Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools
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|Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools|
|Type and location|
|Location||930 Eastern Avenue
Nashville, NC 27856
|Superintendent||Dr. Anthony D. Jackson|
|Students and staff|
|Students||18,563 (as of 2005-06)|
|Teachers||1,246 (FTE) (as of 2005-06)|
The current superintendent is Anthony D. Jackson. Dr. Jackson attended East Carolina University in Greenville as an undergraduate, receiving a teaching degree in music education.
Jackson began his teaching career in Wake County, moving from being a teacher to assistant principal. He then became a principal in Durham before going to Virginia to be a principal there.
Jackson has spent the past 19 years as a school administrator in various positions.
While serving as superintendent in Henry County, the school system consistently performed above the Virginia state average as measured by student test score improvements. In all, 14 of the 15 schools met adequate yearly progress goals and improvement in the graduation rate.
Beginning in the year 2006, all schools in the Nash-Rocky Mount School System are required to hold the Graduation ceremony inside.
Beginning November 5, 2006, all students must have a legal guardian with the proper ID present in order to check out of school.
Rocky Mount City Schools merged with the Nash County Schools in 1992. Southern Nash High School took the place of Spring Hope High,Coopers High 1-12,Bailey High,and Middlesex High.
- Edwards Middle School
- Nash Central Middle School
- Parker Middle School
- Red Oak Middle School
- Southern Nash Middle School
- Nash Central High School
- Northern Nash High School
- Rocky Mount High School
- Southern Nash High School
- Fairview Early Childhood Center
- NRMPS Early College
- WL Greene Alternative School
- "District Detail for Nash-Rocky Mount Schools". National Center for Education Statistics.
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