Carteret County Public Schools

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There are 17 public schools in Carteret County, North Carolina, serving 8,050 students.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black and 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.

Carteret County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • AtlanticAtlantic Elementary School
    151 School Dr
    AtlanticNC28511
    (252)225-3961
    120 students | Gr. PK-8
  • BeaufortBeaufort Elementary School
    110 Carraway Dr
    BeaufortNC28516
    (252)728-3316
    446 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Beaufort
    Beaufort Middle School
    100 Carraway Dr
    BeaufortNC28516
    (252)728-4520
    284 students | Gr. 6-8
  • NewportBogue Sound Elementary School
    3323 Hwy 24
    NewportNC28570
    (252)393-1279
    447 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Newport
    Broad Creek Middle School
    2382 Hwy 24
    NewportNC28570
    (252)247-3135
    644 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Morehead CityCape Lookout Marine Sci High School
    Charter School
    1108 Bridges St
    Morehead CityNC28557
    (252)726-1601
    Charter School
    68 students | Gr. 9-12
  • NewportCroatan High School
    1 Cougar Ln
    NewportNC28570
    (252)393-7022
    870 students | Gr. 7-12
  • BeaufortEast Carteret High School
    3263 Hwy 70 East
    BeaufortNC28516
    (252)728-3514
    544 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Harkers IslandHarkers Island Elementary School
    1163 Island Rd
    Harkers IslandNC28531
    (252)728-3755
    133 students | Gr. KG-8
  • Morehead CityMorehead City Middle School
    400 Barbour Rd
    Morehead CityNC28557
    (252)726-1126
    495 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Morehead City
    Morehead City Primary
    4409 Country Club Rd
    Morehead CityNC28557
    (252)247-2448
    688 students | Gr. PK-4
  • Morehead City
    Morehead Elementary At Camp Glenn
    3316 Arendell St
    Morehead CityNC28557
    (252)726-1131
    324 students | Gr. 4-5
  • NewportNewport Elementary School
    219 Chatham St
    NewportNC28570
    (252)223-4201
    794 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Newport
    Newport Middle School
    500 East Chatham St
    NewportNC28570
    (252)223-3482
    493 students | Gr. 6-8
  • SmyrnaSmyrna Elementary School
    174 Marshallberg Rd
    SmyrnaNC28579
    (252)729-2301
    320 students | Gr. PK-8
  • BeaufortTiller School
    Charter School
    1950 Hwy 70e
    BeaufortNC28516
    (252)728-1995
    Charter School
    190 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Morehead CityWest Carteret High School
    4700 Country Club Rd
    Morehead CityNC28557
    (252)726-1176
    1190 students | Gr. 9-12

County Statistics

About Carteret County County Statistics (NC) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 61,037 people 9,242,160 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 21% 24%
Median Household Income $47,500 $41,544
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Carteret 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 0.28, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.44. The most diverse school district in Carteret County is Cape Lookout Marine Sci High School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.