Vance County Public Schools

There are 17 public schools in Vance County, North Carolina, serving 7,766 students.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina state average of 48%.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Vance County

  • School Location Students Grades
  • HendersonAycock Elementary School
    305 Carey Chapel Rd
    434 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Henderson
    Carver Elementary School
    987 Carver Sch Rd
    245 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Henderson
    Clarke Elementary School
    309 Mount Carmel Church Rd
    529 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Henderson
    Dabney Elementary School
    150 Lanning Rd
    500 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Henderson
    E M Rollins Elementary School
    1600 South Garnett St
    427 students | Gr. PK-5
  • MiddleburgE O Young Junior Elementary School
    6655 Broad St
    311 students | Gr. PK-5
  • HendersonEaton-johnson Middle School
    500 North Beckford Dr
    772 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Henderson
    Henderson Collegiate Middle School
    Charter School
    906 Health Center Rd
    Charter School
    202 students | Gr. 4-5
  • Henderson
    Henderson Middle School
    219 Charles St
    778 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Henderson
    L B Yancey Elementary School
    311 Hawkins Dr
    307 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Henderson
    New Hope Elementary School
    10199 Nc 39 Hwy North
    200 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Henderson
    Northern Vance High School
    293 Warrenton Rd
    967 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Henderson
    Pinkston Street Elementary School
    855 Adams St
    265 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Henderson
    Southern Vance High School
    925 Garrett Rd
    793 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Henderson
    Vance Charter School
    Magnet School
    Charter School
    1227 Dabney Dr
    Magnet School
    Charter School
    539 students | Gr. KG-8
  • Henderson
    Western Vance High School
    Alternative School
    2785 Poplar Creek Rd
    Alternative School
    108 students | Gr. 9-12
  • KittrellZeb Vance Elementary School
    4800 Raleigh Rd
    389 students | Gr. PK-5

County Statistics

About Vance County County Statistics (NC) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 24,675 people 9,242,160 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 16% 24%
Median Household Income $25,932 $41,544
Recent Public School Articles
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Are the Three Rs Robbing our Children?
For far too long the American public school system has failed to address “out-of-school” factors like poverty and their impact on what happens in the classroom. As the nation continues to become increasingly diverse, many schools are adopting comprehensive approaches to education that account for the unique needs of students so that each child is prepared for their future and not just for a year-end test.
States Fight to Teach “Ignorant” Science to Students
Wyoming recently became the first state to reject the Next Generation Science Standards because of concern regarding lessons that teach human-caused climate change. Several other states have also taken measures to reject the standards, which has some education officials concerned about the quality of instruction students in those states will receive.
School-to-Prison Pipeline Persists Despite Local, State and National Efforts
Inadequate funding and resources for schools, harsh zero-tolerance discipline policies, police presence in public schools, and de facto segregation continue to create school environments in which poor and minority students have little chance of succeeding. The result is a continuation of the school-to-prison pipeline that has been commonplace in the American education system for decades, despite federal, state and local efforts to curb the problem.
Did You Know?
Vance County, NC public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.56, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.64. The most diverse school district in Vance County is Vance County Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or in the USA.