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Vance County High School

Henderson, NC



    Welcome to Vance County High School.  We pride ourselves in providing a very close knit environment where students can not only thrive academically but also invest time in finding who they are as a person.  We believe that the sign of a thriving community is one with schools that focus on the "whole child" concept.  Our graduation rate is on the rise, our athletic teams are competitive, more students are realizing academic improvement and we are offering students more opportunities than ever before.  I challenge you to come on out and see the good things that are happening at Vance County High School.  I assure you... together we win.  We all are Vance County Proud!

    Call 252-430-6000 to Reach Vance County High School.

  • Bus Routes for the February 23rd administration

    of the ACT (11th grade only)


    Below you will find the bus route information for Tuesday's (February 23rd) administration of the ACT at Vance County High School. Please go to the closest stop near you. This administration is only for 11th grade students. When you get to school, you will have to have your temperature taken and will be asked the following screening questions. If you answer yes to any of these questions, you should consider staying home:
    1) Have you had unusual dizziness during or after exercise
    2) Do you have an unusual cough or shortness of breath
    3) Do you have a sore throat (not related to seasonal allergies)
    4) Do you have a new loss of taste or smell
    5) Have you had diarrhea or vomiting
    6) Have you had a household member with COVID-19 recently
    7) Have you had close contact with someone with COVID-19 recently
    8) Do you have a fever or chills
    9) Do you have a temperature greater than 99 degrees
    Bus 192
    7:25 Patton Circle
    7:28 Cedar Hurst Apartments
    7:32 W Rockspring Street & N. Beckford Drive
    7:33 257 S. Beckford Drive
    7:35 Avis Ln & Kearney St
    7:39 1104 Johnson St
    7:42 Horner St & Parham St
    7:44 S Garnett St & Zollicoffer Ave
    7:46 Arch St & Zene St
    7:48 S Clark St & E Winder St
    7:50 S Cherry St & Eastside Dr
    7:52 Harriett St & South St
    7:52 Harriett St & Southerland St
    Bus 199
    7:04 997 County Line Park Rd
    7:24 712 E. Spain Middleburg Rd
    7:33 805 Bill Bragg Morton Rd
    7:46 Vicksboro Rd & Pounder B 2 MHP
    7:51 Newton Dairy Rd & Ross Ave
    7:56 1925 NC 39 Hwy S
    Bus 231
    7:27 6686 Raleigh Rd
    7:32 823 Abbott Rd
    7:38 353 Walter Bowen Rd
    7:42 252 New Bethel Church Rd
    7:46 3088 Faulkner Town Rd
    7:56 Americal Rd & Knoll Terrace MHP
    Bus 248
    7:12 Colenda Ln & om Terry Ln
    7:19 Regina Ln & Thomas Rd
    7:27 2645 NC 39 Hwy N
    7:34 260 Parrott Rd
    7:41 Sandstone Rd & Waterfall Rd
    7:44 82 Pine Ridge Rd


    Want to sign the Senior Rock?

    Email Mr. Thompson to schedule a time.

    (Social Distancing and masks required)

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    School Assignment/Bus Stop - New and existing parents can click the bus to search for school assignments and bus stops.  


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News & Announcements

  • Free COVID-19 Testing Available!

    Vance County Schools has partnered with OptumServe and Granville Vance Public Health to offer a FREE drive-thru COVID-19 test site for the community, located at Vance County Schools District Office (1724 Graham Avenue). We are excited to support this service and want to let you know this is available should you need it.

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  • Re-Entry Information and Graphics

    The Vance County Schools Board of Education voted at the February 8, 2021 meeting for our district to begin a staggered re-entry for our students, while also providing families the opportunity to remain virtual. Vance County Schools will begin offering a face-to-face option under Plan B for all students, PreK-13 beginning March 3, 2021. Students will be attending school in the building two days each week based upon their cohort assignment. All schools will operate remotely each Wednesday.

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  • P-EBT Information (2020-2021)

    The Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program helps families purchase food for children whose access to free or reduced-priced meals at school has been impacted by COVID-19 because students are learning virtually, outside of brick-and-mortar schools. P-EBT is a collaboration between the NC Department of Health and Human Services and the NC Department of Public Instruction.

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  • VCS Received 9 Blue Ribbon Awards!

    The North Carolina School Public Relations Association (NCSPRA) has honored VANCE COUNTY SCHOOLS for excellence in communications. Vance County Schools earned a total of 9 Blue Ribbon Awards for outstanding and effective communication. NCSPRA presented the awards during a virtual ceremony on February 5, 2021. A Blue Ribbon Award is the highest honor a school district can receive from NCSPRA.

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  • Meal Distribution

    Meal distribution will take place every Monday from 10am-3pm at Vance County Middle School. Meals are open to any child in Vance County.

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  • U.S. News & World Report's Best High School rankings include VCECHS!

    Vance County Early College ranks among the top once again!

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  • Please email Principal Rey Horner if you are having any issues with school concerning COVID-19.


  • Vance County High School athletics will be closed to spectators throughout the month of February. Please stay tuned for more information regarding spectator participation in March.HIDE


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    How to Log On To Your APEX Course

    Students who are completing credit recovery and students who have TBA on their schedules will need to complete the course using our APEX Online instruction.  Please go to the following link for instuctions on how to log on to APEX:


    Logging on to APEX




  • Home Schooled Students

    Did you know that home schooled students can take advantage of many of the resources and special programs at Vance County High School such as band, Air Force JROTC, chorus, PE Courses, athletics and many of our vocational courses while still remaining enrolled in your home school?  For more information regarding these opportunities, please make an appointment with Principal Rey Horner by emailing your request.  His email is

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