Bertie County Schools
Bertie County Schools
Bertie County is home to approximately 20,874 people spread out over 741 square miles of beautiful Northeastern North Carolina. It is bordered on the west and south by the Roanoke River and on the east by the Chowan River. Surrounding counties include: Chowan, Hertford, Washington, Martin, Halifax, and Northampton. US 17, the "Ocean Highway," runs through Bertie County on its way from Wilmington to Elizabeth City. Windsor, the county seat and the largest town in the county, is home to four of our nine schools, as well as Bertie Memorial Hospital and local government operations. One of the area's largest employers is a Perdue Chicken processing plant located in Lewiston-Woodville. Bertie County also includes the towns of Askewville, Aulander, Colerain, Merry Hill, Kelford, Powellsville, and Roxobel. The economy is based largely on agriculture, with primary crops including corn, soybeans, tobacco, and cotton. Local attractions in Bertie County, North Carolina include sites for history buffs and sites for nature lovers. Those interested in history will enjoy touring the twenty-three sites included on the National Register of Historic Places, including Historic Hope Plantation. Those interested in nature will enjoy the Roanoke River National Wildlife Refuge and the Cashie Wetlands Walk. Bertie County Schools consists of four elementary schools (Aulander Elementary, Colerain Elementary, West Bertie Elementary, and Windsor Elementary), one middle school (Bertie Middle), and three high schools (Bertie High, Bertie Early College High, and Bertie STEM High).
The Mission of Bertie County Schools Guided by innovative, effective leaders in partnership with parents and community members, Bertie County Schools will provide high quality, rigorous, student-centered learning opportunities that will prepare our students for life in our ever-changing world. The Vision of Bertie County Schools ENGAGED Students + QUALIFIED Personnel + INVOLVED Parents + SUPPORTIVE Community = GRADUATES, College, Career and Life Ready!
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Bertie County Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, or national origin.