The WCPS Career & Technical Education (CTE) Business Advisory Council currently has openings both for a Parent Member and a Business/Industry Leader Member. If you are interested serving on the CTE Business Advisory Council, click on the appropriate link: Parent Vacancy Notice Link  or Business/Industry Leader Vacancy Notice Link.

ELA High


Our Secondary English Language Arts Department provides rigorous and cultivating learning experiences that are personalized and innovative every day for every student of Wayne County Public Schools.  Our mission is accomplished through the use of the following:

   Standards Based Curriculum
   90 minute classes
   Rigorous lessons embedded with higher order thinking skills and cognitive demands
   Best Practices and High Yield strategies
   Resources provided by North Carolina Department of Instruction
   Providing meaningful professional development opportunities

Classroom Reading Selections


Parent Tips

The National PTA has created the following linked course descriptions that identify the skills developed in each grade. This information will help parents understand the purpose and rationale of the assignments their students are completing for courses.

9th -12th grade

High School ELA Standard Course of Study Information

The Council of the Great City Schools has created a description of the English Language Arts standards at the high school level.  

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