Our community is located in the Southeastern Region within the Guilford County School system. The SE Region serves 31 schools and 17,079 students.

SE Guilford High School
2016 State School of Character!

Each year, Character.org and its state affiliates select schools and districts that demonstrate a dedicated focus on character development that has a true positive impact on academic achievement, student behavior, and school climate.

Washington Post Named Southeast Guilford High School Among Top in the Country!

N.C. Ranking: 39  /  U.S. Ranking: 1,490  /  Index: 1.592
Only about 9 percent of the approximately 22,000 public high schools in the United States made the list.

The schools in our community include:

  • Pleasant Garden Elementary, K-5th, 525 students
  • Alamance Elementary, K-5th, 387 students
  • Nathanael Greene Elementary, K-5th, 363 students
  • Simpkins Elementary 400 students
  • Southeast Middle School, 6th-8th, 1,014 students
  • Southeast High School, 9th-12th, 1,308

Schools in our area have received $100,000,000 for new renovated upgrades that started in 2009 and was completed in 2016. The campuses of the Southeast Middle and Southeast High as well as all three of the elementary schools Alamance, Pleasant Garden & Nathanael Greene have been completed.


Construction on the Simpkins Elementary school was completed in time for the 2014-2015 school year. Additional funding has been approved and construction is complete with the new running track and fields around the High School with updated bathroom facilities.

The residents, community leaders, alumni, civic organizations, places of worship, elected officials and the local businesses community have worked together to build the strongest region in the school district. Our community on all levels is passionate for quality education. It goes without saying this is Falcon Country!

There is an opportunity within the small area plan for a higher educational facility.



SE Guilford Economic & Community Development
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