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Seymour Johnson Air Force Base

Goldsboro, North Carolina

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Schools & Education

School Liaison Officer
Airman and Family Readiness Center 
1200 Wright Brothers Avenue
Seymour Johnson AFB, NC 27531

Phone 919-722-0691
Phone (DSN) 312-722-0691
Fax 919-722-1126
Fax (DSN) 312-722-1126

Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:00pm
Sat & Sun - closed
Federal Holidays - closed

Public School

Goldsboro and Wayne County offers a wide range of schools in the area. The Wayne County public school system consists of 14 elementary schools, 10 middle schools and 8 high schools.

Students living in base housing will attend Meadow Lane Elementary School (PK-4), Greenwood Middle School (5-8), and Eastern Wayne High School (9-12).

"WAGES" Head Start is a comprehensive preschool program serving the needs of eligible three and four year olds. Call the Center at 919-734-1178, ext 218.

The Wayne County Public Schools operate on a Traditional School Calendar and a Non-Traditional School Calendar for the two non-traditional high schools. 

For registration of your child/children please contact the school and set up an appointment. Kindergarten students entering public school for the first time must be age five on or before 31 August to enter kindergarten. An official birth certificate and immunization records must be furnished at registration, along with proof of residence. Students whose families live on or near the base attend schools in the Eastern Wayne district. Meadow Lane Elementary School (PK-4) is located adjacent to the base. Greenwood Middle School (5-8), is located across the street from Meadow Lane Elementary, and both are located on E. Ash Street. Eastern Wayne High School (9-12), is located on New Hope Road about a 20-minute bus ride from the base. Depending on where the student lives in base housing, students may ride a bus or may walk to both Meadow Lane Elementary and Greenwood Middle and will be transported to Eastern Wayne High. Transportation (buses) is provided to students living at least 1 1/2 miles from school. Whatever district you reside in will dictate to which school your child will be transported.

Graduation Requirements

In order to graduate from a Wayne County Public Schools' high school students must meet the following requirements. Successful completion of all accountability standards for high school set out by the State Board of Education in policy GCS-N-003, Student Accountability Standards that are applicable for the year in which the student entered ninth grade for the first time and/or the student's course of study.

Successful completion of 24 course credits in the chosen course of study and all other course requirements mandated by the State Board of Education.

Successful completion of all additional courses and other requirements mandated by the Board of Education. 

Students enrolled in the Occupational Course of Study must complete 22 credits, present a Career Portfolio and complete Individual Education Program (IEP) objectives.

Special Education Programs

Special education programs are provided in the areas of gifted, learning disabled, mentally handicapped, emotionally handicapped. speech, visually and/or hearing impaired, physically handicapped, hospital/homebound, and preschool handicapped. Edgewood Community Developmental School is a day school serving children with special needs, ages 3-21. This school serves exceptional children identified as moderately, severely, or profoundly mentally handicapped as well as autistic students. The student ratio at the school is about 3:1 with student enrollment ranging from 100-110 students each year. Support services include speech therapy, occupational therapy, a registered nurse and a home-school coordinator. There is also one alternative school for grades 6-12, Wayne Academy. 

For information on "Transitioning New Students"," Wayne County Public School Calendar", "Enrollment Requirements", "Minimum Requirements for Graduation", "Student Accountability Standards" and "Dress Policy" visit the Wayne County Public Schools.

Private School

There are 8 private schools in Goldsboro.

Home Schooling

The North Carolina General Assembly allows home instruction, under certain conditions, as means of complying with compulsory school attendance requirements.

Adult Education

Wayne Community College is located approximately 7 miles from the base and has a broad range of programs from college courses, continuing education and basic skills classes.  English as a Second Language, GED classes and Adult High School Diploma programs are available for free, although there is a fee for materials. For more information on higher education classes contact the Base Education Office at 919-722-5800.

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