NC Drug Education Schools (DES) provide a statewide system authorized by NC General Statutes 90-96.01 to operate as a sentencing alternative for persons with drug offenses. Other non-offenders are also referred for education and prevention.

The goal is that upon completion of the program, the student will be able to identify a personal plan reflective of an informed self-related consequences up to and including recidivism.

Standardized information is collected from each student who enters a Drug Education School.This report reflects findings from the information obtained during fiscal year 2012-2013 from the 2, 159 students enrolled.

Annual Report 2012-13