Education on the Outer Banks, NC
Currituck County Schools
2958 Caratoke Highway
Currituck, NC 27929
Phone: (252) 232-2223
Fax: (252) 232-3655
Mark Stefanik, Superintendent to Begin Jan. 1, 2016
The Currituck County School System serves approximately 3850 students in ten schools. This includes six elementary schools, two middle schools, an Early College High School and a traditional comprehensive high school. Currituck County Schools boast beautiful school facilities with the technology and equipment to ensure that our educators can prepare our students for the 21st Century and beyond. Currituck County Schools is led by a five member Board of Education who are dedicated to the very best education for each and every student.
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A Head Start Program is available in Currituck County for eligible children ages 3-5. For more information, call 252-453-4992.
2013-14 Kindergarten-12th Enrollment 3,890
2014 Average SAT score (2400 scale) 1,442
2014 Percent of Graduates taking SAT 53.6%
2013 Est Education Attainment - At Least High School Graduate 14,155 85.0% (age 25+)
2013 Est Education Attainment - At Least Bachelor`s Degree 3,064 18.4% (age 25+)
Dare County Schools
Dare County Schools
3020 Wrightsville Ave.
P.O. Box1508, Nags Head NC 27959
(252) 480-8888 Phone
Sue F. Burgess, Ed.D., Superintendent
The Dare County School System serves approximately 5,000 students in 11 schools. This includes 5 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, one secondary school, two high schools, and one alternative school. Dare County Schools is led by a 7 member Board of Education. Approximately 40 percent of our local teachers hold graduate degrees, and 17 percent hold National Board Certification.
Each of Dare County's eleven schools met or exceeded the state’s expectations for academic growth in a single school year for 2009-2010.
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Pop Age 25+
2013-14 Kindergarten-12th Enrollment 4,960
2014 Average SAT score (2400 scale) 1,496
2014 Percent of Graduates taking SAT 65.8%
2013 Est Education Attainment - At Least High School Graduate 23,118 91.5% (age 25+)
2013 Est Education Attainment - At Least Bachelor`s Degree 7,721 30.6% (age 25+)
Ocracoke School (K-12)
Po Box 189
120 Schoolhouse Road
Ocracoke, NC 27960
Dr. Randolph H. Latimore, Sr., Hyde County Schools Superintendent
(252) 926-3281, Ext. 3502
Ocracoke School is the smallest public school in the state. The school presented has an enrollment of 159 students combined in K-12. Ocracoke School is served by a total of 20 teachers, 3 instructional assistances, a SIMS Coordinator, a guidance counselor, a maintenance worker, a secretary, and a principal. Due to the small size, the only sport that the high school can play is basketball. The teams are called the Ocracoke Dolphins and the school colors are black and gold.
Hyde County Schools:
2013-14 Kindergarten-12th Enrollment 592
2014 Average SAT score (2400 scale) 1,371
2014 Percent of Graduates taking SAT 40.7%
At Least High School Graduate 3,287 or 78.8% (age 25+)
2013 Est Education Attainment - At Least Bachelor`s Degree 446 or 10.7% (age 25+)
Ocracoke Graduated 10 Seniors in 2014. Photo Courtesy of the Island Free Press and Ocracoke School.