ACADEMICS

Curriculum 7-12

  • Six weeks pacing guides have been created and being implemented in all academic areas. (share examples)

  • Pacing guides will be shared with students and parents.

  • All teachers in state tested areas have copies of the previous year’s EOG /EOC scores. EVAAS(Education Value-Added Assessment System is also available through Power School.

  • Benchmarks are being developed to be administered at the end of each nine weeks to assess mastery of objectives being taught.

  • Remediation and enrichment will be done after data from benchmarks have been calculated to ensure mastery and acceleration

  • New resources have been distributed and are being utilized by each of the departments for daily instruction as well as developing formative and summative assessments and six week benchmarks.

ELA Department: Pearson Common Core Literature supports Common Core objectives through vocabulary building, convention practices, literary analysis, and reading.

Math Department: McGraw Hill comprehensive resources are available for daily planning and assessments aligned with the Common Core objectives. ConnectEd allows student and teacher assess to text material on line for our 7th and 8th graders.

Pearson High School Integrated Math: Allows our high school math teachers to produce engaging interactive problem solving situations. Write- In student editions allow students to record concepts that are presented. Pearson SuccessNet provides a full array of teaching resources and assessments.

Social Studies Department: McGraw Hill provides resources for thematic concepts and skills for successful academic performance middle school and high school students.

Science Department: Through the use of  COWs (Chrome Books on Wheels) our science department is able to provide virtual labs for our students to explore our world.

  • Study Island is currently available for our math and reading classes. They are sharing the COWS designated for Science and Spanish until other COWS can be purchased and they will have the resources to utilize this program that covers all subjects.

  • All classrooms have the 12 Powerful Words posted and are encouraged to use on a daily basis to ensure understanding of testing questions. All state tested areas of instruction have access to Test Ready units of instruction and assessments.

  • Our Electives Department has many additional courses to meet the diverse interest of students: such as Arts and Engineering, Digital Logic, Psychology, Public Speaking, Animal Science, Horticulture, STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics), Robotics, Accounting, Parenting and Child Development,  Yearbook, Creative Writing, and Sports Literature.

  • Remediation Classes in reading and math are also new electives that we have in grades 7-12.

  • AP classes are also offered in Biology, Language and Composition (Grade 11), Literature (Grade 12), Statistics, US History, and Government

  • Honor classes are being taught in middle school and high school math, science, ELA, social studies, and Spanish

  • After school tutoring is offered until 4:30 in all core subjects

         Math : Tuesdays and Wednesdays

        Social Studies/Science/ELA Tuesdays and other days as needed.

  • We also offer dual enrollment with Edgecombe Community College.

Students who take classes that are transferable are required to have a 3.0 GPA and then students who take career based classes need a 2.5 GPA. Several NECP students have begun classes at Edgecombe Community College as part of the College and Career Promise Program. Students are taking classes at NECP in the morning and taking classes in the afternoon at ECC. Some of these classes include Public Speaking, English 101 , Music Appreciation and Intro to Business, Marketing, and Business Law.

Pre-AP Courses

At a special called meeting on January 25, 2018, the North East Carolina Prep School Board of Directors voted to accept the College Board’s invitation to join the official Pre-AP cohort.  NECP will be among the first schools in the nation to implement Pre-AP for the 9th grade in Fall 2018.

The College Board defines Advanced Placement (AP) courses as “rigorous, college-level classes in a variety of subjects that give students the opportunity to earn college credit while high school.”

The Pre-AP program will offer consistent high standards in focused courses that help build, strengthen, and reinforce students’ content knowledge and skills. Pre-AP courses will prepare students  for AP and other college-level coursework.

The College Board will implement the following Pre-AP courses during the 2018-2019 school year, which will be available to all 9th grade students at NECP:

  • Pre-AP Algebra 1

  • Pre-AP Biology

  • Pre-AP English 1

  • Pre-AP World History & Geography

  • Pre-AP Visual Arts

Coding & Mobile App Development Courses

NECP was one of fifteen schools in the state and the only charter school to be awarded a $36,000 new Coding and Mobile App Development Grant awarded by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.  NECP will begin implementation of this program in January 2018 in partnership with Edgecombe Community College. 

The Town of Tarboro has agreed to partner with NECP in this initiative for students to create a mobile application for residents of Tarboro to access it online services.

Town Manager Troy Lewis stated, “In addition to the multiple benefits to the Town of Tarboro for the development of a mobile application, I am equally excited about your young scholars being provided this change to expand skills and improve opportunities for high-demand technology occupations.”

Students will earn college credit towards a two-year or four-year degree while still in high school and will receive a web and mobile development foundations high school certificate.

“This is a great learning opportunity for our students to be able to offer this program at our school,” Executive Director William Etheridge said. “This grant enabled us to purchase another laptop cart, and students will be getting high school and college credit for successfully completing these courses.”

For more information on our 7-12 curriculum, please contact our High School Principle Phillip Lampron.

North East Carolina Preparatory School

274 Husky Trail

Tarboro, NC 27886

Phone: (252) 641-0464 Fax: (252) 641-1816

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