A number of families have located here simply to take advantage of Chocowinity’s top ranked schools. The elementary school has a rare “exemplary” NC rating! East Carolina University, 20 minutes away in Greenville, brings university academics, cultural events and Division-1 college sports to your doorstep. The Beaufort County Community College offers a range of certificate, accelerated high school, continuing and adult education courses. Whether your educational needs are for good elementary, community and university programs, or continuing adult education, you will find them right at hand.