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Vance County High School

Henderson, NC


Welcome Message


    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.

What We Know...

VCS Graduation Schedule

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    Graduating Seniors will Receive Four Tickets

    Social Distancing will be Enforced

Home Schooled Families


    Homeschool Families


    See How You Can Take Advantage of What Vance County High School Has to

    Offer While Remaining in Your Home School

    Email Mr. Horner at

The Rock



    Want to sign the Senior Rock?

    Email Mr. Thompson to schedule a time.

    (Social Distancing and masks required)

Attendance Notice

  • Stop Sign Parents, please acquaint yourself with the districts's attendance policy.  Policy Code 4400 D.- If a student is absent from school for five or more days in a semester, the principal or a committee established by the principal shall consider whether the student’s grades should be reduced because of the absences.  The principal or committee shall review other measures of academic achievement, the circumstances of the absences, the number of absences, and the extent to which the student completed missed work.

    Class attendance and participation are critical elements of the educational process and may be taken into account in assessing academic achievement.  Students are expected to be at school on time and to be present at the scheduled starting time for each class.  Students who are excessively tardy to school or class may be suspended for up to two days for such offenses.


  • School Assignment/Bus Stop

    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

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Student Safety

  • Ident-A-Kid Checkout/Check-in

    For the safety of our students and staff, please use this link to sign students in late or check them out early. Please be prepared to show your picture ID upon arrival at the school.

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Testing 2021


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


Senior Information

  • Cap 'n Gown Dress Code for Graduation


    Seniors must wear approved Cap 'n Gown from Jostens

    No personalized sashes or stoles

    Only school approved cords, stoles and sashes allowed

    Men, please where a collared shirt

    No Tennis Shoes


    Students may decorate caps.  Decorations must lay flat on the cap and cannot hang over the brim

    You must send a picture to the principal for approval of decorated cap


    jostens Other | Graduation Cap And Gown Jostens 56 | Poshmark

  • Jostens Cap 'n Gown Orders



Information for Home Schooled Students

  • 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



    Your Site for Scholarships and Virtual College Visits

     New Scholarships Available Now!

Senior Headlines and Features

Unpacking Documents for the Year

Social Emotional Health

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APEX Online Information

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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

Yearbook Orders

Jostens School Store



    Josten's VCHS School Store



Public Advisory

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Class of 2020 Grad Pics

2020 Employees of the Year

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School Awards and Distinctions

  • District of Distinction

VCHS Staff Listing

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