While there is always more to do, we are so proud of what our students have accomplished!  

Our teachers, counselors, social workers, support staff and all instructional leaders in all schools have done an outstanding job of focusing all efforts toward happy, healthy and highly-engaged critical thinkers – which leads to increased student outcomes!

Growth (2015-16)

  • 80% of Harnett County Schools met or exceeded growth!
    • 7 of 25 exceeded (28%); 13  of 25 met (52%); 5 not met (20%)

Growth Category

HCS Number

HCS Percent

State Number

State Percent

HCS compared to State results

Exceeded

7

28%

691

27.5%

HCS is 0.5% higher (good news!)

Met

13

52%

1,158

46.1%

HCS is 5.9% higher (good news!)

Not Met

5

20%

663

26.4%

HCS is 6.4% lower (good news!)

  • HCS Elementary - 12 of 14 met or exceeded growth (85.7%)
  • HCS Middle - 5 of 6 met or exceeded growth (83%)
  • HCS High – 3 of 4 met or exceeded growth (75%)


School Performance Grades (2015-16)

  • For the third year, schools are assigned a letter grade A-F to reflect overall student academic achievement and growth in the school. The letter grades are based on student performance (80 percent) and academic growth (20 percent).
  • 75% of Harnett County Schools earned C or better (2 B’s; 16 C’s; 6 D’s).
    • While there is still more to accomplish, last year we had 54% of schools earning a C or better.  We celebrate the 21% increase and plan to continue this positive trend of higher achievement.

Graduation Rate (2015-16)
  • Despite a 1.2% drop, our graduation rate is now 80.3% in 2016; the rate was 68.9% in 2010, so we are pleased that we are making strides in this area!
  • HCS is currently 5.4% below the state graduation rate of 85.8% for its four-year cohort.

ACT and ACT WorkKeys (2015-16)

Location

2016 ACT Percent

2015 ACT Percent

2016 ACT WorkKeys

2015 ACT WorkKeys

State 

59.9

59.7

73.5

72.1

HCS

52.4

54.6

69.2

65.4


Proficiency (2015-16)

  • HCS proficiency composite is at 49.8% - our highest proficiency composite under Common Core.  HCS is currently 8.5% below the state proficiency rate of 58.3%; last year's gap was 11.2% below the state. 
  • District EOG/EOC results indicate improvement in all but two areas.  We are dedicated to higher results next year!

Subject

2016 GLP 
(Lvls 3, 4, 5)
Percent Proficient

2015 GLP 
(Lvls 3, 4, 5)
Percent Proficient

Difference

MA03

60.9

50.2

10.7

MA04

51.7

48.9

2.8

MA05

53.1

47.4

5.7

MA06

40.9

32.8

8.1

MA07

38.5

30.1

8.4

MA08

29.1

30.4

-1.3

RD03

50.4

49.5

0.9

RD04

49.5

48.8

0.7

RD05

48.1

42.6

5.5

RD06

53

47.8

5.2

RD07

52.2

43.8

8.4

RD08

42.9

40.4

2.5

SC05

64

55.3

8.7

SC08

69.1

67.8

1.3

EOG03

55.6

49.8

5.8

EOG04

50.6

48.8

1.8

EOG05

55.1

48.4

6.7

EOG06

47

40.3

6.7

EOG07

45.3

36.9

8.4

EOG08

47.1

46.2

0.9

MA

46.1

39.8

6.3

RD

49.4

45.5

3.9

SC

66.5

61.9

4.6

EOG

50.4

45.4

5.0

M1

45.4

44.4

1.0

BI

49.6

39.3

10.3

E2

48.5

53

-4.5

EOC

47.6

45.5

2.1

ALL

49.8

45.4

4.4