Halifax County School District Board of Education Goals

Student Achievement
The Halifax County School District will drive accelerated achievement for all students to eliminate the achievement gap, with a focus on low performing schools, the well being of students, and professional development for teachers and other school personnel.

Fiscal Management
The Halifax County School District will ensure sound fiscal management through budgets and audits being in compliance with all governmental regulations and guidelines producing unqualified audits through internal audits; following a procedural manual for monthly, quarterly, and end of fiscal year audits.

Community Engagement
The Halifax County School District will use direct and indirect methods of communications to increase stakeholder awareness of factors that impact student achievement and ways to become involved in the educational process.

Recent News

Grant Opportunities

~Field Trip Grants offered by Target Corporate~
Each grant is valued up to $700.00.  Applications accepted between August 1, 2014 - September 30, 2014.  For additional information go to https://corporate.target.com/corporate-responsibility/grants/field-trip-grants.

~The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is accepting applications for the FY 2015 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program now through the program deadline of September 15, 2014.  For additional information go to http://www.imls.gov/applicants/detail.aspx?GrantId=9.

~NC electric cooperatives are offering Bright Ideas Education Grants to Tar Heel teachers in K-12 classrooms across the state.  Bright Ideas grants provide funding for innovative, classroom-based projects that would otherwise not be possible.  Applications accepted through September 2014.  For additional information go to www.ncbrightideas.com.


The Halifax County School District is in the process of preparing applications for federal funding in several areas of the school district programming.  Those areas include:  Title I Program Funds, School Improvement Funds, Title II Program Funds, Rural and Low Income Schools, Migrant Education Funds, Individuals with Disabilities Act, IDEA Part B, and federal funds for Career and Technical Education.  The applications describe how Halifax County proposes to use federal funds to impact student achievement for the 2014-2015 school year.  Interested stakeholders are invited to make comments and suggestions at the office of the Superintendent of Schools, 9525 Highway 301 South, Halifax, NC 27839.  For more information, call Mrs. Tyrana B. Battle at 252.583.5111 or email her at battlet@halifax.k12.nc.us.