New Hanover County Schools





#NHCSReadySetReturn - Frequently Asked Questions

NHCS is monitoring and will take into account changes in health trends, state and federal guidance, and input from staff and parents in planning for the 2020-2021 school year. The district is thoughtfully and deliberately creating new health protocols, new student and family supports, and new instructional strategies to deliver meaningful educational experiences in this unprecedented pandemic environment. 
The district will continue to provide families with the most up-to-date information.  Click the links below to access some of the most commonly asked questions related to school reopening 2020-2021.


Academic Instruction & Digital Learning


Operations (Child Nutrition, Transportation & Facilities)

Health and Safety


Virtual Academy

Face Coverings/Masks