Public Schools in Gaston County, North Carolina

There are 65 Public Schools in Gaston County, North Carolina, serving a population of 214,049 people in an area of 356 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 3,293 people, and 1 Public School per 5 square miles.

In North Carolina, Gaston County is ranked 70th of 100 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 7th of 100 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Gaston County Public Schools

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


Ashbrook High 2222 South New Hope Road Gastonia, NC

Belmont Central Elementary 310 Eagle Road Belmont, NC

Belmont Middle 110 North Central Avenue Belmont, NC

Bessemer City Central Elem 1400 Puetts Chapel Road Bessemer, NC

Bessemer City High 119 Yellow Jacket Lane Bessemer, NC

Bessemer City Middle 525 Ed Wilson Road Bessemer, NC

Bessemer City Primary 1320 North 12th Street Bessemer, NC

Bessemer City Primary School 1302 North 12th Street Bessemer, NC

Brookside Elementary 1925 Auten Road Gastonia, NC

Brookside Elementary School 1950 Rhyne Carter Road Gastonia, NC

Carr Elementary 307 South Pine Street Dallas, NC

Carr Elementary School 601 West Carpenter Street Dallas, NC

Catawba Heights Elementary 101 Ivey Street Belmont, NC

Chapel Grove Elementary 5201 Lewis Road Gastonia, NC

Cherryville Elementary 700 East Academy Street Cherryville, NC

Cherryville High 313 Ridge Avenue Cherryville, NC

Costner Elementary 353 Old Nc 277 Loop Road Dallas, NC

Cramerton Middle 601 Cramer Mountain Road Cramerton, NC

East Gaston High 1744 Lane Road Mount Holly, NC

Edward D Sadler Jr Elementary School 3950 West Franklin Boulevard Gastonia, NC

Forest Heights Elementary 1 Learning Place Gastonia, NC

Forestview High 5545 Union Road Gastonia, NC

Gardner Park Elementary 738 Armstrong Park Road Gastonia, NC

Gaston County Schools: Grier Middle School 1622 East Garrison Boulevard Gastonia, NC

Gaston Early College High School 201 U.s. 321 Dallas, NC

Gaston Regional Detention Center 135 Camp Sertoma Rd Dallas, NC

H H Beam Elementary 200 Davis Park Road Gastonia, NC

Hawks Nest Intermediate 3430 Robinwood Road Gastonia, NC

Highland Charter Public School 324 North Highland Street Gastonia, NC

Highland Sch Of Technology 1600 North Morris Street Gastonia, NC

Holbrook Middle 418 South Church Street Lowell, NC

Hunter Huss High 1518 Edgefield Avenue Gastonia, NC

Ida Rankin Elementary School 301 West Central Avenue Mount Holly, NC

J B Page Primary School 215 Ewing Drive Belmont, NC

John Chavis Middle School 103 South Chavis Drive Cherryville, NC

Kiser Elementary 311 East College Street Stanley, NC

Lingerfeldt Elementary 1601 Madison Street Gastonia, NC

Lowell Elementary 1500 Power Drive Lowell, NC

Mcadenville Elementary 275 Wesleyan Drive McAdenville, NC

Mount Holly Middle 124 South Hawthorne Street Mount Holly, NC

Mountain Island Charter School 13440 Lucia Riverbend Highway Mount Holly, NC

New Hope Elementary 137 Stowe Road Gastonia, NC

North Belmont Elementary 210 School Street Belmont, NC

North Gaston High 1133 Ratchford Road Dallas, NC

Piedmont Community Charter School 119 East Second Avenue Gastonia, NC

Pinewood Elementary 1925 North Main Street Mount Holly, NC

Pleasant Ridge Elementary 937 Miller Street Gastonia, NC

Rhyne Elementary 1900 West Davidson Avenue Gastonia, NC

Robinson Elementary 3122 Union Road Gastonia, NC

Sadler Elementary School 3950 West Franklin Boulevard Gastonia, NC

About Gaston County Public Schools

Gaston 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 Gaston 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:
  • Gaston County Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Gaston County school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Gaston County Public School Statistics

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

Gaston County Public School Enrollment
 Gaston CountyNorth Carolina
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment1,339 (52.3%)76,777 (55.2%)
Kindergarten Enrollment2,577 (90.5%)114,366 (89.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)9,463 (88.8%)462,466 (90.5%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)9,800 (90.6%)464,571 (90.2%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)10,422 (88.6%)485,174 (91.2%)
Gaston County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Gaston CountyNorth Carolina
Less than 9th Grade Education7,784 (5.3%)333,408 (4.9%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)15,640 (10.6%)556,286 (8.2%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)45,116 (30.7%)1,771,742 (26.1%)