Wednesday, 23 May 2018 11:09

Pittsboro/Chatham County Schools Rank in Top Ten Percent Statewide

Continuing to be heralded as a “town on the rise” in the Tar Heel State, the experts at niche.com has named the Pittsboro area and Chatham County Schools as number 12 among 115 districts analyzed in their 2018 poll of the Best School Districts in North Carolina, placing them in the top ten percent statewide.

According to a review left by an actual resident of Pittsboro, who attended and has children in the district, they would tend to agree with the inclusion of Chatham County Schools in this lofty position among the Best School Districts in North Carolina. The reviewer stated, “Chatham County Schools have a diverse curriculum and population. Chatham Central High School is a small, rural school where everyone knows you and teachers take time to "know" you.” They added in their complimentary post,  “Online classes are available for more options and they offer a dual program with Central Carolina Community College, and the CCHS counselor is amazing with college help and scholarship information.”

The complete ranking of the Best School Districts in North Carolina took a look at a total of 115 school districts across NC, and it would seem, given the strong points listed for Chatham County Schools, that in the coming years is it projected to see this number climb, with its highest grades coming from a low teacher to student ratio, a vast array of clubs and activities for students, great diversity in the schools, and a top ten ranking statewide for the teachers in this district.

Explaining in detail the process in ranking the 115 school districts included in the study to decide the Best School Districts in North Carolina, niche.com stated, “The 2018 Best School Districts ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, public school district ratings, and more.”

For more information on the niche.com 2018 Best School Districts in North Carolina study, results and final listings or a more detailed explanation on how they come up with the final rankings, visit niche.com