Edgecombe County Public Schools

Focused, Connected, Ready


  • CDM Applications are due on Monday, December 1, 2014.
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  • The deadline for submission of NC Governor's School nominations to Mrs. Sherita Cobb is Friday, October 31, 2014.
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Edgecombe County Public Schools serves the educational needs of over 6,200 students in grades Pre-K through 12.  The goal of this website is to provide an outstanding communications tool for parents, students, and teachers.  Please check back often for the latest news and events.  Thanks for visiting!
Vision: Edgecombe County Public Schools: Focused, Connected, Ready 
Mission: The Edgecombe County Public School community will collaborate to graduate all students ready to achieve success in a rapidly changing world.
Core Values:  Community, Continuous Improvement, Relationships, Rigorous Curriculum & Instruction, Safe Schools


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It is the policy of the Edgecombe County Public School System not to discriminate on the basis of race, ethnic origin, sex, or disability in it's educational programs, activities or employment policies as required by Title VI or the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the 1972 Educational Amendments, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Title II of the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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  • The World Out There Begins Here

    The Career and Technical Education Department of ECPS, along with community partner Edgecombe Community College was excited to host the 2nd annual Career Cluster Showcase on October 28, 2014, 5:00-8:00 p.m. in the Keihin Building on the campus of ECC. This motivating event highlighted the Career pathways offered in ECPS and how they align to the Programs and Degree areas offered at ECC. Click the headline above to read MORE about it!

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  • W. A. Pattillo students using Homebase's SchoolNet

    Sliding into Homebase's SchoolNet @ W. A. Pattillo

    When many people think of "Homebase," they visualize a pitcher throwing the ball, the batter knocking it out of the park and then making his/her lap to score a homerun. Now think teachers as the pitchers, students as the batters and homebase is the mastery at the end of the year. Parents and stakeholders are the audience watching and waiting as players run home. How do we ensure success? Ensuring and enabling great teacher is how to get students to homebase. Click the headline above to read MORE about it!

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  • ECPS Teachers Using Technology to Take Learning Global

    ECPS had a number of teachers to attend the International Society of Technology Educators conference this past summer in Atlanta, Georgia. This experience allowed teachers to have the opportunity to link up with other educators from around the world. Click the headline above to read MORE about it!

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  •  Dr. Lawrence-Knight, SWEHS 2014 Distinguished Alumnus

    SWEHS Names Lawrence-Knight Distinguished Alumnus

    The second annual SWEHS Distinguised Alumnus Award was presented to Dr. Glenda Lawrence-Knight at the school's Homecoming game half time on Friday, October 10, 2014. A 1987 SouthWest graduate, Dr. Lawrence-Knight is also an alumnus of Fayetteville State University, Walden University, and CalSouthern University. Click the headline above to read MORE about her!

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  • THS Promoted Work-based Learning Internship Program

    The CTE Department of ECPS offers a work-based learning intership program that allows students to get a first-hand look at careers that they may be interested in pursuing beyond high school. Click the headline above to read MORE about it!

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  • Carver Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    In celebration of HIspanic Heritage Month, G. W. Carver Elementary School has been enjoying a variety of activities to immerse the school community into the Spanish culture. Click on the headline above to read MORE about it!

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