TCS Shows Academic Improvement

TCS Shows Academic Improvement
Posted on 09/11/2023
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In a recent report presented by the State Board of Education, Transylvania County Schools (TCS) have demonstrated remarkable progress in their academic performance, with 88% of schools achieving School Performance Grades of A, B, or C. 

TCS Superintendent Dr. Fletcher emphasized that “According to the data from our district, student achievement is steadily rising.  This data provides a snapshot of our schools’ excellent teaching and student learning.  These numbers illustrate the dedication and commitment of our teachers, faculty, and staff.” 

Among the achievers in Transylvania County Schools are Brevard High School, Brevard Middle School, Pisgah Forest Elementary, Rosman High School, and Rosman Middle School, all of which exceeded their Academic Growth Goals. Additionally, Brevard Elementary, Rosman Elementary, and T.C. Henderson Elementary met their Academic Growth Goals, reflecting a commitment to educational excellence across the district.

Impressively, the graduation rates in Transylvania County Schools have also shown positive trends. Brevard High School and Rosman High School both achieved a commendable 94% graduation rate. 

Furthermore, 78% of schools in Transylvania County demonstrated improved academic proficiency, showcasing the dedication of educators and students alike to elevate their scholastic performance. 

One of the most notable achievements is the improvement in K-2 reading proficiency, which increased from 60% in the 2021-2022 academic year to an impressive 67% in the 2022-2023 academic year. Director of Elementary Curriculum Carrie Norris stated, “While we understand that student growth can happen in many different ways, we are excited to see these academic results and know that is the outcome of everyone working together, faculty and staff, for the betterment of our students. Now, we evaluate and adjust our next goals and keep working towards continued and greater success for Transylvania County Schools.”

Student achievement for the 2022-23 school year is based on all end-of-grade (EOG) and end-of-course (EOC) tests in reading, math, and science. To view the full report on student achievement in Transylvania County Schools, click here.
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