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EDUCATION AND BUSINESS

Schools in Pocomoke City

There are three schools in Pocomoke City, all operated by the Worcester County Board of Education. Pocomoke Elementary School (Grades K - 3) is located on the Pocomoke Beltway and is a former State Blue Ribbon School Award Winner. Pocomoke Middle School (Grades 4 - 8) is located on Eighth Street between Cedar Street and Broad Street. Pocomoke High School (Grades 9-12) is located on Old Va Road at Cedar Street and is also a State Blue Ribbon School Award Winner. A major renovation of PHS was completed in 2010. PHS athletic teams consistently compete at the state level in boys’ soccer, boys’ basketball, and girls’ field hockey. For more information about the public school system, contact the Board of Education Office at 410.632.2582.



Newtowne Park

Newtowne Park is a large, county-owned facility located within the City limits on Groton Road at Stockton Road. The park includes several lighted baseball and soccer fields, concessions, play equipment, and a fishing pond. The Worcester County Parks and Recreation Department provides several organized activities throughout the year at Newtowne Park and elsewhere. Please call 410.632.2144 for further information.


Industrial Park

The City's Industrial Park is located on Broad Street near the Pocomoke Beltway, and approximately 1/2 mile from U.S. Route 13. It is also located on the mainline of the Norfolk-Southern Railroad. The Park's occupant's include Swales Aerospace, Inc., Bel-Art Industries, Nu Tech, Inc., Audey, Ricca Chemical-East, Bennelli Shotguns, P.I.C.

The City owns several vacant industrial sites which are available.

Please call City Hall @ 410.957.1333 for more information.

 

Fairgrounds Stables



The City owns and operates a 20-stall horse barn at the fairgrounds on Broad Street. The barn is used primarily by trainers for harness race horses who utilize the adjacent practice track, also on the fairgrounds. The stalls are available for rent to any horse owner on a first-come, first-serve basis.

There is a monthly rent per stall. Boarding services are not available and all owners must provide health certificates for their animals. For more information please call 410.957.1333.



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