Public Schools in Cleveland County, North Carolina

There are 36 Public Schools in Cleveland County, North Carolina, serving a population of 97,038 people in an area of 465 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 2,695 people, and 1 Public School per 12 square miles.

In North Carolina, Cleveland County is ranked 48th of 100 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 20th of 100 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Cleveland County Public Schools

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


Bethware Elementary 115 Bethware Drive Kings Mountain, NC

Boiling Springs Elementary 1522 Patrick Avenue Shelby, NC

Burns High 307 East Stagecoach Trail Lawndale, NC

Burns Middle 215 Shady Grove Road Lawndale, NC

Casar Elementary 436 School House Road Casar, NC

Cleveland Court Elementary School 137 South Post Road Shelby, NC

Cleveland Echs 1800 East Marion Street Shelby, NC

Crest High 800 Old Boiling Springs Road Shelby, NC

Crest Middle 315 Beaver Dam Church Road Shelby, NC

East Elementary 600 Cleveland Avenue Kings Mountain, NC

Elizabeth Elementary School 220 South Post Road Shelby, NC

Fallston Elementary 112 Gary St Fallston, NC

Fallston Elementary School 112 Gray Crest Court Shelby, NC

Graham Elementary 1100 Blanton Street Shelby, NC

Grover Elementary 206 Carolina Avenue Grover, NC

James Love Elementary 309 James Love School Road Shelby, NC

Jefferson Elementary 1166 Wyke Road Shelby, NC

Kings Mountain High 500 Phifer Road Kings Mountain, NC

Kings Mountain Intermediate 227 Kings Mountain Boulevard Kings Mountain, NC

Kings Mountain Middle 1000 Phifer Road Kings Mountain, NC

Marion Elementary 410 Forest Hill Drive Shelby, NC

North Elementary 900 Ramseur Street Kings Mountain, NC

North Shelby 1205 Northside Drive Shelby, NC

Pinnacle Classical Academy 900 South Post Road Shelby, NC

Shelby High 230 East Dixon Boulevard Shelby, NC

Shelby Intermediate 220 South Post Road Shelby, NC

Shelby Middle 1480 South Dekalb Street Shelby, NC

Shelby Middle School 400 West Marion Street Shelby, NC

Springmore Elementary 616 McBrayer Homestead Road Shelby, NC

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School 2527 US 221A Hwy Mooresboro, NC

Township Three Elementary 526 Davis Road Shelby, NC

Turning Point Academy 409 West Sumter Street Shelby, NC

Turning Point Alternative Ed School 910 South Post Road Shelby, NC

Union Elementary 1440 Union Church Road Lawndale, NC

Washington Elementary 1907 Stoney Point Road Shelby, NC

West Elementary 500 West Mountain Street Kings Mountain, NC

About Cleveland County Public Schools

Cleveland 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 Cleveland 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.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
  • Cleveland County Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Cleveland County school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Cleveland County Public School Statistics

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

Cleveland County Public School Enrollment
 Cleveland CountyNorth Carolina
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment653 (75.9%)76,777 (55.2%)
Kindergarten Enrollment1,136 (98.0%)114,366 (89.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)4,562 (96.3%)462,466 (90.5%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)4,491 (96.8%)464,571 (90.2%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)5,282 (94.6%)485,174 (91.2%)
Cleveland County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Cleveland CountyNorth Carolina
Less than 9th Grade Education3,514 (5.3%)333,408 (4.9%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)7,128 (10.7%)556,286 (8.2%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)23,268 (35.1%)1,771,742 (26.1%)