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Northampton County Public Schools Reviews

Updated February 1, 2017
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Northampton County Public Schools Superintendent Eric C. Bracy
Eric C. Bracy
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  1. "Secondary Math Teacher"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Secondary School Mathematics Teacher in Eastville, VA
    Current Employee - Secondary School Mathematics Teacher in Eastville, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Northampton County Public Schools full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The school has slowly been improving over the years I've taught here.

    Cons

    High poverty level area. Isolated, tight-knit community with a distinct culture all it's own. Lax administration -nepotism is rampant. Procedures do not get followed through as they should by administrators. The school ends a new building, there has been asbestos in the school, and severe structural cracks in the walls and foundation.

    Advice to Management

    Be consistent, and focus on accountability. Get things done quickly, and don't change what you say you will carry out. There's a couple administrators with no backbone.


  2. "Look before you leap"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Eastville, VA
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Eastville, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Northampton County Public Schools as a contractor

    Pros

    The area is a wonderful place to live and raise a family. The crime rate is very low. The students of NCPS want to learn if provided with the right opportunities for growth.

    Cons

    The salary for this division is very low and they have a low teacher retention rate.


  3. "Great place to work at."

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    Former Employee - Teacher, Elementary School
    Former Employee - Teacher, Elementary School
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Northampton County Public Schools full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great opportunity to grow at school.

    Cons

    Not that I know of.

    Advice to Management

    Give you an opportunity to improve yourself.


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  5. "Mediocre"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Northampton County Public Schools full-time

    Pros

    Many opportunities to build relationships with school administrators.

    Cons

    Many things were relatively disorganized.

    Advice to Management

    Look for more teachers from the community area.