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Information on Vance County Schools


Vance County Schools is located in Henderson, North Carolina, serving over 5,000 students.

Our district is comprised of:

  • 9 traditional elementary schools (serving grades PreK-5)
  • 1 year-round elementary school (serving grades PreK-5)
  • 1 traditional middle school (serving grades 6-8)
  • 1 early high school (serving grades 6-8)
  • 1 non-traditional school (serving grades 6-12)
  • 1 traditional high school (serving grades 9-12)
  • 1 early college high school (serving grades 9-13)
  • 1 virtual school (serving grades K-12)




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Our Innovative School Options:
EM Rollins STEAM Academy (Year-Round Calendar, K-5)
STEM Early High School (Traditional Calendar, 6-8)
Vance County Early College High School (Early Start Calendar, 9-13)
Advance Academy (Traditional Calendar, 6-12)
Vance Virtual Village Academy (Traditional, K-12)

Innovative Schools: 5 schools, each different by design.

Vance County Schools is home to 5 Innovative Schools, all which require an application to be considered for enrollment. The schools are

  • EM Rollins STEAM Academy (Grades PK-5)
  • STEM Early High School (Grades 6-8)
  • Advance Academy (Grades 6-12)
  • Vance County Early College High School (Grades 9-13)
  • Vance Virtual Village Academy (Grades K-12)

Applications are available at each Innovative School, on our website and at our district office, located at 1724 Graham Avenue. Completed applications must be turned in to the district office before the close of business on February 28, 2023.

A quick glance at each of our Innovative Schools

Advance Academy Video

EM Rollins Video

STEM Early High Video

Vance County Early College Video

Vance Virtual Village Academy Video


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