Message from the Principal

Hello Penderlea Families,

My name is Tommy Humphrey. I am honored to be a part of the family here at Penderlea Elementary School. I . I have been in education since 2004 as a teacher and administrator. I graduated from Concord University with a Bachelor Degree and obtained my Maters Degree in Educational Leadership from High Point University.

One of our main goals this year, as a school, is to build upon community and family involvement. We have many exciting opportunities for our community to volunteer or become a member of the PTO. If you are interested, please call the school at 910-285-2761 or email me at With your support, we are looking forward to another great year at Penderlea elementary School.

Please feel free to call, email, or stop by Penderlea anytime! We are here for you! I am looking forward to another great school year!

Thank you,

Tommy Humphrey