Here is a link to Orange County NC Public Schools Website for additional information.
Here is the link for Orange County NC District for those new to the public schools for information regarding registration and other helpful information.
Durham is just 8 miles from Orange County this article addresses North Carolina Drop Out Rates for Orange and Durham and neighboring counties.
This last article is most current March 2010 and addresses drop out decrease among other high school related issues and statistics.
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Deborah Rigsbee Miller, EcoBroker, Real Estate Broker
Coldwell Banker Howard Perry & Walston