pender County Schools consistently outperforms state
Posted on 09/01/2016
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Pender County Schools consistently outperforms state

PENDER COUNTY — The State Board of Education approved the READY Accountability report on Thursday, Sept. 1, during its regular meeting.

According to the report, Pender County Schools’ graduation rate increased to 90.3 percent in 2015-16, outpacing the state average of 85.8 percent. The district’s five-year graduation rate rose to 90.6 percent. This has been an ongoing trend for the district, with four-year cohort graduation rates increasing 26 percentage points over the past 8 years. 

“We have made every effort to ensure every student graduates and will continue to do so in 2016-17,” said Dr. Terri Cobb, Pender County Schools Superintendent. “Our goal is for all students to graduate college and career ready, which includes earning a high school diploma.”

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