The State of North Carolina recently recognized high schools for 2019-2020 graduation rates. Union County Public Schools received several awards for schools with graduation rates above 90 percent and cohort sizes.
Most notably, Central Academy of Technology and Arts was the only school in UCPS to earn a graduation rate of 100 percent.
Parkwood High, Piedmont High and Union County Early College were honored for graduation rates above 90 percent—Parkwood (96.5), Piedmont (96.4) and Union County Early College (98.9).
The Cohort Graduation Rate awards were given to the top two schools in the state with the highest graduation rates for that size cohort (e.g. 400-499, 300-399, 200-299).
UCPS awards are listed below.
Outstanding Graduation Rate 9th Grade Cohort Size 400-499
Cuthbertson High School (98.2%)
Marvin Ridge High School (98.4%)
Outstanding Graduation Rate 9th Grade Cohort Size 300-399
Weddington High School (98.4%)
Outstanding Graduation Rate 9th Grade Cohort Size 200-299
Central Academy of Technology and Arts (100%)
Posted January 4, 2021