Departments of Education in Catawba County, North Carolina

There are 2 Departments of Education in Catawba County, North Carolina, serving a population of 156,182 people in an area of 399 square miles. There is 1 Department of Education per 78,091 people, and 1 Department of Education per 199 square miles.

In North Carolina, Catawba County is ranked 30th of 100 counties in Departments of Education per capita, and 14th of 100 counties in Departments of Education per square mile.

List of Catawba County Departments of Education

Find Catawba County, North Carolina departments of education (DOE) and boards of education.


Newton 10 East 25th Street Newton, NC

Saint Albans Jackson County Department of Education McCorkle Lane Sherrills Ford, NC

About Catawba County Departments of Education

The Catawba County Department of Education is a North Carolina state or federal agency whose mission is to provide leadership, develop policy, and disseminate funding, information, and other resources in support of student achievement in Catawba County, NC. While the missions of North Carolina Departments of Education are similar to the federal Department of Education, state Departments of Education play a substantially different role in achieving their missions.

You may contact the Department of Education for questions about:
  • Catawba County public school system
  • Public school education programs
  • Catawba County school districts
  • Student loans and financial aid
  • School curriculum and tests
  • Catawba County school superintendents

Catawba County Education Statistics

Find Catawba County School Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Catawba County School Enrollment
 Catawba CountyNorth Carolina
School Enrollment (Age 3+)36,6702,526,271
Kindergarden1,721 (4.7%)127,535 (5.0%)
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)15,967 (43.5%)1,025,831 (40.6%)
High School (Grades 9-12)8,798 (24.0%)531,877 (21.1%)
College/Grad School Enrollment8,109 (22.1%)701,820 (27.8%)
Catawba County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Catawba CountyNorth Carolina
Less than 9th Grade Education5,774 (5.4%)333,408 (4.9%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)11,378 (10.6%)556,286 (8.2%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)32,547 (30.3%)1,771,742 (26.1%)
Some College, No Degree23,195 (21.6%)1,468,899 (21.7%)
Associate's Degree11,412 (10.6%)627,997 (9.3%)
Bachelor's Degree15,892 (14.8%)1,303,604 (19.2%)
Graduate/Professional Degree7,173 (6.7%)722,112 (10.6%)
Catawba County Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 Catawba CountyNorth Carolina
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher23,0652,025,716
Arts, Humanities & Others4,992 (21.6%)466,625 (23.0%)
Business5,047 (21.9%)410,009 (20.2%)
Education4,336 (18.8%)267,973 (13.2%)
Science & Engineering6,197 (26.9%)691,816 (34.2%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields2,493 (10.8%)189,293 (9.3%)