North Carolina announced it will continue to provide additional benefits through the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program to help families purchase food for children whose access to free and reduced-priced meals at school has been impacted by virtual learning for the 2020 to 2021 school year due to COVID-19. Learn more here.
Learn more about our plan to reopen schools to in-person learning beginning on March 1, 2021.
DCS is offering webinars that are designed to help parents and guardians support their children during remote learning. Sign-up here!
Dual Language Immersion
Dare County Schools is excited to offer parents the option of enrolling their rising kindergarten and first-grade students in a Spanish Dual Language classroom.
Dare County Schools was ranked in the top 5 public school districts in North Carolina by a 2017 report from the Public School Forum.
Coastal Studies Program
The Cape Hatteras community is surrounded by an amazing marine ecosystem and this present tremendous learning opportunities for our students. Through an exciting partnership with a local Coastal Studies Institute, we are taking our students into nature's classroom.
Students in Dare County Schools graduate at significantly higher rates than other districts in North Carolina.
Our high schools are nationally recognized for high SAT scores and high college acceptance rates.