Public Schools in Catawba County, North Carolina

There are 54 Public Schools in Catawba County, North Carolina, serving a population of 156,182 people in an area of 399 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 2,892 people, and 1 Public School per 7 square miles.

In North Carolina, Catawba County is ranked 54th of 100 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 10th of 100 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Catawba County Public Schools

Find Catawba County, North Carolina public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


Balls Creek Elementary 2620 Balls Creek Road Newton, NC

Bandys High 5040 East Bandys Cross Road Catawba, NC

Banoak Elementary 7651 West North Carolina 10 Vale, NC

Blackburn Elementary 4377 West North Carolina 10 Newton, NC

Bunker Hill High 4675 Oxford School Road Claremont, NC

Catawba Elementary School 5415 Hudson Chapel Road Catawba, NC

Catawba Intermediate School 403 6th Avenue Southwest Hickory, NC

Catawba Rosenwald Education Center 403 6th Avenue Southwest Hickory, NC

Catawba Rosenwald Education Center 403 6th Avenue Southwest Catawba, NC

Catawba Valley Early College H School 2550 US Highway 70 Southeast Hickory, NC

Challenger Early College High 2550 US Highway 70 Southeast Hickory, NC

Charles H Tuttle Elementary 2872 Water Plant Road Maiden, NC

Claremont Elementary 3384 East Main Street Claremont, NC

Clyde Campbell Elementary 2121 35th Avenue Drive Northeast Hickory, NC

Conover Special Education 108 7th Street Place Southwest Conover, NC

Discovery High School 301 West 18th Street Newton, NC

Drexel Elementary School 101 South Main Street Catawba, NC

Fred T Foard High 3407 Plateau Road Newton, NC

Frye School 420 North Center Street Hickory, NC

Grandview Middle 451 Catawba Valley Boulevard Southeast Hickory, NC

Harry M Arndt Middle 3350 34th Street Drive Northeast Hickory, NC

Hickory Career Arts Magnet High School 409 8th Avenue Northeast Hickory, NC

Hickory High 1234 3rd Street Northeast Hickory, NC

Jacobs Fork Middle 3431 Plateau Road Newton, NC

Longview Elementary 737 12th Street Southwest Hickory, NC

Longview Farm Elementary School 2430 2nd Avenue Southwest Hickory, NC

Lyle Creek Elementary 1845 Edgewater Drive Northwest Conover, NC

Maiden Elementary 201 North Main Avenue Maiden, NC

Maiden High 600 West Main Street Maiden, NC

Maiden High School 518 North C Avenue Maiden, NC

Maiden Middle School 518 North C Avenue Maiden, NC

Mill Creek Middle 1041 Shiloh Road Claremont, NC

Mountain View Elementary 5911 Dwayne Starnes Drive Hickory, NC

Newton-Conover High 338 West 15th Street Newton, NC

Newton-Conover Middle 873 Northern Drive Northwest Conover, NC

Newton-Conover Middle School 221 West 26th Street Newton, NC

North Newton Elementary 221 West 26th Street Newton, NC

Northview Middle 302 28th Avenue Northeast Hickory, NC

Oakwood Elementary 366 4th Street Northwest Hickory, NC

Oxford Elementary 5915 Oxford School Road Claremont, NC

River Bend Middle 4670 Oxford School Road Catawba, NC

Saint Stephens Elementary 684 30th Street Northeast Conover, NC

Saint Stephens High 3205 34th Street Drive Northeast Hickory, NC

Sherrills Ford Elementary 8103 Sherrills Ford Road Sherrills Ford, NC

Shuford Elementary 810 Hunsucker Drive Conover, NC

Snow Creek Elementary 3238 Snow Creek Road Northeast Hickory, NC

South Newton Elementary 306 West I Street Newton, NC

Southwest Elementary 1580 32nd Street Southwest Hickory, NC

Startown Elementary 4119 Startown Road Newton, NC

Thornton Elementary School 301 West 18th Street Newton, NC

About Catawba County Public Schools

Catawba County Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Catawba County, NC. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including North Carolina, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

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Catawba County Public School Statistics

Find Catawba County Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Catawba County Public School Enrollment
 Catawba CountyNorth Carolina
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment1,112 (53.6%)76,777 (55.2%)
Kindergarten Enrollment1,547 (89.9%)114,366 (89.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)7,579 (90.8%)462,466 (90.5%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)7,052 (92.6%)464,571 (90.2%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)8,129 (92.4%)485,174 (91.2%)
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%)