Caldwell Early College High School

2859 Hickory Boulevard, Hudson, NC 28638
(828) 726-2702

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 382 students 15 students/teacher (NC avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade


End of Class Tests (EOC)

In 2013-2014 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in Mathematics, English II, and Biology. The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.
  • This school in 2014
  • Caldwell County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Caldwell Early College High School is a public high school in Hudson. The principal of Caldwell Early College High School is Mrs Candis Hagaman and can be contacted at 382 children attend Caldwell Early College High School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 42% of the 382 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Caldwell Early College High School is 15:1. Caldwell Co Career Center is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities


  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Photography
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 85% 81%
Hispanic 8% 9%
Black, non-Hispanic 3% 6%
Multiracial 3% 4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.9% 0.7%
Asian 0.8% 0.7%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.3% 0.1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.1%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.02%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 42% 60%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    Going to Caldwell Early College High school is the best decision I have ever made. I know that because of my attendance to this school My education and life have been enhanced greatly. I truly feel at home when there and I have a friendly relationship with literally everyone.

  • (5 years ago)

    CECHS is the most amazing and Wonderful high school in Caldwell County! All the teachers are wonderful and they even know you by name. That's how close of a 'family' we are!

  • (6 years ago)

    My daughter will be in the first graduating class of thsi great school. the teachers and other staff members really care about the students. The students are more like family than just classmates. The teaching style is condusive to learning and students are given the opportunity to learn through real world experiences. I would recomend this school to anyone who is serious about education and who wants their child to succeed.

  • (7 years ago)

    THIS school is the best school in Caldwell County. CECHS has wonderful teachers that care about the futures of all their students. They make sure every student is involved and it amazing how wonderful this school really is every day is a new adventure.

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Overall score

(based on 8 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
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