Northampton County Education


  • Elementary (Grades K-6 six schools)
  • Middle (Grades 7-8 two schools)
  • Senior High (Grades 9-12 two schools)
  • Annual Budget approximately 25 million dollars
  • Approximate Enrollment 3,900 children


  • Northeast Academy (Grades K-12)


  • KIPP Gaston


  • Roanoke Chowan Community College in Ahoskie, NC
  • Halifax Community College in Weldon, NC
  • Saint Augustine in Raleigh, NC

Universities (all located within 90 miles)

  • University North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC
  • North Carolina State Universityin Raleigh, NC
  • Duke University in Durham, NC
  • East Carolina University in Greenville, NC
  • Chowan University in Murfreesboro, NC
  • Shaw University in Raleigh, NC
  • Elizabeth City State University in Elizabeth City, NC

Northampton County NC Waterways

  • Roanoke River - Located in Northampton County. Stripper Fishing. At its best. Also noted for Fly Fishing, Kayaking and Canoeing
  • Meherrin River - Located in Northampton and Hertford Counties
  • Chowan River - Located in Hertford County 30 miles from Northampton County