Triangle South Literacy Works Facts
Triangle South Literacy Works’ staff consists of an Executive Director, ESOL/Citizenship Instructor, a part-time administrative support position and 25 volunteers.
We also offer citizenship courses to eligible immigrants and financial literacy training.
Here are some statistics for Harnett, Johnston, and Sampson counties in North Carolina (2019):
Literacy Levels (2019) -National Assessment of Adult Literacy
Harnett (16%), Johnston (15%) and Sampson (23%)–The literacy rate is defined as anyone who is lacking basic prose literacy skills. Those with only basic literacy can read signs and simple prose but may have difficulty completing employment applications, comprehending ballot items and helping a child with their homework.
**The state literacy average is 22%.
**Statistics received from NC Public Schools (NC DPI), US Census and US Dept. of Labor.