*Can't imagine why......
The North Carolina State Board of Education released its annual School Performance Grade Accountability report in September, revealing the number one test scores weren't coming from big cities like Charlotte or Raleigh, but from students who live at the coast.
According to the report, Carteret County public high school students earned the top end-of-grade and end-of-course test scores in the state. It also showed more than 88 percent of the district's schools received an A or B grade, which is based on a school's achievement scores on reading and math tests combined with the academic growth rate of its students.
*The population of Carteret County, NC is 86.4% White Alone, 5.65% Black or African American Alone, and 4.22% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Carteret County, NC speak a non-English language, and 97.9% are U.S. citizens.
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