What is TES?

The Expedition School (TES) is a free, public charter school located in Hillsborough, Orange County, NC. It is a project-based STEM school, offering hands-on learning in all subjects with a focus on science, technology, engineering and math for grades K-8.

The school is offering a modified year-round schedule and multi-age classrooms.

Feel free to explore this site or contact us to learn more.  You can click each tab on the menu bar in addition to choosing from the drop down list.

Battle of the Books Signups OPEN
Battle of the Books (BOB) is back again for a third year at TES! Teams will meet weekly during the the school day (at lunch time), starting after fall break. This year, BOB *may* include an option for students to compete against other charter schools. The sign-up period closes on Sep. 20

Please sign-up here

p.s. Click here for the TES 2018-19 Battle of the Books reading lists

Weather Closings for TES:

Due to the impending hurricane, The Expedition School will be closed for students and staff on Friday September 14th

  • Science night (scheduled for Friday) is also postponed.

  • Cross County practice is cancelled on Thursday.

  • At this time, we are a planning a full school day on Thursday. As we watch the forecast, we will inform you by 5 PM Wednesday if we need to make any changes to this plan.  




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