Moore County's About Us page

About Us

Moore County Schools offers a comprehensive curriculum K-12 that includes workforce development, programs for special needs and gifted students and arts education. All three high schools offer a variety of Advanced Placement course, as well as other academically challenging opportunities for all students.

The district's students have consistently met or exceeded growth expectations in the state's "ABCs" accountability program.

Moore County Schools supports the efforts of teachers pursuing National Board Certification.

Moore County, North Carolina, is economically diverse and noted for its high quality of life. Although agriculture has always played an important part in the county's economics, today's major industries include tourism, health care and education.

Pinehurst, home of the 2014, 2005 and 1999 U.S. Open Golf Championships, is world renowned for golf and recreation. Sandhills Community College, the first community college in the state, is recognized as one of the premier community colleges in the nation.


Moore County Schools will ensure that educational experiences inspire students to reach their full potential and lead productive lives in an ever-changing world.

Mission Statement

Moore County Schools creates a supportive, engaging, and safe learning environment that builds knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for future success.

Core Beliefs

We believe successful schools are essential for thriving communities, and that

  • every student can learn and succeed, regardless of socio-economic status, race, and ethnicity;
  • all staff are empowered to meet the diverse learning needs of our students;
  • resources are provided so students and staff of all backgrounds and abilities can be successful;
  • students should come to school and feel safe, secure, and cared for;
  • we are a partnership with students, parents, and community; and
  • we are accountable for the education of our students.
  • Moore County Schools
  • 5277 Hwy. 15-501 South, Carthage, NC28327
  • 910-947-2976
  • 910-947-3011
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