Why Choose RCS?

Roxboro Community School (RCS) is ranked 46th among the 2,557 North Carolina public high schools, and received a Silver Medal in this year’s US News Score Card. Nationally, RCS is ranked 2,136 out of the over 20,500 public high schools in the United States.

The ranking is based on performance on state assessments and how well schools prepare students for college. College readiness is based on student performance on AP/IB exam participation and passing rates. Out of 48 Advanced Placement tests taken at RCS last year, 45 earned a passing score.

The reading proficiency of RCS students is 91 percent. The state average in reading proficiency is 60 percent. RCS’s math proficiency is 65 percent, compared to a state average of 40 percent.

The graduation rate at RCS is 96 percent, and the school received a score of 28.2 in college readiness.

RCS ranks 275th among charter high schools in the U.S. This ranking is the latest performance accolade for RCS. The school has twice been given a designation of A+ NG by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, based on state testing proficiency. The 12-year-old RCS has been named an Honor School of Excellence by the state as well.

The graduation rate is consistently near 100 percent at RCS. Students learn in small class settings, with 1:1 technology. The RCS curriculum is college preparatory only, including challenging honors and AP courses.

2018 Teacher Working Conditions Survey Results

Roxboro Community School fared well on the 2018 Teacher Working Conditions Survey to see the full report, visit https://ncteachingconditions.org/index.

"The North Carolina Teacher Working Conditions Survey is a tool that gauges NC Educators’ perspectives about teaching and learning conditions while providing education stakeholders and policymakers insights on how to improve school and classroom practices.

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