The Bookmobile is coming to Grimesland this summer!  

This library service will be provided by Pitt County and Sheppard Memorial Library. The Bookmobile will park at G.R.Whitfield School from 11:45 am - 12:45 pm on Fridays: June 19th, July 10th, July 31, and August 21st.  All you need is a library card!

Children 5 - 17 must have a parent, legal guardian or grandparent present to co-sign the child's library card application. The parent, legal guardian, or grandparent must have a valid SML card to co-sign the child's library card application. Adults must show a government issued picture ID with a North Carolina address on it in order to fill out a library card application.   Applications will be available on the bookmobile, or at Sheppard library or any branch.

Welcome to Whitfield, Home of the Cougars!

Mission Statement

Through collaboration with parents, students, teachers, and the global community, G.R. Whitfield School will provide students with authentic learning opportunities which promote critical thinking, problem solving, and clear communication skills necessary for lifelong success.


G. R. Whitfield School, founded by George Roscoe Whitfield, was formerly Pitt County Training School. It was the only high school for black students in Pitt County. Dormitories were built in 1923. In the 1960's the school was desegregated. In 1967, the school was renamed G.R.Whitfield School.

About Us

Today G.R. Whitfield is a PreK-8 school in Grimesland, NC. Our campus includes 3 main buildings, the newest addition was completed in 2001.

We have special classes ranging from the TMD class to pullout AIG groups.

Our middle school offers clubs and athletics to our students including football, cheerleading, volleyball, basketball, soccer, softball and baseball.


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