Military Family Information

Welcome Military Families

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Whether you are new to the area or have pre-deployment/post-deployment leave coming up, contact Linda Josey, NES Data Manager at (252)223-4201 for information.

  • For enrollment information- check out the Inbound information section below.
  • Pre-deployment or post-deployment leave coming up? Contact the school regarding needed documentation and the approval process for absences. Documentation is needed prior to the leave dates in order for the days to be considered an excused absence.



  • Access and complete Carteret County Schools Registration Packet:
    • Proof of Residency
    • Birth Certificate
    • Immunization Record
    • Prior School Information
    • Most recent report card
    • Custody papers (if applicable)
  • Contact Linda Josey, Data Manager, if you have any questions with registration or would like to schedule an appointment.
  • Request a Tour of the school
  • Get excited to be a NEWPORT HAWK!
  • Outbound document from MCAS Cherry Point School Liaison
  • Notify Newport Elementary Data Manager, Linda Josey that your child will be leaving at least two weeks in advance.
  • Request official transcripts
  • Before the child's last day, ensure that you have the following documentation
    • Most current report card
    • Any additional paperwork - this would include medical, IEP, 504, AIG.
  • If you are PCSing overseas, please contact Stephanie Gauthreaux to coordinate the transfer of records
  • Find out the latest date your child can check out of school and still receive full credit
  • Ask if credits can be completed after they leave the school district
  • Request work that your child can do to keep current during the transfer


Military Contacts Newport Elementary Contacts
  • School Liaison Officer (Cherry Point): 252-466-7658
  • School Liaison Officer (Camp Lejeune): 910-449-9749/9915
  • Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP; Camp Lejeune): 910-451-4394
  • Family Member Employment Assistance Program (FEMAP; Camp Lejeune): 910-450-1676

Helpful Links

Moving Support
  • PCS Support - Military school liaison contact information. Get information about school choice, school quality, special programs, and opportunities in the new area.
  • Interstate Children's Compact Commission-Legislative support for school transitions. Protections are related to enrollment, eligibility, attendance, assessment, course waivers, gifted, and special education support.



Exceptional Children Support
Mental Health Support





General Resources