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709 Lovelady Rd. NE
Valdese, NC 28690
828-879-4200(Phone) 828-879-4201(Fax)
Principal: Pat Draughn

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 Burke County Public Schools

BCPS Mission Statement
The mission of Burke County Public Schools is to educate diverse learners, nurture their potentials, and empower them to be competitive, successful, and productive citizens.

BCPS Vision Statement
Burke County Public Schools, a world-class model of exemplary education, inspires students to be life-long learners who can compete successfully on the global stage and contribute to their community as productive citizens.

 Complaint Policy

The staff of Jimmy C. Draughn High School is committed to listening and understanding questions and concerns from our parents and community.  It is our goal to resolve issues in a timely manner. Please see the Board of Education Policy (1742) on Responding to Complaints.  Do not hesitate to contact the school if there are questions or concerns.

 Draughn High School


DHS Mission Statement

Discovering purpose through memorable experiences


DHS Vision Statement


DHS Students will graduate with a sense of pride and fulfillment and the direction to achieve their potential. ​




 DHS Alma Mater

by Renee Shatley, Choral Director
Lift our voices as we rise,
Swell the chorus to Draughn High.
Proud to show our Black and Gold,
Moving forward, brave and bold.
Binding friendships that are true.
Wildcats, hail to thee.
No matter where our paths may roam,
we will sing of dear ol’ Draughn.
Upcoming Events


​​​Burke County Bands are going to Hawaii 2016! Donations can be made HERE​
5/28/2015 3:30 PM   Senior Project Presentations 
5/28/2015 7:00 PM   Spring Choral Concert 
5/29/2015 6:30 PM   Senior Awards Night 
Seniors arrive by 6pm.
5/30/2015 6:00 AM   The BIG Yardsale 
5/30/2015 11:00 AM   Sports Physicals - Valdese Hospital 
Must register before May 24th at
6/1/2015 12:00 AM   Final Exams 
6/2/2015 12:00 AM   CTE/Teacher Made Exams OR Review 
ALL STUDENTS MUST BE PRESENT 1st Period CTE/Teacher Made Exams OR Review 8am - 10:15 2nd Period – 10:20 – 11:00 4th Period and Lunch – 11:05 – 12:25 11:00-11:25 – A 11:30-11:55 – B 12:00-12:25 – C 3rd Period CTE/Teacher Made Exams...
6/2/2015 12:00 AM   1st and 3rd CTE/Teacher Made Exams OR Review Attachment
6/3/2015 12:00 AM   2nd and 4th CTE/Teacher Made Exams or Review Attachment
6/4/2015 12:00 AM   1st Period EOC or NC Final Exam Attachment
See Test Schedule Attached.
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