Superintendent Message

Dr. Worrell speaking to families at North Asheboro Middle School. Welcome to Asheboro City Schools, where you will find exceptional learning opportunities for all students. There is a great deal of information on this site to help you learn about our system and the programs we offer students, staff and the community. Our website is designed to provide timely information about our core business of teaching and learning in addition to providing details about our district's strategic plan for improvement, calendars, employment information, Board of Education policies and more.

Asheboro City Schools is a district in which students are challenged by a rigorous curriculum delivered by teachers who facilitate learning at the mastery level. Our teachers and staff believe setting high standards for all students creates greater opportunities for success from the classrooms to the
playing fields and performing arts stages. Our work is centered around giving students the 21st century tools and resources they need to be successful upon high school graduation.

We believe in a strong collaborative relationship between our students, families, schools and the community.  Please contact us for additional information - (336) 625-5104.

Together, we can make the best school district even better!


Terry W. Worrell, Ed.D.

Dr. Terry W. Worrell serves as the superintendent for Asheboro City Schools. She has served students throughout North Carolina as an award-winning science teacher, basketball coach, elementary, middle, and high school principal, assistant superintendent and regional superintendent. She has also held numerous administrative roles and worked as an adjunct professor. She is known throughout North Carolina for designing and implementing innovative academic programs, strengthening cultural arts, and being the biggest cheerleader for athletics. Dr. Worrell was presented with 2017 Distinguished Educator Award by the North Carolina chapter of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. This prestigious award is presented to an educator who has made significant contributions to education through visionary and committed leadership.

Dr. Worrell served as president for the North Carolina chapter of ASCD from 2012-2013. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-Chapel Hill) in Middle School Science Education, a Master’s degree in Human Development and Learning from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, an Education Specialist degree from Appalachian State University, and a doctorate degree from UNC-Chapel Hill.

 Under Dr. Worrell’s leadership, Asheboro High School’s 2016 graduating class had the highest number of students in the history of the school achieve a four-year unweighted GPA of 4.0. The district also earned the Top 10 School District designation by the North Carolina Department of Instruction for growing its graduation rate from 86.8 percent to 92.6 percent. 

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