RALEIGH – State Superintendent Mark Johnson recently recognized schools for meeting and exceeding academic growth.
Academic growth is an indication of the progress that students made over the past year. The state uses a statistical tool, known as EVAAS, to measure growth when common assessments are administered.
Schools that met growth include: Antioch, Benton Heights, East, Fairview, Marshville, New Salem, New Town, Rock Rest, Rocky River, Sardis, Stallings, Unionville, Waxhaw, Wesley Chapel and Wingate elementary schools; Cuthbertson, Marvin Ridge and Parkwood middle schools; and Monroe and Weddington high schools.
Schools that exceeded growth include: Indian Trail, Porter Ridge, Sandy Ridge, Union, Walter Bickett, Weddington and Western Union elementary schools; Weddington Middle School; Cuthbertson, Marvin Ridge, Parkwood, Piedmont and Porter Ridge high schools; Central Academy of Technology and Arts; Union County Early College; Union Academy; and Union Prep Academy at Indian Trail.