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943 Osceola Street
Gastonia, NC 28054-1397

Gaston County Schools
 

  N/A, Superintendent
(704) 866-6100

 

TEACHER QUALITY

Classroom Teachers
The average number of classroom teachers in schools with the following grade range combinations.

Elementary

Middle

High

Elementary/Middle/High

Elementary/Middle

Middle/High

District:

31

44

61

24

N/A

22

State:

35

47

69

21

31

18

Click here to view classroom teachers by demographic group. Click here to view classroom teachers by demographic group.



Fully Licensed Teachers
The percentage of classroom teachers with clear initial or clear continuing licenses.

Elementary

Middle

High

Elementary/Middle/High

Elementary/Middle

Middle/High

District:

89%

82%

78%

79%

N/A

86%

State:

88%

79%

82%

82%

86%

74%

Click here to view the percentage of teachers with emergency/provisional licenses or who are entering teaching via lateral entry.Click here to view the percentage of teachers with emergency/provisional licenses or who are entering teaching via lateral entry.


Classes Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
Percentage of classes in your district taught by Highly Qualified teachers as defined by federal law.

Elementary

Middle

High

Elementary/Middle/High

Elementary/Middle

Middle/High

District:

92%

55%

80%

50%

N/A

8%

State:

90%

70%

87%

60%

76%

69%

 

Teachers with Advanced Degrees
The percentage of teachers who have completed an advanced college degree, including a master's or doctoral degree.

Elementary

Middle

High

Elementary/Middle/High

Elementary/Middle

Middle/High

District:

23%

26%

24%

29%

N/A

27%

State:

26%

24%

26%

33%

28%

26%

 

National Board Certified Teachers
The average number of school staff, including teachers, administrators and guidance counselors, who have received National Board Certification in schools with the following grade range combinations.

Elementary

Middle

High

Elementary/Middle/High

Elementary/Middle

Middle/High

District:

2

1

3

0

N/A

0

State:

2

2

4

1

2

1




Years of Teaching Experience
The percentage of teachers who have taught for 0 - 3 years, 4 - 10 years, or over 10 years.

Elementary School

Middle School

High School

 

0 - 3
Years

4 - 10
Years

10+
Years

0 - 3
Years

4 - 10
Years

10+
Years

0 - 3
Years

4 - 10
Years

10+
Years

District

20%

25%

56%

21%

22%

57%

19%

20%

62%

State

23%

27%

50%

26%

27%

47%

21%

24%

55%


Elementary/Middle/High

Elementary/Middle

Middle/High

 

0 - 3
Years

4 - 10
Years

10+
Years

0 - 3
Years

4 - 10
Years

10+
Years

0 - 3
Years

4 - 10
Years

10+
Years

District

25%

42%

33%

N/A

N/A

N/A

9%

32%

59%

State

20%

26%

54%

20%

28%

52%

22%

29%

49%




Teacher Turnover Rate

The percentage of classroom teachers who left their school from the start of the prior year to the start of the current year

Elementary

Middle

High

Elementary/Middle/High

Elementary/Middle

Middle/High

District:

16%

18%

16%

45%

N/A

21%

State:

18%

21%

16%

17%

19%

25%



The percentage of teachers who left their school district from the start of the prior year to the start of the current year.

Elementary

Middle

High

Elementary/Middle/High

Elementary/Middle

Middle/High

District:

9%

11%

12%

10%

N/A

21%

State:

10%

12%

12%

10%

11%

16%




Teacher Working Conditions

The second, statewide Teacher Working Conditions Survey will be administered from March 22 through April 12, 2004. To preview survey questions or if you would like to learn more about the survey, please visit the NC Professional Teaching Standards Commission Web site. Individual school results will be made available to principals by June 1, 2004. The number of teachers per school responding to the Survey will be available on the 2003-04 Report Card.




QUALIFICATIONS OF PRINCIPALS

Principals, by Demographic Group
The percentage of principals in each demographic group.

Male

Female

White

Black

Other

District

48%

52%

83%

17%

0%

State

47%

53%

76%

22%

2%




Principals with Advanced Degrees
The percentage of principals who have completed an advanced degree beyond a master's degree.

District:

56%

 

State:

32%




Years of Administrative Experience
The percentage of principals with administrative experience of 0-3 years, 4-10 years, or over 10 years.

0 - 3
Years

4 - 10
Years

10+
Years

 

District

42%

33%

29%

 

State

40%

38%

22%




Principal Turnover Rate
The percentage of principals employed last year who are no longer employed in the same school this year.

District:

11%

 

State:

14%



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