Department Head

Chris Sivills, Principal
Chris Sivills


The Academic department serves both the students in Kindergarten through 12th grade.

The elementary school curriculum includes K- 5th grade. Instruction in all academic areas is provided by a classroom teacher and an educational developmental assistant using small group learning strategies.  There are four core subject areas which consist of English Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies. In addition, the students receive ASL development, Computer Basics, Physical Education, and have access to a Media Center.

Some of the resources we use include McGraw Hill – Open Court Reading Series, Touch Math, ORIGO Steppingstone Math, and Bilingual Grammar Curriculum.

The middle school curriculum includes 6th – 8th grade. Instruction is provided by classroom teachers who specialize in the four core subject areas of English, Science, Social Studies, and Mathematics. The middle school students participate in Physical Education, Computer, Robotics, and ASL classes. The Media Center is available for research and to enhance their education. Middle school resources include McGraw Hill – Open Court Reading Series, ORIGO Education Math and Bilingual Grammar Curriculum, and Design Labs for Science.

The high school curriculum includes 9th – 12th grade. Students receive credits for the classes they take to prepare them to graduate in either the Future Ready Course of Study or the Occupational course of Study. All must earn at least 22 credits and complete a CPR class to graduate from high school.  There are four core subject areas which are taught in high school. These subjects consist of English, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. The students also have Physical Education classes. The Career and Technology Education (CTE) courses and programs provide courses in Automotive, Agriculture and Horticulture, Adobe and Microsoft Applications, and Programming.


Monday-Friday 7:30AM-4:00PM


Vestal, McAdams, Alford, Massey Media Center


  • Chris Sivills, Principal
    Phone: 252-237-2450 Ext. 325
    Fax: 252-265-4578

  • Linda Harris, Administrative Assistant to the School Principal 
    Phone: 252-206-7358 Ext. 277

  • Jet Jones, Social Worker
    Phone: 252-237-2450 Ext. 299

  • Tracy Cockrell, Nurse
    Phone: 252-237-2450 Ext. 354