• Vance Medical Academy Orientation August 23

    The Vance Medical Academy Parent/Student Orientation for ninth-grade students and their parents will be held on Wednesday, August 23, from 6 to 7 p.m. in the cafeteria at Southern Vance High School.
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  • Open House Scheduled at Schools on August 24

    Open House sessions will be held at all schools (except E.M. Rollins Elementary) on Thursday, August 24, from 3 to 7 p.m. Parents and students are urged to attend the open house at their school to receive valuable information to begin the new school year.

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  • 2017-2018 General School Supply List

    Here is a general school supply list for students by grade levels for the 2017-2018 school year. Students should get more specific supply lists from their teachers.

    General School Supply List

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Kindergarten in Vance County Schools!


  • Vance County Schools serves the educational needs of approximately 6,400 students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. Our professional staff is committed to providing the knowledge, skills and opportunities for our students to "compete in an ever-changing global community." Our community takes great pride in our schools and through its financial support, provides opportunities for all students to experience success and to prepare for the future.

  • Jackson Recipient of 2017 Friday Medal

    Dr. Anthony D. Jackson, superintendent of Vance County Schools, is a recipient of the 2017 Friday Medal awarded by the Friday Institute at N.C. State University for Educational Innovation. Dr. Jackson has been selected to receive the award along with six other superintendents of rural North Carolina public school systems. The Friday Medal recognizes the commitment of Bill and Ida Friday for educational excellence. Bill Friday was the long-time president of the University of North Carolina system and he and Mrs. Friday continued to be huge supporters of the university system and public education after his retirement from his prestigious state position.

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McKinney-Vento Homeless Education

  • children Click here for information about McKinney-Vento Homeless Education.

2017-2018 VCS Convocation

  • VCS Convocation Celebrates New Beginning

    The Vance County Schools' Convocation for all employees to begin the 2017-2018 school year celebrated educational achievements for the recently completed year and new challenges that lie ahead. The event focused on the district's theme for the new year: "Believe It!" Superintendent Anthony Jackson led the celebration and told all employees that he believes our school system can be the very best. Staff members from 15 of our 17 schools arrived at the Convocation on school buses.

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July 2017 Newsletter

  • Changes in Schools and Summer Programs Featured in Newsletter

    The school system's July 2017 newsletter features important information about changes in schools for the 2017-2018 school year and how summer programs have helped students prepare for the new year. Read about the new STEAM Academy at E.M. Rollins Elementary School, the relocation of the AdVance Academy to a classroom wing on Charles Street in Henderson, and the STEM Early High School moving to Southern Vance High on Garrett Road south of Henderson.

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Vance County Policy Review