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Camden County Schools (North Carolina)

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Type  Public
Superintendent  Melvin Hawkins
Teachers  126.09 (on FTE basis)
Budget  18.39 million USD
Number of students  1,958
Staff  132.99
Grades  PK–12
District ID  3700600
Student-teacher ratio  15.53:1
Accreditation  AdvancED
Schools  5
Camden County Schools (North Carolina)

Camden County Schools is a PK–12 graded school district serving Camden County, North Carolina. Its five schools serve 1,958 students as of the 2010–2011 school year.

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Map of Camden County Schools, NC, USA

History

The Camden County Schools system was really a small system with only three schools (one each of elementary, middle, and high schools) as late as 2006. By 2008, however, the system had added a new high school and an intermediate elementary school.

Student demographics

For the 2013–2014 school year, Camden County Schools had a total population of 1,903 students and 126.09 teachers on a (FTE) basis. This produced a student-teacher ratio of 15.17:1. For the 2010-2011 school year, out of the student total, the gender ratio was 50% male to 40% female. The demographic group makeup was: White, 79%; Black, 13%; Hispanic, 3%; American Indian, 0%; and Asian/Pacific Islander, 1% (two or more races: 3%). For the same school year, 31.22% of the students received free and reduced-cost lunches.

Governance

The primary governing body of Camden County Schools follows a council–manager government format with a five-member Board of Education appointing a Superintendent to run the day-to-day operations of the system. The school system currently resides in the North Carolina State Board of Education's First District.

Board of Education

The five members of the Board of Education generally meet on the second Thursday of each month. The current members of the board are: Chris M. Wilson (Chair), Christian Overton (Vice-Chair), Steve M. Needham, Jason A. Banks, and Sissy Aydlett.

Superintendent

The current superintendent of Camden County Schools is Melvin Hawkins. He was appointed in August, 2010, to replace former superintendent Ron Melchiorre. Hawkins was previously the principal at Camden County High School.

Member schools

Camden County Schools has four schools ranging from pre-kindergarten to twelfth grade. Those four schools are separated into two high schools, one middle school, and two elementary schools. All of the schools are located near the town of Camden.

High schools

  • Camden County High School, grades 9–12
  • CamTech High School, grades 9–12
  • Middle schools

  • Camden Middle School, grades 7–8
  • Elementary schools

  • Camden Intermediate School, grades 4–6
  • Grandy Primary School, grades K–3
  • Athletics

    According to the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, for the 2015–2016 school year:

  • Camden High is a 1A school in the Coastal 10 Conference.
  • CamTech High does not have athletic teams.
  • References

    Camden County Schools (North Carolina) Wikipedia


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