James W. Smith Elementary

We welcome you to be a catalyst for change as we soar to the top!

Nurturing the Growth of All Students

Get in touch

You can reach us by phone at 514-6466. Our School hours for the 13-14 school year will be 7:40-2:45. Our office hours are 7:30-4:30 Mon.-Fri.

About Us:

We are located at
150 Kooncetown Rd.
Cove City, NC. 28523

Fax us at 252-514-6469

Number of Students:575
Number of Teachers: 38

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Welcome to the home of the Cougars!

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Welcome to James W. Smith and to our community. Please join us in celebrating our principal, Renee D. Whitford who was recently awarded Craven County Principal of the Year. We appreciate all that she does and continues to do for our James W. Smith students and staff. Our Kindergarten Registration time has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 13th from 4:00-6:30.

Please remember that our Kindergarten - 2nd grade classes will be receiving report cards every 12 weeks. This is a change for last school year. The dates are December 3rd, March 11th and June 6th.

Our Vision:

Today’s learners, tomorrow’s leaders!

Our Mission:

Our mission at James W. Smith Elementary School is to grow greatness by providing a positive environment while striving for excellence.

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