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Please Note - Our website has changed. Please click HERE to go to the new Madison County Schools website.
Madison High School
5740 Hwy 25/70 Marshall, NC 28753
www.mhs.madisonk12.net
Phone (828) 649-2876   Fax (828) 649-0104
CEEB/ACT School Code 342500
 
Superintendent of Schools:  Dr. Todd Holden
Principal:  Mr. Wesley Floyd
Assistant Principals: Ms. Tina Thorpe, Mr. Jeff Fleckenstein
School Counselors: Ms. Suzanne O’Donnell, Mrs. Hailey Vaught
 
2016-2017 SCHOOL PROFILE
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Community
Madison High school is located in Marshall, NC in Madison County.  Madison County spans 452 square miles and located deep in the Appalachian Mountains of Western North Carolina. Bordering Tennessee, much of the county’s terrain is rugged and sparsely populated.  Within the county are 11 townships, 1 traditional high school, 1 early college high school, 1 middle school, and 3 elementary schools.  Mars Hill University is also located in Madison County and is the oldest college in Western North Carolina.

School
Madison High School is a four year comprehensive high school enrolling around 600 students in grades 9-12.  Madison High School was opened in the fall of 1974. It consolidated the high schools previously located at Hot Springs, Laurel, Mars Hill, Marshall, and Spring Creek. Madison High School has 55 teachers of whom 100% are highly qualified and 24% have advanced degrees.  Approximately 55% of the students at Madison H.S. receive free/reduced lunch

Curriculum
The curriculum at Madison High School is designed to be rigorous and meet the needs and abilities of all students.

NC Future Ready Core Curriculum 
28 credits required

 

English (4 credits)

English I                  English II

English III               English IV

 

Mathematics (4 credits)

Math I     Math II    Math III

4th math aligned with post graduate plans

 

Science (3 credits)

Earth Science           Biology

Physical Science or Chemistry

 

Social Studies (4 credits)

World History                         Civics & Economics

American History I                 American History II

 

Health/Physical Education (1 credit)

 

Foreign Language (2 credits)

(None required for high school, but required for college admission)

 

Electives (10 Credits)

4 of the 10 credits need to be in the same career cluster to complete a pathway

 

A variety of AP, honors, and college courses are available to all students.  AP courses include: Human Geography, United States History, Earth and Environmental Science, and United States Government and Politics, as well as other AP options available through the North Carolina Virtual Public School.  Honors courses are available in English I, II, III, IV, Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry, Math I, Math II, Math III, Pre-Calculus, World History, American History I, American History II, Civics and Economics, Spanish III, Spanish IV, and a variety of CTE Courses.  All courses are taken in the block schedule format with 90 minutes per class period and 4 classes per semester. In addition, students are able to dually enroll through the Career and College Promise program in conjunction with local community colleges and universities, while receiving both high school and college credit for these courses. Madison High School has approximately 160 students enrolled in at least one college course. Madison High School also offers opportunities for MSIT certification and CTE Pathways certifications through AB Tech.

Grading and Ranking

90-100 A Excellent Work
80-89 B Better Than Average
70-79 C Satisfactory
60-69 D Needs Improvement
Below 60 F Unsatisfactory

Class rank is computed at the end of each semester and is based on the student's weighted GPA.  Regular courses are worth 4 quality points, honors and dual-enrollment course are worth 4.5, and AP courses are worth 5.

Standardized Test Results
SAT SCHOOL STATE
Critical Reading 493 498
Math 500 504
Writing 461 476
Composite 1454 1478
ACT SCHOOL STATE
English 17.4 17.8
Math 18.5 19.4
Reading 20.0 19.5
Science 18.7 19.2
Composite 18.8 19.1







Performance of Students’ Scores at or Above Grade Level
  English I Algebra I Biology
Our School 44.6 % 63.9% 45.3%
District 52.8 % 72.1% 54.9%
State 58.8% 60.5% 55.5%

Post-Secondary Placement
37% 4 year College/University
44
% 2 year Community College
18% Workforce
1% Military


Colleges and Universities Attended by Recent Graduates
Appalachian State University - Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College - Berry College - Brevard College - Carson Neman - Centre College College of Charleston - Davidson College - Duke University - East Carolina University - East Tennessee State University - Gardner Webb University - Gaston College - Haywood Community College - Jefferson Community & Technical College - Kings College - Lees McRae College - Lenoir Rhyne University - Liberty University - Mars Hill University - Milligan College - Montreat College - North Carolina State University - Piedmont College - Tusculum College - University of North Carolina Asheville - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill - University of North Carolina, Charlotte - University of North Carolina, Wilmington - University of Tennessee, Knoxville - University of Virginia, Charlottesville - Virginia Military Institute - Wake Forest University - Warren Wilson College - Walters State College - Western Carolina University - Wingate University

Clubs and Organizations
BAM, DECA, National Honor Society, Family Career and Community Leaders of America, Health Occupations Students of America, Interact Club, Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, Band, National FFA Organization, MHS Science Fair, National Technical Honor Society, PBIS, Scientific Investigators Club, Skills USA, Snowboarding Team, Student Government Association, Technology Students Association, Yearbook

Athletics
Cheerleading, Cross Country, Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, JV Football, Varsity Football, JV Volleyball, Varsity Volleyball, Wrestling, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field, Golf

 
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