The NCMS PRIDE (Promoting Recognition for Individual Dedication to Excellence) program rewards students for outstanding performance in academics, attendance, and attitude. Students qualify for PRIDE by maintaining high academic averages or improving past averages, attending school regularly and arriving for school on time, and avoiding disciplinary referrals to the office. Rewards and incentives for PRIDE students are provided throughout the semester and include early dismissal from school, free and/or reduced admissions to school athletic events, cookouts, ice cream parties, coupons from local businesses, t-shirts and other prizes.
In order to qualify for P.R.I.D.E. students will need to meet the following criteria
Gold Card: semester average of 93 or above
Silver Card: semester average of 85 or above
Bronze Card: increase average .5 from previous reporting period
No more than 5 absences for the semester
No more that 5 unexcused tardies for the semester
NO referrals to the office
For all students who meet the above standards, P.R.I.D.E. cards will be rewarded along with the privileges/prizes granted for the recipients.