Hertford County Public Schools

All In For Learning

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


  • Transcripts cost $5 beginning October 3, 2016.

    Effective October 3, 2016 transcripts will cost $5.

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  • New "BEARS" Athletic Website

    Fans of Bear Athletics can now follow their favorite team by subscribing to updates courtesy of our new athletics webpage. By creating an account, fans can receive game alerts for postponements and cancellations. Scores and schedules, along with announcements and photos for HCHS athletic events can also be found on the page. Links for articles about local, state and national sports stories are provided courtesy of USA Today. The new page can be found at http://hertfordathletics.com/

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  • Register For Effective Teacher Training @ RCCC

    Effective Teaching Training will be held at RCCC from September 20- October 19, 2016 on Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. You can register Now through September 16,2016. Classes will be held in Jernigan 104 and the cost is $140.00. This is the last class of 2016. Please contact Shirley Gay at 252-862-1200 with any questions.

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  • Stuff the Bus - September 20, 2016 @ Ahoskie Walmart

    If there is a business, that wishes to participate but cannot attend the "Stuff the Bus" Campaign at Walmart in Ahoskie on September 20, 2016, please call one of the numbers on the flyer and a bus will stop by your business to pick up your donations of school supplies.

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  • New Administrator named

    August 22, 2016-At the Board of Education meeting an Assistant Principal was named. Camille Moore, Guidance Counselor for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will assume the role as Assistant Principal at AES. She will begin her new role on September, 23 2016.

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  • 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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  • 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

  • Erika Stephenson, HCPS Teacher of the Year

    HCPS Teacher of the Year, 2015-16 Ms. Erika Stephenson

    Professional Biography Like many children, I played school when I was young and enjoyed to “play” the teacher. However, as time passed, I became a writer and more interested in journalism, so my plan was to become a Journalist after graduating from college. For some reason, during my junior year of college I began taking education courses as thoughts of teaching filled my mind once

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