K-12

Enrollment

New Student Enrollment for the 2024-2025 School Year

Starting June 3rd, new student enrollment for the 2024-2025 school year will begin. Please note that we will no longer be using Scribbles for our enrollment applications.

How to Enroll:

  • Visit your local school site to obtain an enrollment packet.

  • Alternatively, you can contact a data manager to request the enrollment packet be sent to you via email or mail.

This process will remain in place until we transition to Infinite Campus. We will continue to provide updates regarding any changes to the enrollment process. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Click tab below for Withdrawals/ Student District Release

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School

Data Manager

Phone

312

CF Pope Elementary

Teresa Waddell

259-0145

316

Burgaw Middle

Chanequa Corbett

259-0149

318

Cape Fear Elementary

Vacant

602-3767

320

Cape Fear Middle

Jen Julien

602-3334

321

Heide Trask High

Lakirah Simpson

602-6810

323

North Topsail Elementary

Melanie Jordan

270-0694

324

Malpass Corner Elementary

Ameria Hansley

283-5889

326

Pender High

Mandy Baker

259-0162

327

Pender Early College High

Sandra Robinson

362-7926

328

Penderlea Elementary

Candace McQueen

285-2761

330

PILA - All Grades

Jan Richardson

789-6073

332

Rocky Point Elementary

Shawana Rivas

675-2309

342

Topsail High

Adrienne Putrino

270-2755

342

Topsail High

Melinda Johnson

270-2755

344

Topsail Annandale Elementary

Julie Martine

270-1977

346

Topsail Middle

Tammy Bryan

270-2612

347

South Topsail Elementary

Angelica London

270-2756

348

West Pender Middle

Sharon "Denise" Lewis

789-6060

350

Surf City Elementary

Pam Brazelton

928-0069

352

Surf City Middle

Tamara Myrka

928-0087

Beginning of Year Information Updates

Updated Information coming soon.....

Records Request

Exceptional Children's Program

Exceptional Children's Program classes are not an application process, but a qualification process through referral, testing, eligibility and placement meetings via the EC Department.

  • Must be 3 years old to start services

  • Must have qualifying Individualized Education Plan (IEP)

  • Not all IEPs require placement in a classroom, some services can be provided on site on a schedule

  • Each child's schedule is based on their needs, service time varies from child to child

Preschool

Apply for Preschool

Our preschool program is a full-day program with experienced, licensed teachers that enables children to engage in an exciting curriculum and a stimulating learning environment.

There are different preschool options: see the details below for information on all of them.

Qualifying for NC PreK and Head Start requires children to be 4 (3 or 4 for Head Start) by August 31st of the school year. See the information below for more risk factors associated with qualifying for these programs.

Families with an email address can now apply ONLINE. Click on the following links:

ENGLISH APPLY ONLINE or ESPANOL APLICA ONLINE

If you do not have online access, please contact Alison Davis to complete the application over the phone, (910) 259-7603.

We accept applications year-round! Complete your application as soon as possible.

It is not a first-come, first-served application process; families must qualify, but timing is important, do not wait until the summer to apply!

Contact the preschool office with any questions, (910) 259-7603.

Pender County Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, immigrant status, English-speaking status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal or N.C. law in its programs or activities. For questions regarding the nondiscrimination policies, call 910-259-2187, or write Pender County Schools.

The school system retains control over what links will be placed on system-related websites; however, the linked sites themselves are not under the control of the school system, its agents or its employees. The school system is not responsible for the contents or any linked site, any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. The school system provides links as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of the site by the school system. The school system reserves the right to remove or restrict any links.

Head Start Information

  • 3 or 4 by August 31

  • 100% of poverty level and below(see Poverty Guidelines)

  • Homeless

  • Receive Public Assistance (TANF, SSI, SNAP)

  • Family status (single, step, foster)

  • English language learner

  • Identified disability (IEP)

  • Chronic health problem

  • Family education level

Head Start classrooms are blended with NC PreK and are located at the following sites:

  • Cape Fear Elementary

  • CF Pope Elementary

  • Malpass Corner Elementary

  • Rocky Point Elementary

  • South Topsail Elementary

  • Surf City Elementary

NC Pre-K Information

  • 4 by August 31

  • 75% state median income level

  • Identified disability (IEP)

  • English language learner

  • Educational need

  • Chronic health problem

  • Military

Classrooms which are NC PreK funded are required to be NC childcare licensed; all 8 licensed NC PreK sites are 4 or 5-star centers.

SCHOOL SYSTEM PRESCHOOL (Head Start/NC Pre-K):

  • Cape Fear Elementary

  • CF Pope Elementary

  • Malpass Corner Elementary

  • Rocky Point Elementary

  • South Topsail Elementary

  • Surf City Elementary

SUB-CONTRACT NC Pre-K Sites (private childcare centers):

  • Creative Minds

  • Little Town Learning Center