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Gray Stone Day School offers students in grades 6-12 a rigorous college preparatory curriculum in an environment that fosters the development of strong character. Graduates of Gray Stone will be prepared to excel in higher education and to provide leadership in their communities. Integrity, responsibility and service to others will be hallmarks of the Gray Stone graduate.

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September 27, 2019

Three schools in county outperform state, national SAT averages

Three high schools in the county outperformed state and national averages on the SAT standardized test, according to 2019 data released this week by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.

Gray Stone Day School led the county with 103 students taking the test, a 95 percent participation rate. It had the county’s highest average score of 1,177, well above the state average of 1,091 and the national average of 1,039.

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September 19, 2019

Gray Stone, Stanly Early College rank highest on test scores

With the exception of Gray Stone Day School and Stanly Early College High School, schools in the county performed below the state average on 2018-2019 ACT scores.

The ACT is a required standardized test given to 11th grade students. It covers English, math, reading and science, with an optional writing section. The test is used for college admissions. Another well-known standardized test, the SAT, is optional.

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