Welcome to Cape Hatteras Elementary School. CHES invites our
parents and community members to join us in fostering a culture
of caring and inspiring our children to new heights for a fulfilling life
in the 21st Century.
As we learn from and build on our successes, CHES continues to
use school improvement goals to challenge our students. Our
goals also address the changes Hatteras Island is experiencing
in our population, our economy, and our landscape.
We have an outstanding staff of nurturing, devoted teachers.
One hundred percent are fully certified and are recognized as
Our mission is to provide a safe, stimulating learning environment
which will encourage students to pursue knowledge throughout
their lifetimes. We accept the responsibility to teach all students
and to offer opportunities to achieve the highest possible
standards. As a result, our students receive the best instruction
and excel in academics.
Thank you for taking time to read about our 2011-2012
achievements. I am proud of all of our students and their
progress. As we celebrate our accomplishments, we
acknowledge the dedication and contributions of our staff,
parents, community members, and business partners. We look
forward to continued success in the 2012-2013 school year.
Sherry Couch, Principal
Assistant Principal: Diane Brown
P.O. Box 989
47500 Middle Ridge Trail, Buxton NC 27920
Telephone: (252) 995-6196
FAX: (252) 995-4719