Shocking Truth #1 US News & World Report ranked Carson High School as one of the top 7 schools in Nevada in 2014. Nevada has 125 schools total.
Shocking Truth #2: Public Schools versus Charters Traditional public schools--like Carson High School--educate nearly 50 million students a year. --Charter schools (including online schools) educate less than 2 million students a year.
The Stanford University CREDO study concluded, kids in most charter schools are doing worse or no better than students in traditional public schools. ...yet all we ever hear about on the news is charter schools. Talk about media bias...
Shocking Truth #3: Our Graduation Rate Nationwide = 80% Nevada = 63% Carson high School = 89% **we are one of only a few schools in Nevada that require a senior project, which presents even more challenges to graduation.
Shocking Truth #4: Advanced Placement scores Nationwide = 61% pass rate Nevada = 55% pass rate Carson High School = 68% pass rate **234 junior & senior students (23% of all students) took and scored high enough on the AP test to get college credits, saving parents nearly a quarter million dollars in tuition.
Shocking Truth #5: Proficiency scores Nevada = Math: 76% pass, Reading 80% pass, Writing 80% pass rate Carson High School = 87% pass, 86% pass, 83% pass **CHS has consistently outscored every other district.
Shocking Truth #6: Career & Technical education Courses are offered in Computer Aided Drafting, Information Technology, Engineering Design, Principles of Engineering, Web Design, 3D graphics, Animation, Culinary, Auto Body, Auto Repair, ROTC, Business management, Publications, and Welding. **Students taking these courses who pass with a 'B' receive college credit for the class.
Oh, and did you know: --63% of the teachers at CHS have a Master's degree.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit. --Aristotle