Growing Greatness

  • Our Mission

    It is the mission of Scotland County Schools to develop responsible, productive citizens by providing an excellent education for the children through engaging instruction.  Partnering with families and the community, we will ensure every child's academic, social, emotional, and physical needs are met in a safe, nurturing environment. 

  • We want to hear from you

    Superintendent, Dr. Takeda LeGrand, in partnership with the Board of Education and district leadership are soliciting your feedback and input as we work through the Strategic Planning process for Scotland County Schools. Please complete the survey below to make your feedback known. 

    Strategic Planning Community Feedback Survey

Latest News & Announcements

  • Scotland County Board of Education

    Liaison Committee

    Monday, May 10, 2021

    5:00 p.m. 

    The Scotland County Board of Education Liaison Committee will meet on Monday, May 10, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. in the A. B. Gibson Education Center, 322 Main Street, Laurinburg. 

    The meeting will be open to the public but with limited seating in order to honor social distancing requirements related to the Coronavirus pandemic. 

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    Scotland County Board of Education

    Regular Meeting

    Monday, May 10, 2021

    6:00 p.m. 

    The Scotland County Board of Education will meet in regular session on Monday, May 10, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. in the A. B. Gibson Education Center, 322 Main Street, Laurinburg. There will be a closed session for the purpose of discussing personnel and having consultation with the attorney as allowed under G. S. 143-318.11 (a) (3), and 143-318.11 (a) (6).   

    The meeting will be open to the public but with limited seating in order to honor social distancing requirements related to the Coronavirus pandemic.  The meeting will also be livestreamed to the public as well.  Click on the link below to view:

    If a member of the public is unable to join the meeting in person or view the meeting as it is airing live, they will still be able to click on the link and watch the recording at the conclusion of the meeting.  Please contact Miriam Davis at 910-277-4459, extension 306, with questions about how to access the meeting.




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  • Financial Aid Days

    Financial Aid Days May 19


    Richmond Community College is having two financial aid assistance days to help individuals and families with applying through FAFSA and scholarships.  You do not have to be a student or have applied to RichmondCC to receive assistance.

    May 18 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Hamlet Campus

    May 19 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Scotland County Campus


    Information about Financial Aid Day:

    Unlock the Mystery of Applying for Financial Aid. Dedicated staff will assist you with understanding and applying for financial aid. Having the following information and forms on-hand will help you fill out the 2021-2022 FAFSA:

    1. Your Social Security Number (can be found on Social Security card)
    2. Your driver’s license (if any)
    3. W-2 Forms from two years prior (2019) and other records of any money earned
    4. Your (and/or your parents’) Federal Income Tax Return from two years prior — IRS Form 1040.
    5. Any untaxed income records for two years prior (2018) — e.g., payments to tax deferred pension and savings plans, tax exempt interest and child support received in 2019
    6. Records of taxable earnings from Federal Work-Study or other need-based work programs in 2019
    7. Records of any grants, scholarships, and fellowship aid that was included in your or your parents’ 2019 adjusted gross income (AGI)
    8. Any current bank statements
    9. Any current business and investment mortgage information, business and farm records, stock, bonds and other investment records
    10. Documentation that you are a U.S. permanent resident or other eligible noncitizen, if applicable

    This is a FREE event. For more information, go to

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  • Broadband Benefit Beginning May 12th


    This morning, the FCC announced that on May 12, 2021, eligible households will be able to apply for the Emergency Broadband Benefit.


    In announcing the official launch date, Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel stated: 


    “Families in every corner of the country have been struggling to get online throughout this pandemic. For those families, we now say help is around the corner. In less than two weeks, we will have a new way for disconnected Americans to access the internet to carry out their day-to-day life, so they can reach the virtual classroom, take advantage of telehealth, and seek new employment opportunities.” 


    Beginning on May 12 households can apply in three ways: 


    1.   Contact your preferred participating broadband provider directly to learn about their application process.  


    2.   Go to to apply online and to find participating providers near you. 


    3.   Call 833-511-0311 for a mail-in application, and return it along with proof of eligibility to: Emergency Broadband Support Center 

    P.O. Box 7081  

    London, KY 40742 

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  • Williams Named New Chief Human Resources Officer

    Dannie Williams


    At the April 26 meeting, the members of the Scotland County Board of Education announced Dr. Dannie T. Williams as the new Chief Human Resources Officer. Dr. Williams will begin his role June 1.

    Dr. Williams is a Franklin County native and currently serves as Chief Operations Officer with the Orange County School district.

    Dr. Williams stated, “I am very appreciative and excited to use my experiences to support the Scotland County School system and make contributions to the enhancement and success of the district.”

    Prior to working in Orange County, Dr. Williams served in the role of Administration in the following counties; Franklin, Lenoir, Hertford, Edgecombe and Nash.  He also served as an educational paraprofessional in Franklin county as a bus driver and teacher assistant.  Dr. Williams served as an elected official for three terms as a School Board Member At-Large in Franklin County.

    Dr. Williams holds his Bachelor’s degree from Shaw University, his Master’s, Specialist and Doctorate degrees from the School of Education at NC State University.

    Dr. Takeda LeGrand, superintendent said, “Dr. Williams’ experience in human resources, teacher recruitment and retention, leadership development, and community engagement will be instrumental to the future success of Scotland County Schools.”

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