Award Year: 2015

Chocowinity Primary School

606 Gray Road
Chocowinity, NC, 27817-0159

(252) 946-3881

Mrs. Alicia Woolard Vosburgh, Principal at time of Nomination

Title I School

Beaufort County Schools

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Our MISSION at CPS is to provide an environment that meets the diverse needs of all students to become well-rounded, effective 21st century citizens.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 32%
  • White: 52%
  • Hispanic: 12%
  • Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Native American: 1%
  • Two or more races: 1%
  • ELL: 1%
  • Economically Disadvantaged: %
Educating every child, every day, whatever it takes.

Educating every child, every day, whatever it takes.

In the rural area of Chocowinity, North Carolina, Chocowinity Primary School (CPS) is a community school marked by its welcoming atmosphere and dedication to positive student performance. Parents and visitors are part of a “family” and valued as a vital part of student achievement. Teachers, students, parents, and the larger community work together to build a safe and welcoming environment, while maintaining high expectations for students and teachers. The cultural and socioeconomic diversity of the school challenges staff and helps form a cohesive learning team. The community takes an active interest in supporting the school's goals by providing financial assistance and sending volunteers to work with children and teachers. Collaboration is at the heart of the school's instructional practice and all teachers work together to instill a love of learning in every student. The dedicated staff adheres to curriculum standards and maximizes instructional time to ensure success at all levels. Data are consistently analyzed and effectively used to plan instruction that challenges each student to reach their highest potential. CPS is dedicated to educating the whole child and ensuring all student needs are met with a “catch them before they fall” approach to provide a school climate where each student can learn in an atmosphere of understanding, achievement, acceptance, and love. Throughout the district, CPS is known for its outstanding student growth and performance and currently holds the honor of North Carolina Title 1 Distinguished School.