Caldwell County Public Schools

There are 26 public schools in Caldwell County, North Carolina, serving 12,562 students.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina state average of 48%.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Caldwell County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • Granite FallsBaton Elementary School
    1400 Baton School Rd
    Granite FallsNC28630
    430 students | Gr. KG-5
  • HudsonCaldwell Co Career Center
    2857 Hickory Blvd
    209 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Granite FallsCaldwell Co Gateway School
    Alternative School
    1889 Dudley Shoals Rd
    Granite FallsNC28630
    Alternative School
    42 students | Gr. 6-12
  • HudsonCaldwell Early Colle High School
    2855 Hickory Blvd Sw
    316 students | Gr. 9-12
  • CollettsvilleHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Collettsville School
    Collettsville Rd
    362 students | Gr. KG-8
  • LenoirDavenport Elementary School
    901 College Ave Sw
    540 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Granite FallsDudley Shoals Elementary School
    1500 Dudley Shoals Rd
    Granite FallsNC28630
    521 students | Gr. PK-5
  • LenoirGamewell Elementary School
    2904 Morganton Blvd
    574 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Lenoir
    Gamewell Middle School
    3210 Gamewell School Rd
    631 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Granite FallsGranite Falls Elementary School
    60 North Highland Ave
    Granite FallsNC28630
    679 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Granite Falls
    Granite Falls Middle School
    90 North Main St
    Granite FallsNC28630
    681 students | Gr. 6-8
  • LenoirHappy Valley Elementary School
    1350 Yadkin River Rd
    286 students | Gr. KG-8
  • Lenoir
    Hibriten High School
    550 East Blvd
    873 students | Gr. 9-12
  • HudsonHorizons Elementary School
    Alternative School
    143 Cedar Valley Rd
    Alternative School
    30 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Hudson
    Hudson Elementary School
    200 Roy Coffey Dr
    718 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Hudson
    Hudson Middle School
    291 Pine Mountain Rd
    846 students | Gr. 6-8
  • LenoirKings Creek Elementary School
    3680 Wilkesboro Blvd
    241 students | Gr. PK-8
  • Lenoir
    Lower Creek Elementary School
    630 Lower Creek Dr Ne
    349 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Lenoir
    Oak Hill Elementary School
    4603 Oak Hill School Rd
    170 students | Gr. KG-8
  • Granite FallsSawmills Elementary School
    4436 Sawmills School Rd
    Granite FallsNC28630
    331 students | Gr. KG-5
  • HudsonSouth Caldwell High School
    7035 Spartan Dr
    1548 students | Gr. 9-12
  • LenoirValmead Basic Elementary School
    111 Elizabeth Dr Nw
    276 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Lenoir
    West Caldwell High School
    300 West Caldwell Dr
    854 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Lenoir
    West Lenoir Elementary School
    125 Maple Dr Nw
    200 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Lenoir
    Whitnel Elementary School
    116 Hibriten Dr Sw
    375 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Lenoir
    William Lenoir Middle School
    332 Greenhaven Dr Nw
    480 students | Gr. 6-8

County Statistics

About Caldwell County County Statistics (NC) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 80,931 people 9,242,160 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 14% 24%
Median Household Income $38,864 $41,544
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Wyoming recently became the first state to reject the Next Generation Science Standards because of concern regarding lessons that teach human-caused climate change. Several other states have also taken measures to reject the standards, which has some education officials concerned about the quality of instruction students in those states will receive.
School-to-Prison Pipeline Persists Despite Local, State and National Efforts
Inadequate funding and resources for schools, harsh zero-tolerance discipline policies, police presence in public schools, and de facto segregation continue to create school environments in which poor and minority students have little chance of succeeding. The result is a continuation of the school-to-prison pipeline that has been commonplace in the American education system for decades, despite federal, state and local efforts to curb the problem.
Did You Know?
Caldwell County, NC public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.16, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.64. The most diverse school district in Caldwell County is Prairie Lea Independent School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or in the USA.