2006 Award Winners
Intel and Scholastic Schools of Distinction Awards
Literacy Achievement
North Brunswick High School

North Brunswick High School
Leland, North Carolina

School Statistics
Total Enrollment: 306 students
Type of School: Rural public school
Location/Size of School: N/A
Receive Free/Reduced Lunch: 50%
Student-Teacher Ratio: 11:1

North Brunswick High School gives students who are less than excited about literature some autonomy over their education, while also holding them more accountable. Grades under 80 become zeroes until retested and, over the course of the year, students become intrinsically motivated to succeed without retests. In Literary Circles, students self-select texts and work collaboratively while meeting state standards. By choosing their texts and scheduling their own work, students are able to make connections and direct discussions while an instructor guides mini-lessons and observations.