FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Questions
1)  Where can parents go to learn how to use computers or to access a computer?
2)  Where can I find the bell schedule for my child's school?
3)  Where can I find contact information for each school?
4)  Where can I find the curriculum that will be covered for the K-12 program?
5)  When is my child eligible to enter kindergarten?
6)  Do the Harnett County Schools have a pre-kindergarten program?
7)  How do I register my child for kindergarten?
8)  Whom can I call about daycare for my child?
9)  Will Harnett County Schools accept any eighth grade credits?
10)  Where can I find the calendar for Harnett County Schools
11)  Where can I find driving directions for schools in Harnett County?
12)  Whom may I call to determine what school my child should attend?
13)  Where can I find web resources that are appropriate for my child?
14)  What requirements exist for participation in athletics?
15)  Where can military families find more information on available resources?
16)  Where can I find the high school graduation requirements for Harnett County Schools?
17)  What are the attendance requirements for Harnett County Schools?
18)  What are the operating hours for the Central Office?
19)  Where can I go to find information on how to help protect my child on the Internet?
 
Answers
1)  Q Where can parents go to learn how to use computers or to access a computer?
A
Click Below to learn about computer access and learning opportunities.
Computer Access - doc   Computer Access - pdf
2)  Q Where can I find the bell schedule for my child's school?
A
The bell schedules for all the Harnett County Schools can be found on the  School Information page.
3)  Q Where can I find contact information for each school?
A
Contact information for all Harnett County Schools can be found on the  School Information page.
4)  Q Where can I find the curriculum that will be covered for the K-12 program?
A
You would go to the curriculum web site for the State Department of Public Instruction .
5)  Q When is my child eligible to enter kindergarten?
A
According to North Carolina public school law, a child must be five on or before August 31 of the school year to be eligible to enroll in kindergarten.
6)  Q Do the Harnett County Schools have a pre-kindergarten program?
A
There is no pre-kindergarten program in our school system for 4 year olds unless they qualify for services in the preschool handicapped program.
7)  Q How do I register my child for kindergarten?
A

Each year, the schools announce the kindergarten registration for the coming school year. If this date, which is usually in early spring, has passed, then parents would need to enroll the child at the school. Parents must provide:
a. certified birth certificate
b. proof of address
c. shot records

8)  Q Whom can I call about daycare for my child?
A
You can call the Harnett County Partnership for Children/Resource and Referral at 910 893-7597
9)  Q Will Harnett County Schools accept any eighth grade credits?
A
Pre-secondary courses are not accepted at the secondary level.
10)  Q Where can I find the calendar for Harnett County Schools
A
Calendars for the current school year and the upcoming schol year (once approved) can be found on the District Calendar page.
11)  Q Where can I find driving directions for schools in Harnett County?
A
The  Driving Directions for all the Harnett County Schools can be found on the  School Information page.
12)  Q Whom may I call to determine what school my child should attend?
A
Contact the transportation office at 910-893-8151 ext. 309.
13)  Q Where can I find web resources that are appropriate for my child?
A
The Internet Resources page has valuable information and school appropriate links.
14)  Q What requirements exist for participation in athletics?
A
Athletic requirements can be found in student handbooks, which are available on the Handbook Page found on the County Schools information page.
15)  Q Where can military families find more information on available resources?
A
Military families can find more information on community and services on the Fort Bragg School Liaison Services web page.
16)  Q Where can I find the high school graduation requirements for Harnett County Schools?
A
High school graduation requirements can be found in any of the high school student handbooks, which are available on the Handbook Page or in the Student Promotion Policy in the online Board of Education Policy Handbook .
17)  Q What are the attendance requirements for Harnett County Schools?
A
The Student Attendance Policy, which can be found in the online Board of Education Policy Handbook , addresses attendance requirements.
18)  Q What are the operating hours for the Central Office?
A
The hours of operation for the Central Office is Monday - Friday, 8:00AM to 5:00PM.
19)  Q Where can I go to find information on how to help protect my child on the Internet?
A
The North Carolina Department of Justice provides information and a video to help parents learn about the dangers of the Internet and ways to protect your child. Click here to view the 16 minute video and access the resource guide.