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WHY choose Thomasville City Schools

WHY choose Thomasville City Schools

Our District:
Thomasville City Schools is an urban school district, within 20 minutes of Greensboro, High Point, and Winston Salem, North Carolina.  The district has only 4 schools, reflective of 2,400+ super students!
 
Average Teacher/Student Ratio:           Grades K-3 -  1:21
                                                                 Grades 4- 5  - 1:22
                                                                 Grades 6-12 - 1:24
 
 
 
2014-15  growth for Math 1 Grade 8---------------20%
2014-15  growth in Math Grades 3 and 6-------- 10-15%
Graduation rate-------------------------------------------------------- 86.9% 
 
 
Incentives:
Beginning "A" License Supplement  -  $2,000.00
Leandro Bonus (as available)               $  500.00            
 
Beginning "A" Teacher Salary-- $3,500 per month (ten month contract)
 
 
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District Highlights:
 
Parent  Portals
 
Chartered Parent Teacher Associations at all schools
 
Strong Beginning Licensed Teacher Program
 
Strong Mentor Support
 
Cutting Edge Professional Development 
 
Close working relationship with Chambers of Commerce and local businesses
 
Partnership with Local Community Colleges and Universities for Teacher Education courses
 
Emphasis on Integrative Instructional Technology 
 
AIG, VPS and AP Instructional Programming
 
Strong ESL Program
 
SIOP (Sheltered Instruction Operation Protocol) integrated in lesson planning and delivery district-wide
 
TEAP (Teacher Empowerment and Achievement Program) in Collaboration with WSSU
 
STEM initiative with High Point University
 
District-wide Staff Recognition Programs
 
Five-Star Pre-K program
 
Communities in Schools (CIS)
 
Free Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Program for all Students
 
Bulldog Academy--(alternative education program)
 
 
 
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Tuition Contract - TCS employees can apply for tuition assistance 
          $500/3 semester hours  -  $1000/year maximum
 
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Over $5,000,000 in scholarships during 2015-16 school year
 
Supportive administrators 
 
21st Century Grants
 
Continuous research based staff development
 Technologically enriched environment for Instructional Enhancement
         Activ Boards - interactive technology
          Video-Conferencing
 
Historically strong athletic program
 
Before and after school day care program