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.

  • About Us

    Hertford County is home to about 2,900 students and over 500 employees. Our district is accredited by AdvancEd. Our graduation rate is over 85%, our graduates attend college or some other form of higher education, join the military, or enter the workforce.

    Strong leadership

    The Hertford County Board of Education provides solid leadership in preparing our students to be productive citizens in a global society. A strategic plan guides district decision-making.

    All in for Learning
    Student learning is at the center of everything in our schools. Our schools regularly earn recognition for having test scores in the top ten school districts in the state. Kershaw County schools outperform the state average on state-issued report cards with 100% of the Absolute ratings issued being Excellent, Good or Average. Our graduating seniors earn over $11.6 million in college scholarships.

    Technology as a valuable resource
    The school district offers a full range of academic programs and extracurricular activities. All 7 schools are wireless and connected by a high-speed wide area network. Students and staff have full-time Internet access in classrooms, libraries and computer labs, including distance learning opportunities. Elementary and middle school students are served through technology on mobile carts.
    Outstanding workforce
    More than 60 percent of our teachers have 10 or more years’ of experience. Our teacher turnover rate is lower than the state of North Carolina.