Departments of Education in Union County, North Carolina

There are 2 Departments of Education in Union County, North Carolina, serving a population of 222,095 people in an area of 632 square miles. There is 1 Department of Education per 111,047 people, and 1 Department of Education per 315 square miles.

In North Carolina, Union County is ranked 35th of 100 counties in Departments of Education per capita, and 25th of 100 counties in Departments of Education per square mile.

List of Union County Departments of Education

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


Cynthiana Halifax County Department of Education 401 Education Drive Indian Trail, NC

Rowan Salisbury Department of Education 28144 Shawnee Trail Matthews, NC

About Union County Departments of Education

The Union 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 Union 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:
  • Union County public school system
  • Public school education programs
  • Union County school districts
  • Student loans and financial aid
  • School curriculum and tests
  • Union County school superintendents

Union County Education Statistics

Find Union 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.

Union County School Enrollment
 Union CountyNorth Carolina
School Enrollment (Age 3+)65,1442,526,271
Kindergarden3,021 (4.6%)127,535 (5.0%)
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)30,070 (46.2%)1,025,831 (40.6%)
High School (Grades 9-12)16,378 (25.1%)531,877 (21.1%)
College/Grad School Enrollment11,835 (18.2%)701,820 (27.8%)
Union County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Union CountyNorth Carolina
Less than 9th Grade Education5,398 (3.8%)333,408 (4.9%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)8,998 (6.4%)556,286 (8.2%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)35,519 (25.3%)1,771,742 (26.1%)
Some College, No Degree30,765 (21.9%)1,468,899 (21.7%)
Associate's Degree12,180 (8.7%)627,997 (9.3%)
Bachelor's Degree33,350 (23.7%)1,303,604 (19.2%)
Graduate/Professional Degree14,407 (10.2%)722,112 (10.6%)
Union County Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 Union CountyNorth Carolina
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher47,7572,025,716
Arts, Humanities & Others10,079 (21.1%)466,625 (23.0%)
Business13,172 (27.6%)410,009 (20.2%)
Education5,862 (12.3%)267,973 (13.2%)
Science & Engineering14,472 (30.3%)691,816 (34.2%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields4,172 (8.7%)189,293 (9.3%)