Mitchell County Public Schools

All Schools
(8)
High Schools
(2)
Middle Schools
(3)
Elementary
(5)
Private Schools
(3)
There are 8 public schools in Mitchell County, North Carolina, serving 2,010 students.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina state average of 48%.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Mitchell County

  • School Location Students Grades
  • BakersvilleBowman Middle School
    410 South Mitchell Ave
    BakersvilleNC28705
    (828)688-2752
    222 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Bakersville
    Buladean Elementary School
    12190 North Hwy 226
    BakersvilleNC28705
    (828)688-2324
    31 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Spruce PineDeyton Elementary School
    308 Harris St
    Spruce PineNC28777
    (828)765-2504
    276 students | Gr. 3-5
  • BakersvilleGouge Elementary School
    134 Laurel St
    BakersvilleNC28705
    (828)688-2141
    299 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Spruce PineGreenlee Primary
    2206 Carters Ridge Rd
    Spruce PineNC28777
    (828)766-9562
    267 students | Gr. KG-2
  • Spruce Pine
    Harris Middle School
    121 Harris St
    Spruce PineNC28777
    (828)765-2321
    278 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Spruce Pine
    Mayland Early College
    200 Mayland Dr
    Spruce PineNC28777
    (828)765-7351
    72 students | Gr. 9-11
  • BakersvilleMitchell High School
    2255 Herbert Akins Rd
    BakersvilleNC27526
    (828)688-2101
    565 students | Gr. 9-12

County Statistics

About Mitchell County County Statistics (NC) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 17,353 people 9,242,160 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 33% 24%
Median Household Income $32,806 $41,544
Recent Public School Articles
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Are the Three Rs Robbing our Children?
For far too long the American public school system has failed to address “out-of-school” factors like poverty and their impact on what happens in the classroom. As the nation continues to become increasingly diverse, many schools are adopting comprehensive approaches to education that account for the unique needs of students so that each child is prepared for their future and not just for a year-end test.
States Fight to Teach “Ignorant” Science to Students
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?
Mitchell 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 0.57, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.64. The most diverse school district in Mitchell County is North Beloit High School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or in the USA.