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Vance County Early College

Henderson, NC


Our Mission

  • To educate a diverse student population to further succeed in college, career, and life through the access of dual enrollment in a relevant, rigorous, and innovative course of secondary curriculum and a tuition-free college course of study with the expectation of obtaining an Associate of Arts Degree or Associate of Science Degree.



    August 1, 2021

    Early College students will return fully to face-to-face instruction on Thursday, August 5, 2021. Parent's wishing to continue with their child's instruction remotely must request a transfer to Vance Virtual Village. Attending V3 is a one-year commitment. Vance at Home will not be offered, as that ended with the conclusion of the 2020-2021 school year.  

    NOTICE: Vance County Schools require face masks to be worn by all teachers, students, staff, and visitors at all school sites, offices, transportation, and while attending in-door school events.

    Car riders, please enter VGCC Main parking lot via the entrance closest to I85 to prevent students from crossing through traffic. Early College students are prohibited from loitering in the parking lot.

    2021-22 Early College School Hours: 8:30 am to 3:15 pm.

    Vance Early College H.S. Open House is August 4th, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. During Open House, VGCC will rotate campus tours from 4:00 pm to 4:50 pm. for all newly accepted 2020 and 2021 students. Tours will begin from VGCC Student Lounge.

    Class schedules and beginning of the school year forms will be available for distribution during Open House. Parents, please download, read, complete and return the Off-Campus Permission for eligible students to gain approval to leave campus at the completion of their high school and college courses. Completed forms must be on file prior to approval to leave. 

    The distribution of computers will be announced. Please contact Principal Hite to submit a computer request.

    Click here to submit a Vance County Schools Transportation Request form electronically for the 2021-22 school year. Allow two to three business days for transportation to begin. The transportation form may also be downloaded and submitted manually to Ms. Hazel Henry or via e-mail to

    Click here to access Vance County Schools Transportation website, directly.







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    If you are interested in taking Driver's Ed at the Early College please fill out the form below and turn it in at Northern Vance High School with your $45 participation fee.  As soon as we have enough students to sign up and pay they will go ahead and schedule a class to be held in the afternoon on our campus.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact the school or the Driver's Ed department at NVHS.


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    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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Congratulations to Miss. Vicki-Ann Fullwood. VCECH Beginning Teacher of the Year 2020/2021.

Congratulations to Miss. Vicki-Ann Fullwood. VCECH Beginning Teacher of the Year.

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