About Us

NES would like to congratulate Mrs. Samantha Ledbetter for being named the Beginning Teacher of the Year for Carteret County Schools!! We are so thankful for Mrs. Ledbetter's hard work, dedication, and love for what she does! Congrats, Miss Sam!

photo of samantha ledbetter beginning teacher of the year for NES
Pictured left to right: Superintendent Dr. Rob Jackson, Principal Mrs. Mary Ellington, Beginning Teacher of the Year Mrs. Samantha Ledbetter, and Chief Academic Officer Mrs. Jody McClenny

Congratulations to our October Good Citizens! Keep soaring, NES Hawks! 
Our character trait for November is COURAGE. 

October Good Citizens Poster 

Good Citizen of the Month October 


Newport Elementary School is a Title I school located in Newport, NC within Carteret County.

We have a student population of roughly 700 and serve grades kindergarten through fifth.

At Newport Elementary School, "We Soar With Pride!"




Picture with link to the 2020 2021 Supply List



219 Chatham St
Newport, NC 28570

Phone: 252-223-4201

Fax: 252-223-4107

Office Hours



Ms. Mary Ellington

Assistant Principal:

Ms. Lauren Dudeck


Additional Information

K-12 Payment Center

Carteret County Public Schools is continuing to provide 1 to 1 technology to our students. 

Each student has a technology fee of $15 which covers use and repairs to devices. 

This fee was not added to the grade level supply lists and is applicable

to ALL students in grades Kindergarten through 5th.  

If you have not paid your child's technology fee yet, please do so as soon as possible.

You can pay online through the  K12 Payment Center link

https://www.k12paymentcenter.com or send payment cash/check.