Top Ten Reasons to be a Greenwave

  • 1. Ashbrook students "met expected growth" on the state accountability model.  

    2. Ashbrook's Graduation rate is up 14.3% since 2006.
    3. Ashbrook's athletic program has earned the "Wells Fargo Conference Cup" title for the Big South 3A/2A in back-to-back years. 
    4. Two Ashbrook students won the 2014 Carolina Impact Regional STEM Award for Energy, presented by WTVI and PBS.
    5. The Class of 2014 boasts a N.C. State Park Scholarship recipient, a U.S. Naval Academy appointee and a Morehead-Cain finalist.
    6. Ashbrook had a finalist for the Gaston County Schools Beginning Teacher of the Year and Assistant Principal of the Year in 2013-2014. 
    7. Ashbrook's Class of 2014 was awarded more than $6.2 million in scholarships.
    8. Gaston County Schools was again rated "Safest Large School District in North Carolina and Ashbrook is the largest school within the district.
    9. The Ashbrook Air Force JROTC unit ranks as one of the top programs in NC, consistently winning awards in drill, fitness, and leadership.
    10. 100% of our instructional staff is Highly Qualified; our teacher retention rate was 96% in '13; 38% of our teachers hold advance degrees. 

    Once a Greenwave, Always a Greenwave... That's the Way We Roll!