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Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Helps Some Families Pay for Food

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.

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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. 

Learn more here!

Top 5

Dare County Schools was ranked in the top 5 public school districts in North Carolina by a 2017 report from the Public School Forum. 

View the full report here.

Coastal Studies Program

Cape Hatteras Secondary School offers students an exciting opportunity to partner with a local Coastal Studies Institute to learn more about the rich ecosystems on the Outer Banks. 

Learn more here. 


Students in Dare County Schools graduate at significantly higher rates than other districts in North Carolina. 

See how it happens.


All schools in Dare County meet or exceed growth each year. Manteo High School is one of the few schools in North Carolina to receive a school grade of A+. 

See how we do it.

Dare Education Foundation

Dare County Schools is one of the few public school districts in the nation to have a public education foundation. 

Learn how the foundation supports our students.


Our high schools are nationally recognized for high SAT scores and high college acceptance rates. 

See what the data says.

Teacher Housing Units

Teachers that work for Dare County Schools have the option of living in one of our teacher housing apartment complexes. This is just one of the many advantages of working in Dare County Schools! 

Learn More About Teacher Housing.