Pender county schools are some of the best in North Carolina. If you are planning a

move to Hampstead and have children, here is some information regarding the public

schools that are in our area. Pender county schools strive to treat every student, parent

and community member with dignity and respect. Student population has grown by 13%

in the past five years, proving that our area is a desirable place to raise your family.


There are three elementary schools in Hampstead school district.

1.North Topsail Elementary

Located at 1310 Sloop Point Road

Grades Pre-K to 5


B+ rating on

2.South Topsail Elementary

Located at 997 Hoover Road

Grades K to 5


A rating on

3.Topsail Elementary

Located 17385 US Highway 17

Grades K to 5


B rating on

There is one middle school for this district.

1.Topsail Middle School

17445 US Highway 17

Grades 6 to 8


B+ rating on

There is one high school for this district.

1.Topsail High School

Located 245 North St. Johns Church Road

Grades 9 to 12



As you can see, has given our local schools some pretty good

grades. If you ask many parents of children in the area you will find that these ratings are

consistent with their opinions of the Hampstead School District as well.