The Mission of Northampton County Schools is to work in partnership with families and communities using a holistic approach to empower students to become responsible and engaged citizens.
The Vision of Northampton County Schools is to have safe, orderly, and effective schools that provide a wholesome learning environment and strong, competitive learners.
Northampton County is a rural community located in the northeastern part of North Carolina. The county's 539 square miles sit astride the Coastal Plain and Piedmont Regions. The population is approximately 23,000. Within 15-90 miles there is an abundance of cultural, historical, recreational, and other educational institutions. Among these are the Lakeland Arts Center, Historical Halifax, Lake Gaston, the cities of Roanoke Rapids, Murfreesboro, Rocky Mount, Raleigh, Durham, Petersburg, Richmond, Tidewater, VA, and the Research Triangle Park.
Institutions of higher learning within a 100-mile radius include East Carolina University, Elizabeth City State University, NC Wesleyan College, North Carolina State University, Shaw University, St. Augustine's University, North Carolina Central University, Duke University, University of Richmond, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia State University, Norfolk State University, Old Dominion University, Hampton University, Chowan University, Nash Community College, Pitt Community College, Halifax Community College, and Roanoke Chowan Community College.
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