Edgecombe County Public Schools

Focused, Connected, Ready


  •         HAPPY HOLIDAYS! 
    Central Services Office will be closed on:
    December 22, 2014
    Close at 3:00 p.m. 
    December 23, 2014
    Close at 2:00 p.m.
    December 24 , 2014 -
     January 2, 2015 
    Resume regular hours on January 5, 2015 
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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


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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    ECPS Students Receive Gold Key Awards

    Students from across Edgecombe County Public Schools were recognized for their outstanding leadership contributions at the December 8th meeting of the ECPS Board of Education. Click the headline above to read MORE about it!

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  •  Pictured L to R: Terry Shackleford and Marc Whichard of SWEHS

    Shackleford Named ECPS Employee of the Month

    Mr. Terry Shackleford was named Edgecombe County Public Schools Employee of the month at the December 8, 2014 Board of Education meeting. Mr. Shackleford has served as the Testing Facilitator at SouthWest Edgecombe High School since October 2007. Click the headline above to read MORE about it!

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  •  Pictured L to R: John Farrelly, Evelyn Shaw Wilson, Amanda Evans, Rebecca Sugg

    ECPS Honors National Board Teachers

    Rebecca Sugg and Amanda Evans were recognized at the December 8, 2014 meeting of the Edgecombe County Public Schools (ECPS) Board of Education for National Board Teacher Certification accomplishments. Click the headline above to read MORE about it!

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  •  Renee Johnson EC Teacher of Excellence

    Johnson Selected as EC Teacher of Excellence

    ECPS Exceptional Children's department is honored to announce the selection of Ms. Renee Johnson as the Exceptional Children's Teacher of Excellence for the 2014-15 school year. The EC Teacher of Excellence award recognizes individuals who are leaders in service to the school system through innovative instructional programs or methodologies that have demonstrated positive outcomes for students with disabilities. Click the headline above to read MORE about it!

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  •  Students designated as the Mexican Army for re-enactment of the Battle of the Alamo

    Battle of the Alamo Unfolds Again on SWEHS Campus

    U. S. History teacher Keith Parker wants his students to have the opportunity to step into history and come away with more than just fact. Rather than simply learning about the Battle of the Alamo in the classroom through images, documents, and maps, students spent Friday, November 10, on the soccer field re-enacting the battle. Click the headline above to read MORE about it!

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  •  Sister Mary Ann Czaja and Mrs. Robin Griffin

    SEMS Supports the Tarboro Community Outreach Center During Red Ribbon Week

    South Edgecombe Middle School students were busy recently week collecting for the Red Ribbon Canned Food Drive. In honor of Red Ribbon Week which was October 27-31, students not only spent the week focused on ways to stay drug free, they also brought in canned goods or money in exchange for dress down days. Students successfully raised $385.15, as well as almost 800 canned food items for the Tarboro Community Outreach and Homeless Center. Click the headline above to read MORE about it!

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