Sadie Saulter Elementary School in Greenville completed its initial five-day A+ Institute at ECU the summer of 1995. Now 16 years later, Sadie Saulter Elementary is closing its doors. Following implementation of a new redistricting plan for Pitt County in 2005, student enrollments at Sadie Saulter have steadily decreased. Because of this trend, the Pitt County Long Range Facility Plan of 2009 recommended Sadie Saulter Elementary School become a Pre-K center that also houses designated exceptional children’s programs and serves as the site for administrative offices for the school district. Work is underway to implement that plan, which includes additional square footage for classroom space, modifications and renovations, and site work for drives and parking. The school will open for the 2011–2012 school year with a new purpose.
Sadie Saulter School has a long legacy in the Greenville community and with the A+ Schools Program. We thank the administration, staff and community that supported the school throughout the years. And we know that the school will thrive in its new, vitally important role.