Cumberland County Schools

Cumberland County Schools

Cumberland County Schools (CCS) is a school district encompassing the entirety of Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States.

Cumberland County Schools' headquarters are located in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Cumberland County Schools has schools located in all cities and towns of Cumberland County. CCS operates a total of 90 schools, 54 elementary schools, 15 middle schools, 13 high schools, 1 year round classical, 1 evening academy, 1 web academy and five special schools.



  • Elementary schools: 54
  • Middle schools: 15
  • High schools: 13
  • Year round Classical schools: 1
  • Evening Academies: 1
  • Web Academy: 1
  • Special schools: 5
  • Total number of schools: 90

Student enrollment

  • Pre-Kindergarten students: 834
  • Elementary school students (K-5): 24,516
  • Middle school students (6-8): 12,157
  • High school students (9-12): 16,405
  • Total Number of students: 53,912


Employees (full time)

  • Teachers: 3,456
  • Other Student/Support Staff: 1595
  • Administrative/Office Staff: 1,662
  • Total Number of Employees: 6,713

Total operating budget

  • State: $228,029,120
  • Federal: $38,003,218
  • Local: $84,399,496
  • Total: $350,431,834
  • Federally Connected Students: 16,494
  • Per Pupil Expenditure: $7,039.00
  • Graduates: (Class of 2004)
  • Total Number of Graduates: 3,180
  • Students Continuing their Education: 2,648
  • Military Academy Appointments: 8
  • Scholarship Totaling: $24,706,832
  • Drop out Rate: 2.51%
  • Total Number of Graduates: 3,180

Cumberland County Schools is broken into 10 attendance areas, although as a "school of choice", school system, students may attend any school in a district that offers them program, so long as they have transportation to and from school if they live out of the district which is usually the case. (e.g. students from Hope Mills may attend Grays Creek High School, even if they live in the South View High School District, so long as they get a ride to school.)

Attendance area one

Attendance Area 1 is located in Northern Cumberland County, traditionally containing a few of the wealthiest people in Cumberland County, as well as the very low-income towns of Spring Lake and Linden.

  • Pine Forest High
  • Pine Forest Middle
  • Spring Lake Middle
  • Mae Rudd Williams School
  • College Lakes Elementary
  • Howard Hall Elementary
  • Lillian Black Elementary
  • Long Hill Elementary
  • Manchester Elementary
  • Raleigh Road Elementary
  • W.T. Brown Elementary

Attendance area two

Attendance Area 2 is located in west Cumberland County, containing mainly median income families. This area also contains the Cumberland townships of Fenix and 71st.

  • Seventy First High
  • Anne Chesnutt Middle
  • Lewis Chapel Middle
  • Seventy First Classical Middle
  • Bill Hefner Elementary
  • Brentwood Elementary
  • E.E. Miller Elementary
  • Loyd Auman Elementary
  • Rock Fish Elementary

Attendance area three

Attendance Area 3 is located in Hope Mills, receiving median to high wealth income students from southern Fayetteville and northern Hope Mills.

  • Jack Britt High
  • John Griffin Middle
  • E. Melvin Honeycutt Elementary
  • Lake Rim Elementary
  • Stoney Point Elementary

Attendance area four

Attendance Area 4 is located in Hope Mills receiving low to median wealth students. This area consists of Central and Southern Hope Mills as well as the parts of Parkton that lie in Cumberland County.

Attendance area five

Attendance Area 5 is located in Central Cumberland County, receiving median income students. This area consists of Massey Hill, Owens, Bordeaux, Lafayette Village, Montclair, Ashton Forest and Evergreen Estates.

  • Douglas Byrd High
  • Cumberland Evening Academy
  • Howard Health & Life Sciences
  • Massey Hill Classical High
  • Douglas Byrd Middle
  • Ireland Drive Middle
  • Cumberland Mills Elementary
  • Cumberland Road Elementary
  • J.W. Coon Elementary
  • Mary McArthur Elementary
  • Montclair Elementary
  • Sherwood Park Elementary
  • William H. Owen Elementary

Attendance area six

Attendance Area 6 located east of the Cape Fear River and downtown Fayetteville. This area receives students in all income classes. This is the largest attendance area in Cumberland County, but not the one with the most students.

  • Cape Fear High School
  • Mac Williams Middle
  • Armstrong Elementary
  • Beaver Dam Elementary
  • District 7 Elementary
  • Eastover Central Elementary
  • Seabrook Elementary
  • Stedman Primary
  • Stedman Elementary
  • Sunnyside Elementary

Attendance area seven

Attendance Area 7 is located in Gray's Creek NC in southern Cumberland County. This area consists of a mix of low income and high income students.

  • Gray's Creek High
  • Gray's Creek Middle
  • Gallberry Farm Elementary
  • Gray's Creek Elementary

Attendance area eight

Attendance Area 8 is located just south of Fort Bragg North Carolina.

  • Westover High
  • Westover Middle
  • Ben Martin Elementary
  • Cliffdale Elementary
  • Morganton Road Elementary
  • Ponderosa Elementary

Attendance area nine

Attendance Area 9 is located just west of downtown Fayetteville.

  • Terry Sanford High
  • Max Abbott Middle
  • A. B. Wilkins Elementary
  • Alma Easom Elementary
  • Ashley Elementary
  • Glendale Acres Elementary
  • Pauline Jones Elementary
  • Teresa Berrien Elementary
  • Vanstory Hills Elementary
  • Walker-Spivey School

Attendance area ten

Attendance Area 10 is located in the college area of Fayetteville.

  • E.E. Smith High
  • Cross Creek Early College High School
  • Fuller Performance Learning Center High School
  • Ramsey Street High
  • Reid Ross Classical
  • Ramsey Street Middle
  • Ferguson Easley Elementary
  • Hillsboro Street Elementary
  • Lucile Souders Elementary
  • Margaret Willis Elementary
  • Nick Jeralds Middle
  • Warrenwood Elementary
  • Westarea Elementary

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