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Encyclopedia > Asheboro City Schools

Asheboro City Schools is the school system which is responsible for most of the schools in Asheboro, North Carolina. Asheboro is a city located in Randolph County, North Carolina. ...


Member schools

  • Asheboro High School
  • South Asheboro Middle School
  • North Asheboro Middle School
  • Guy B. Teachey Elementary School
  • Lindley Park Elementary School
  • Charles W. McCrary Elementary School
  • Donna Lee Loflin Elementary School
  • Balfour Elementary School

Asheboro High School is a high school in the Asheboro City Schools system. ...


  • Dr. Diane L. Frost

Assistant Superintendents

  • Dr. Timothy Allgood, Human Resources
  • Dr. Denny Jennings, Curriculum and Instruction

Central Office Administration

  • Mr. Harold Blair, Director of Business and Finance
  • Mr. Michael Mize, Director of Facilities and Maintenance
  • Mr. Curt Lorimer, Director of Career and Technical Education
  • Mr. Brad Rice, Director of Special Programs
  • Ms. Donna Clelland, Director of Testing and Accountability
  • Mrs. Gail Hicks, Director of Exceptional Child Services
  • Mrs. Carla Freemyer, Public Information Officer
  • Dr. Joy McLaughlin, Director of LEP Programs
  • Mr. Tom Quinn, Food Services Director

Board of Education

  • Mr. Steve Jones, Chairman
  • Mr. Kyle Lamb
  • Mr. Archie Priest
  • Mrs. Linda Cranford
  • Mrs. Gidget Kidd
  • Mr. Derek Robbins
  • Mrs. Joyce Harrington
  • Mrs. Jane Redding
  • Mr. Chris Yow
  • Two open positions to be filled in December 2006

Points of Pride

  • Guy B. Teachey Elementary School is our first "Honor School of Excellence" for the 2004-2005 school year
  • Charles W. McCrary and Lindley Park Elementary School have partnered with the NC Zoo to work with a school in Uganda, utilizing technology to communicate and share curriculum
  • 30 Asheboro City Schools teachers have National Board Certification
  • Our pre-school program has earned a 5-star rating from NC, the highest available and NAEYC accreditation
  • All teachers and staff wear photo ID badges for student safety
  • We have a comprehensive Career Development program for grades K-12
  • Asheboro City Schools has a master's degree reimbursement program for teachers and on-site master’s degree course work from UNCG
  • During the 2004-2005 school year, over 9,000 hours of staff development were offered
  • We have internet access and email capabilities in all offices and classrooms
  • Our district sponsors local "Innovative Teaching Grants" each year
  • Our Gateways to Success program exceeds state expectations
  • We have over 1,400 networked computers throughout the district
  • We have mobile wireless labs at Asheboro High School, North Asheboro Middle School and South Asheboro Middle School
  • 22.8% of the Class of 2005 were Distinguished Graduates, 4.0 gpa or higher
  • 30.3% of our teachers and staff have advanced degrees
  • Asheboro City Schools has received national recognition for implementation of our AlphaSmart program in grades 3-5
  • 24 languages are spoken in Asheboro City Schools
  • Asheboro City Schools has award winning band, choral, and visual arts programs
  • Our pre-school program requires parent participation to stay in the program
  • We have a special program to support Initially Licensed Teachers
  • Our 2004-2005 school safety survey indicated that 82.6% of students feel safe at school
  • Asheboro High School serves as a Senior Project demonstration site for the state of North Carolina
  • We have a cooperative/dual enrollment program with Randolph Community College
  • In 2004-2005 we had 1424 students whose native language was not English
  • The class of 2005 earned $1,335,128 in college scholarships
  • Asheboro City Schools has eleven 21st Century technology rich classrooms
  • 88% of the class of 2005 intend to pursue a college degree
  • AHS Mock Trial team has represented North Carolina in national competition the past 5 years in a row
  • The class of 2005 had an average SAT score of 1016, 6 points above the state
  • During the 2004-2005 school year, our yellow buses logged over 145,900 miles
  • 85% of students in grades 3-8 are performing at or above grade level in reading and math
  • 12 scholarships are awarded annually by the Asheboro City Education Foundation
  • During the 2004-2005 school year, five AHS students were accepted to Governor's School
  • Asheboro City Schools has implemented writing curriculum for grades K-5, "Write from the Beginning" and "Write for the Future" in grades 6-8
  • Asheboro City Schools has certified staff in all classrooms
  • Asheboro High School was one of the first schools in the nation to move to the block schedule
  • During the 2004-2005 school year, over 487,000 lunches were served to students
  • Thinking Maps curriculum is used in grades K-12
  • 7 Asheboro High School students have been Teaching Fellows recipients over the past five years
  • In 2004-2005, Asheboro High School had 100% participation in the Senior Project
  • Asheboro City Schools attendance rate is one of the highest in North Carolina
  • All of Asheboro City Schools yellow buses are equipped with cell phones and cameras
  • We have 29 athletic programs at Asheboro High School and 10 programs at the middle schools
  • Asheboro City Schools has networked LAN's and WAN's serving all classrooms and offices.

External links

  • Asheboro City Schools Website



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