Edgecombe County Public Schools' mission is to provide the highest quality education by creating life-long learners through comprehensive academic, athletic, cultural, and extra-curricular opportunities for the children of our community.

The school district's vision is to partner with the community, is a stable, safe and caring “hometown” learning environment that focuses on the changing needs of our students and achieves educational excellence.

The three public schools in the Macclesfield District are:

GW Carver Elementary School

South Edgecombe Middle School

SouthWest Edgecombe High School


South West Edgecombe High School
5912 NC-43
Pinetops, NC 27864
(252) 827-5016
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Ninth through Twelfth Grade

G. W. Carver Elementary School
700 E. Hamlet St.
Pinetops, NC 27864
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Kindergarten through Fifth Grade

South Edgecombe Middle School
230 Pinetops Crisp Rd
Pinetops, NC 27864

Grades Six through Eighth

Edgecombe Early College High School
2009 W. Wilson St
Tarboro, NC 27886

Early College