Pender County Schools is committed to creating a safe and secure learning environment for students, staff, and visitors.

PenderSAFE was developed by Pender County Schools as a resource for students, parents, staff, and the community. Through this website, you can access both local and national agencies to report information seen or heard, seek help if you find yourself in a difficult situation, and prepare for emergency situations.

Report don't Repost

Report concerning information - seen or heard - to the proper authorities who can investigate the situation. Please click the "Report, Don't Repost" logo for the web version. For the iOS or Android app please click here.

Safety Measures in our Schools

Learn more about the people, programs, and emergency drills in place to keep our schools safe places for students.

Pender County Sheriff's Office

Visit the Pender County Sheriff's Department online for local law enforcement information.

Crisis Text Line

A free resource where individuals who find themselves in crisis situations can text with a trained crisis counselor.

Rachel's Challenge

Pender County Schools participates in Rachel's Challenge, which provides programs for schools designed to improve school climate and culture.


A collection of resources to help you plan ahead for a variety of emergency situations.

Cyber Bullying

A resource for teens, parents, and educators focused on identifying and addressing cyber bullying.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The Lifeline provides free and confidential support for people in distress all day, every day.