Lenoir County

Lenoir County is a certified Work Ready Community that is actively engaged in maintaining their status.

Apr 2015

Maintaining (Phase 1)
Aug 2016

Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to Apr 30, 2017

Goals updated only for participating counties


of maintaining goals completed

Lenoir County

ACT National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
Emerging High School 1464 437 843 183 + - 0
College 154 26 91 36 + - 0
Current Private 261 56 165 40 0 - 0
Public 249 70 166 13 0 - 0
Transitioning Adult Education 72 27 42 + 0 - 0
Unemployed 1168 414 650 103 + - 0
Recent Veteran 26 + 18 6 0 - 0
Workforce category not identified 15 7 8 0 0 - 0
Totals 3409 1039 1983 384 + - 0

The table above is a detailed breakdown of the same NCRC data presented in the upper right box on this page and represents NCRCs earned or improved throughout the community. All NCRC data is updated monthly.

+ Value less than 4

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Maintaining Goals

Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
Emerging 394 1618
Current 124 510
Transitioning 843 1266
Totals 1361 3394
Workforce category not identified 15
Total NCRC 3409
Goals Actual
Improved Certificates 114 73

Employer Supporting Goals

Employers supporting 105
New and reaffirming employers support goal 72
New and reaffirming employers support actual 45

Lenoir County

ACT NCRC/WorkKeys Service Delivery

Lenoir Community College
252-527-6223 Ext. 715
Lenoir Community College
252-527-6223 Ext. 706

Participating High Schools

Kinston High School
North Lenoir Hgh School
South Lenoir High School
Lenoir County Early College
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Lenoir Community College

Improved ACT NCRC

To/From Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
Not Earned 39 7 0 0
Bronze 22 1 0
Silver 4 0
Gold 0

About ACT

Founded in 1959, ACT is a not-for-profit organization headquartered in Iowa City, Iowa, and dedicated to helping people achieve education and workplace success. ACT provides a broad array of assessment, research, information and program management solutions in the areas of education and workforce development.

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This website reports the ACT® National Career Readiness Certificates earned at the county and state level and the progress being made by those participating states and counties in the ACT Work Ready Community initiative. This site only represents data stored in the ACT RegiSTAR™ system, a web-based reporting and management tool for National Career Readiness Certificates.

State and national NCRC data runs from January 2006 through April 30, 2017 , while county-level data is starting from January 2012. State job profile data runs from January 2007 through April 30, 2017 , while national job profile data reaches back to 1993. Again, please note that county-level NCRC data collection began in January 2012 for WorkKeys Internet Version, and in July 2012 for pencil and paper assessments. State and national certificate totals include historical data prior to 2012.

WorkKeys® assessments are used across the nation, and many states have built their own Career Readiness Certificates based upon WorkKeys assessment results. You will find an asterisk denoting those states. This website will continue to evolve as the first two rounds of participating states give us feedback on what they would like to see -- and based on your feedback, as well.

Please contact us if you have comments, questions or would like to receive more information.