Watauga County Public Schools

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There are 9 public schools in Watauga County County, North Carolina, serving 4,583 students.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina state average of 48%.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Watauga County Public Schools

County Statistics

About Watauga County County County Statistics (NC) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 47,210 people 9,242,160 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 30% 24%
Median Household Income $40,950 $41,544
Recent Public School Articles
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Research shows that students of color face a disproportionate number of disciplinary actions in U.S. public schools. Learn about these disparities, as well as the policies that fuel them. Also learn about suggested measures to address this problem.
Charter Schools Produce More Graduates than Public Schools
Studies show that graduation rates at charter schools outpace graduation rates at public schools. Learn how charter schools have been able to improve graduation rates, and the positive effects charter schools have on studentsí lives in the long-term.
Changing Demographics Will Alter the Diversity of Public Schools
Learn about projected changes in public school enrollment of various ethnic groups and what problems may be ahead for state education systems as they try to cope with increasing financial demands as a result of increased enrollment.
Did You Know?
Watauga 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 .21, which is lower than the North Carolina average of .64. The most diverse school district in Watauga County is Watauga County Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or in the USA.