Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools covers a 591-square-mile (1,530 km2) area covering all of Nash and part of Edgecombe counties.
The current superintendent is Anthony D. Jackson. Dr. Jackson attended East Carolina University in Greenville as an undergraduate, receiving a teaching degree in music education. Beginning in the year 2006, all schools in the Nash-Rocky Mount School System are required to hold the Graduation ceremony inside. Beginning November 5, 2006, all students must have a legal guardian with the proper ID present in order to check out of school.