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    Gates County Public Schools
    205 Main Street/P.O. Box 125
    Gatesville, NC  27938
    Phone:  (252) 357-1113
    Fax:      (252) 357-0207

    District Office Hours

    Monday-Friday:  8:00 am to 4:30 pm


     Teachers of the Year


     Avis Holley Kim Kirby

     Avis Holley, Buckland Elementary      Kimberly Kirby, Gatesville Elementary


    Mary Hobbs Deidra House

    Mary Hobbs, T.S. Cooper Elem.        Deirdre House, Central Middle      


                                    Sherri Russell  

                                      Sherri Russell, Gates County High


    Support Staff of the Year

    Sharon Riddick Ginny Cowper

    Sharon Riddick, Buckland Elementary                  Ginny Cowper, Gatesville Elementary


    Lisa Copeland Paula Walker

    Lisa Copeland, T.S. Cooper Elementary                             Paula Walker, Central Middle


                                                Wendy Cox

                                                          Wendy Cox, Gates County High


     Volunteers of the Year


    Karen Tipton    Anna Ewell

    Karen Tipton, T.S. Cooper Elementary             Anna Ewell, Central Middle


      Maegan Watson    Beth Ross

      Maegan Watson, Gates County High          Beth Ross, Buckland Elementary


    NOT PICTURED:  Tracey Carr, Gatesville Elementary Volunteer of the Year



    NC Association of School Administrators

    Legislative Update

    Information on COVID 19 Relief Funding for NC Public Schools and Other Policy Changes


    Click Here for Update  





    Grading for Graduating Seniors

    Class of 2020

    Click Here for Frequently Asked Questions




    Gates County Schools Remote Learning Plan

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  • Coronavirus Resources:

    CDC - Resource Link 

    NCDHHS - Resource Link

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  • Gates County Preschool Program
    The Gates County Preschool Program is still taking preschool student applications for the 2020-2021 school year.  You can download an application by clicking on the link:
    If you have any questions, please contact Lori Ward at 252-357-4133 or by email at
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    May 13, 2020

    Ray Felton, Chairman of the Gates County Board of Education, announces that the June Regular Session Board of Education Meeting will be held electronically on Monday, June 8, 2020, beginning with a Closed Session at 9:00 a.m., to discuss confidential personnel matters, as allowed by NCGS 143-318.11(a)(6), followed by an Open Session at 10:00 a.m.

    Board Members will participate by computer

    The Closed Session is not open to the public.

    For Log-in instructions, please contact:

    Cathy Riddick, Adm. Asst. to the Superintendent

    (252) 357-1113 Ext. 33

    Public Comments can be submitted up to 24 hours after the meeting.

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  • 2020 Census Information

    Please Click Here

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  • Triennial Assessment Report for Student Wellness

    Lead Wellness Official:

    Jeremy Wright, Director of Student Services


    Please click here to view Report

    Please click here to view Policy 6140 Student Wellness


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