For Moore County, quality education is the foundation for success. With an impressive sweep of outstanding institutions to choose from, Moore County is a place that embodies excellence and a place of equal opportunity for hungry minds to be intellectually stimulated. From preschool to higher education, the County thrives in opportunity. Moore County participates in the state’s Smart Start program, a nationally recognized and award winning early childhood initiative designed to ensure young children enter school healthy and ready to succeed. The growing public school system places the highest value on offering a comprehensive curriculum to its students and is complimented by the faith-based, private or home schooling opportunities. Upon graduation students have a wide variety of higher education institutions to choose from in the community. To learn more about some of the options in Moore County, check out the list of educational members listed below.


Public Schools

Moore County Schools


Charter and Private Schools

The Academy of Moore County

The Episcopal Day School, Inc

Longleaf Academy

The O’Neal School

Pope John Paul II Catholic School

Sandhills Classical Christian School

Sandhills Theatre Arts Renaissance School


Post-Secondary Education

Fayetteville State University

Sandhills Community College

St. Andrews Presybterian College

University of North Carolina – Pembroke