Oriental, North Carolina 

In Oriental, it's all about the water!


Arapahoe Charter School
The Arapahoe Charter School ( ACS ) is a K-8 public school of choice welcoming students of all races, creeds, and abilities. Parents, teachers, and members of the community are involved in the governance of the school and share in the responsibility for the educational achievements.

Odyssey of the Mind
The Arapahoe Charter School has been an active participant in this creativity-inspiring international challenge for the past few years sometimes fielding as many as eight teams in one year.  Check out the Odyssey of the Mind at the Regional, State, and International levels.       

Pamlico County Schools

Pamlico County Primary School
      Pre-K through 2nd Grade
Fred Anderson Elementary School
     Grades 3-5
Pamlico Middle School
     Grades 6-8
Pamlico High School
     Grades 9-12

Pamlico Community College

The smallest community college in the North Carolina College system, Pamlico Community College (PCC) is building fast.  Its mission is "to provide accessible and affordable quality education, workforce training, and lifelong learning opportunities" for the local community.  PCC plays an important role in the lives of young people starting their careers, those changing careers, individuals committed to life-long learning, and even those dreamers who want to build their own boat...and sail in it.  The curriculum and faculty are as diverse as the community, serving residents at many levels from offering GED training to Associate Degrees to EMS certifications.   

PCC Small Business Center

The Small Business Center at Pamlico Community College supports the development of new businesses and the growth of existing businesses.  PCC/SBC provides free, confidential counseling services for new and existing businesses on an as-needed basis.  The center consults on ideas and concerns aspiring entrepreneurs may have about their business ideas.
Contact:  sjohnson-clark@pamlicocc.edu  

Craven Community College

East Carolina University - Greenville

University of North Carolina - Wilmington

University of North Carolina - Greensboro

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

North Carolina State University - Raleigh



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