Mcdowell County Public Schools

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(12)
High
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Elementary
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Pre-K
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There are 12 public schools in Mcdowell County, North Carolina, serving 6,760 students.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina state average of 48%.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the state average of 15:1.

Mcdowell County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • MarionEast Mcdowell Junior High School
    676 State St
    MarionNC28752
    (828)652-7711
    597 students | Gr. 7-9
  • Marion
    Eastfield Elementary School
    Magnet School
    170 Eastfield School Rd
    MarionNC28752
    (828)652-3730
    Magnet School
    485 students | Gr. PK-8
  • Marion
    Glenwood Elementary School
    1545 Old Hwy 221 South
    MarionNC28752
    (828)738-4220
    559 students | Gr. KG-6
  • Marion
    Marion Elementary School
    209 Robert St
    MarionNC28752
    (828)652-2141
    598 students | Gr. PK-6
  • Marion
    Mcdowell Early Colle High School
    54 College Dr
    MarionNC28752
    (828)652-6021
    194 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Marion
    Mcdowell High School
    600 Mcdowell High Dr
    MarionNC28752
    (828)652-7920
    1318 students | Gr. 9-12
  • NeboNebo Elementary School
    254 Nebo School Rd
    NeboNC28761
    (828)652-4737
    552 students | Gr. PK-6
  • MarionNorth Cove Elementary School
    401 American Thread Rd
    MarionNC28752
    (828)756-4342
    294 students | Gr. PK-6
  • Old FortOld Fort Elementary School
    128 Mauney Ave
    Old FortNC28762
    (828)668-7646
    497 students | Gr. PK-6
  • MarionPleasant Gardens Elementary School
    100 John Roach Dr
    MarionNC28752
    (828)724-4422
    427 students | Gr. KG-6
  • Marion
    West Marion Elementary School
    820 Marler Rd
    MarionNC28752
    (828)738-3353
    508 students | Gr. KG-6
  • Marion
    West Mcdowell Junior High School
    346 West Mcdowell Jr High R
    MarionNC28752
    (828)652-3390
    731 students | Gr. 7-9

County Statistics

About Mcdowell County County Statistics (NC) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 45,323 people 9,242,160 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 37% 24%
Median Household Income $34,681 $41,544
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Did You Know?
Mcdowell 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 0.30, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.64. The most diverse school district in Mcdowell County is Mcdowell County Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or in the USA.