Bragging Rights

Cabarrus County Schools has much to be proud of—from our students
and teachers to scholarship dollars and graduation rates.
Point of Pride
90% Graduation Rate
King of the Court Tournament
Cabarrus County Schools is home to the annual King of the Court volleyball tournament. High school students team up to volley for a cure for breast cancer. The event has raised more than $50,000 for local breast cancer charities. King of the Court was originally a school event for Mount Pleasant High School beginning in 2008. Over the years, the event has grown in popularity and has been expanded to include other local high schools.
i3 Grants
Cabarrus County Schools received two $3 million i3 (Investing in Innovation) grants from the United States Department of Education
Academics to Athletics
Bradley Pinion, Northwest Cabarrus, NFL
Elijaah Goins, Cox Mill, NFL
Kyle Seager, Northwest Cabarrus, MLB
Corey Seager, Northwest Cabarrus. MLB
Bubba Wallace, Northwest Cabarrus, NASCAR
Ish Smith, Central Cabarrus, NBA

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2015-16

Concord High
    Indoor Track, Gabe Stainback
    Swimming, Robbie Epler
Cox Mill High
    Women’s 4x100 m Relay Team
    Swimming, Maddison Holland
    Swimming, Patrick O’Brien
Hickory Ridge High
    Indoor Track, Torrie Weathers
    Wrestling, Tyler Gregor
    Wrestling, Cole Cooper
Jay M. Robinson High
    Men’s Basketball Team
Mount Pleasant High
    Indoor Track, Brittany Stanley
    Swimming, Danny Dilks

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2016-17

Concord High
    Swimming, Robbie Epler
    Tennis, Katie Earnhardt
    Track and Field, Gabe Stainback
Cox Mill High
    Men’s Basketball Team
    Swimming, Patrick O’Brien
    Volleyball Team
Hickory Ridge High
    Wrestling, Tyler Gregor
    Track and Field, Jamin Glenn

2017-18

Cox Mill High
    Men’s Basketball Team
    Swimming, Patrick O’Brien
Hickory Ridge High
    Wrestling, Tyler Gregor
Mount Pleasant High
    Wrestling, Cade McDonald

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A Day In The Life
Search #ADayAtCCS for an inside look at a day in the life of our students at their school.


Emily Francis receives chobani foundation grant on the Ellen Show
The Chobani Foundation donated $100,000 to the W.M. Irvin Elementary’s backpack program after hearing about the inspiring work of one of the school’s ESL teachers—Emily Francis, a former Cabarrus County Schools Teacher of the Year. Producers from the Ellen Show invited her to Los Angeles for a featured segment, which is where she learned about the Chobani donation.
Benjamin B. Tregoe Award
for Strategic Leadership
The Benjamin B. Tregoe Award for Strategic Leadership recognizes educational leaders in school districts and agencies for using problem-solving and decision-making processes to more effectively address the issues, decisions, and problems they face.


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