Hertford County Public Schools

HCPS, serving as a cornerstone of our community, will prepare graduates who are ready to meet the global challenges of education, career, and life.


  • HCPS Open House Dates

    Ahoskie Elementary School August 26, 2016 4:00 - 6:00 PM   Bearfield Primary School August 25, 2016 4:00 - 6:00 PM   Riverview Elementary School August 25, 2016 3:00 - 5:00 PM   Hertford County Middle School August 24, 2016 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM   C.S.Brown High School - STEM August 24, 2016 3:00 - 6:00 PM   Hertford County Early College High School August 4, 2016 - Freshman  Orientation August 5, 2016 - First Day of School (Students)   Hertford County High School September 8, 2016 5:30 - 7:30 PM

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  • New Administrators named

    July 25, 2016-At the Board of Education meeting two Assistant Principals were named. Elenia Riddick, Biology teacher at HCHS will assume a new role as Freshmen Academy Assistant Principal at HCHS. Richard Wright Jr. will serve as the new Assistant Principal at HCMS. Mr. Wright was a teacher at Conway Middle School in Northampton County. The two will begin their new roles on August 10, 2016.

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  • HCPS Updated Student Dress Code Policy

    Hertford County Public Schools (HCPS) is a great place for teaching and learning. HCPS believes that school uniforms are a positive and creative way to increase school safety and improve student achievement. The Student Dress Code Policy # 4316 has been revised for the 2016-17 School Year due to the concerns in the community by students, parents, and business leaders. The revisions reflect the following: Shoes/Outerwear, Outerwear Compliance Measures, and Disciplinary Actions.

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  • New Administrator named

    June 16, 2016 - At its meeting tonight, the Hertford County Board of Education selected Crystal Phillips as the new principal for Hertford County Middle School. She brings her experience of working with Freshmen Academy back to the site. Ms. Phillips brings an outstanding commitment to learning for all students. The HCMS community is in good hands and know the school will be successful.

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  • Attention HCPS Volunteers!

    If you are interested in volunteering at any of Hertford County Public Schools, please contact the school's principal to schedule a face-to-face conference, as well as complete the volunteer application. Failure to do so will result in you not being approved.  

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  • Congratulations Early College High School for Being One of the Top High Schools in the State of North Carolina!

    Congratulations to Early College High School for being listed inthe 2016 U.S. News and World Report for being one of the top high schools inthe state of North Carolina. The school also received a national recognition aswell receiving a Bronze Medal. More information about how the rankings weredetermined and the link to the school’s listing can be found   below .  On

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  • Elizabeth Shores Winner of $2,500 Digital Learning Grant

    Congratulations are inorder for Bearfield Primary School’s, Elizabeth Shores! Mrs. Shores, a 3 rd   grade teacher, is the proud recipient of a$2,500 Digital Learning Grant. She plans to continue implementing theIntegrated Reading component of Classworks into her daily lessons, purchase aniPad and iPad Jackbox, which includes a set of six headphones. According toMrs. Shores,

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  • Alexis Chestnutt, ECHS Student

    Early College High School Student Making History

    Ahoskie-Alexis Chestnutt, a fifth year senior at Hertford County Early College High School, has made history at the innovative high school located on the campus of Roanoke-Chowan Community College. Alexis, the daughter of John and Joleatha Chestnutt of Ahoskie, NC, is the first early college graduate to earn dual associate’s degrees. Alexis will receive an Associate of Arts Degree and an

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  • School Bus Drivers to Use New Hand Signals; Requirement Helps Boost Student Safety

      Beginning Jan. 1, all North Carolina public school bus drivers will be required to use hand signals to help students safely cross the road to board the bus. The North Carolina State Board of Education approved this revision to its bus safety policy at its July meeting.   In the 2014-15 academic year alone, five North Carolina

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  • Swearing-In Ceremony for New Superintendent of HCPS Dr. William T. Wright, Jr.

    On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at 1:00 pm Chief District Court Judge Brenda G. Branch administered the oath of office to Dr. William T. Wright, Jr. as Hertford County Public Schools Superintendent. Dr. Wright’s wife, Mary Wright, held the Bible and looked on. HCPS Board Members: Mrs. Sheila J. Porter, Chair, Mr. David Shields, Vice-Chair, Mr. Dennis Deloatch and Mr. J. Wendell Hall

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Hooray for Hertford