Moore County's Military Families page

Military Families

Moore County Schools works closely with Fort Bragg and the surrounding military communities to provide transitioning and current military families with local and national resources ensuring student success. On this page, you will find a current list of programs and services for area military families including current enrollment guidelines.

We hope that this information will assist you in making a seamless transition into our school family. If you have any questions that may not be answered on this page, please feel free to contact Rollie Sampson, Moore County School system's Military Family Liaison, at 910.947.2976.

Survey Impact Aid Survey

Federal Impact Aid is designed to assist local school districts that have lost tax revenue due to the presence of tax-exempt federal property, or experienced increased costs due to the enrollment of federally connected children. Active duty military, contractors or subcontractors for the federal government, civilian workers on federal property and those who live in federal housing are eligible. Click here to learn more about the Impact Aid Survey or download a form,

Military Families Military Family Council

The Military Family Council (MFC) is comprised of volunteer military family members from each school acting as a point of contact for incoming and currently enrolled military-connected families. The purpose of the MFC it to be a resource for military families to ask questions and find support, advocate on behalf of our military families and collaborate with Moore County Schools to identify the needs of military students. For meeting dates and times, please visit Military Family Council.

MCS Patriot Foundation Scholarship

Interested in receiving free college money for your dependent children?
If you are a Soldier in Transition assigned or attached to the Warrior Transition Battalion, you qualify.

MCS Resources

MCS Enrolling Your Child
The information provided on this page will be useful as you register your child for any grade, Kindergarten through 12th. Please note that any child who will enter kindergarten in the fall must be five years of age on or before August 31 of that year.

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Excused Absences

This memorandum of understanding, signed by School Superintendent Dr. Bob Grimesy and Fort Bragg Garrison Commander Colonel Jeffrey Sanborn, establishes procedures governing children of soldiers receiving excused absences during block leave post-deployment.


Area Resources

MCS Area Military Installations
Fort Bragg
isthe home of the XVIII Airborne Corps, 82nd Airborne Division and the Special Operations Command. Pope Field is located south of Moore County in Fayetteville, North Carolina and is operated by the U.S. Army as part Fort Bragg. Camp Mackall is an U.S. Army training facility located just south of the town of Southern Pines, also close to Fort Bragg.

MCS Fort Bragg School Support Services
The Fort Bragg School Support Services provides a wide range of services for students of military families, including transition support, deployment resources, local and regional camps, impact aid and assistance to military families with school-related issues. The School Liaison Officer coordinates with local school systems working closely with community leaders to forge partnerships between local schools and the military community.

MCS Moore Alive
A source for families interested in moving to Moore County and those that live here. Learn about major industries, recreation, healthcare and volunteering.

. Pinehurst, Southern Pines and Aberdeen Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Visitor information for Pinehurst, Southern Pines and Aberdeen area of Moore County. Here you will find information about things to do, dining and shopping, area lodging, news and events.

MCS Sandhills Kids
Community members can sign up free of charge to obtain a SandhillsKids discount card, subscribe to a helpful e-newsletter list, view area and community events and get information about summer camps.

National Resources

MCS Military Child Education Coalition
The work of the Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) is focused on ensuring quality educational opportunities for all military children affected by mobility, family separation and transition. Their vision is to serve as a model of positive leadership and advocacy for ensuring inclusive, quality educational opportunities for all military-connected children.

MCS Military Impacted Schools Association
Military Impacted Schools Association (MISA) is a national organization of school superintendents. Their mission is to serve school districts with a high concentration of military children. MISA is also part of the National Association of Federally Impacted Schools (NAFIS).

MCS Military Interstate Children's Compact Commission
Addressing challenges military families encounter due to frequent relocations in service to our country.

MCS Military OneSource
Military OneSource is a confidential Department of Defense-funded program providing comprehensive information on every aspect of military life at no cost to active duty, National Guard and reserve members and their families. Informative topics on this site include, deployment, reunion, relationships, grief, spouse employment and education, parenting and childhood services.

MCS for US Military Families
Get homework and studying help from a professional tutor any time you need it. Free for students in Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, National Guard and Reserve families. Expert tutors are online 24/7 and available to help in more than 16 subjects, including test prep, proofreading, math, science, English and social studies. is funded by the Department of Defense MWR Library Program, Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program and the Navy General Library Program.

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