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STEM Early High School

Henderson, NC


Our Vision

  • The vision of STEM Early High School is to provide a small, student-centered school that meets individual needs through personalization, collaboration and a commitment to relevant learning experiences, positive relationships and academic excellence.

Our Motto

  • "Designed with our Future in Mind"

School Announcements

News & Announcements

  • Vance County Schools Celebrates the Teacher's Executive Institute's Outstanding Graduates

    Vance County Schools would like to congratulate seven of our outstanding educators for successfully completing the Teacher’s Executive Summer Institute (TEI).  The graduation reception was held at the Vance County Schools Administrative Services Center, where special guests and principals gathered to recognize their achievements. 

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  • Pre-K Registration is Happening Now!

    Will your child be 4 years old by or on August 31, 2022? If so, Pre-Kindergarten registration is open! Please contact Dr. Cassandra Evans (252-492-2127) for more information on how to register and to schedule your child's screening appointment. 

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  • Vance County Schools: Leadership Changes for 2022-2023

    When students head back to class for the 2022-2023 school year, there will be several new faces welcoming them within the schools across Vance County Schools!  Dr. Cindy Bennett shared, “We are excited to provide opportunities for staff to demonstrate their leadership and overall knowledge. I look forward to great things from our new team members and our district will continue to support each of them in their new roles.” Vance County Schools is excited to announce the following new leadership changes

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  • Vance County Schools Honors Partnerships

    On Thursday, June 9th at 3:00 pm, Vance County Schools hosted an in-person Partnership Recognition ceremony at the Atrium, located at the Center for Innovation. The ceremony honored the unique partnerships between community organizations and our schools. 

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  • Raymond Noel Announced as the Vance County High School Athletic Director

    Vance County Schools welcomes Raymond Noel, a lifelong resident of the area, as the Athletic Director for Vance County High School. Noel graduated from JF Webb High School in 2002, where he played football and ran track and field.  He continued his education at Averett University, where he played football and served as a student assistant for their basketball program. In 2007, Noel graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Physical Education and a minor in coaching.

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  • Aaron Elliott Announced as the Vance County High School Head Football Coach

    ance County Schools welcomes Jacob “Aaron” Elliott, a native of Vance County, as the Head Football Coach at Vance County High School. A graduate of Southern Vance High School, Elliott went on to attend Liberty University. He began his career in public safety, serving in both Emergency Medical Services and Fire Services. 

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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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2022-2023 School Supply List

Our Mission

  • The mission of STEM Early High School is to provide a small, personalized learning community that prepares students with high interests in science, technology, engineering or mathematics for global success through a challenging, purposeful program of study based on relevance and rigor and delivered in a climate of mutual trust and respect.

The STEM Student

  • The STEM student is a capable individual who possesses the maturity and independence to accept the challenges of the progressive school and is capable of honors level work. The student has the potential to successfully complete engineering challenges with global significance and is interested and excited about being part of a community of peers and faculty.


Daily Affirmation

  • Behold, we are the STEM Sharks and STEM Sharks BYTE!
    We Build future pathways.
    We Yield dynamic results.
    We Transform through innovation.
    We Exhibit excellence.
    As a STEM Shark:
    I feast on knowledge.
    I evolve through inquiry.
    I lead, not follow. 
    I ignite change.
    I choose to be the best in all things, acknowledging the success it brings. My tolerance rate for failure is zero. I’m determined to be tomorrow’s hero. 
    I recognize that the choices I make today will affect tomorrow
    Every day, I promise to be the best I can be because I believe in me.       
    I am the hope of the future. 

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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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