Details overview

Hours 7:40 AM - 2:40 AM
School leader Mr John Robinson
District Newton Conover City Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Block scheduling

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Hybrid / Blended learning
Honors track
Internships
Project-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Virtual school

Classes

0
Visual Arts
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
4
Languages
including: French
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Drama
Career and Tech programs None
Media arts None
Video and film production
Visual arts None
World languages taught French
German
Japanese
Spanish

Support

3
Facilities
including: Gym
Facilities Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 68% 52%
Black 12% 26%
Hispanic 11% 14%
Two or more races 6% 4%
Asian 3% 3%
American Indian 0% 1%
Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 53% 49%
Male 47% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 66% 56%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

10
Girls Sports
including: Tennis
9
Boys Sports
including: Tennis
6
Clubs
including: JROTC
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Football
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Wrestling
Clubs Drama club
JROTC
National Honor Society (NHS)
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Newton Conover Middle School
  Catawba County Middle Schools
  Hickory City Schools Middle Schools

Awards

Academic award 100% Graduation Club
Year received 2015
Academic award Listed Washington Post
Year received 2014

Teachers

1
Staff
including: College counselor
Staff College counselor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Buses / vans shared with other schools
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://newton.ns.schoolfusion.us/modules/cms/pages.phtml?pageid=293125&sessionid=e50ef8b943386c68a39
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 02/13/2015
# of applications received 200
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 60
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

Student diversity NCDPI, 2012-2013
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012
  NCDPI, 2012-2013