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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 44 public schools in Catawba County, NC, serving 23,673 students.
  • Catawba County, NC public school have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Catawba County have an average ranking in the top 50% of North Carolina public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Catawba County, NC are Challenger Early College High School, Discovery High School and Sherrills Ford Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the North Carolina public school average of 16:1.

Top Catawba County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Balls Creek Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2620 Balls Creek Road
    Newton, NC 28658
    (828)464-4766

    Grades: PK-6 | 693 students
  • Bandys High School Math: 56% | Reading: 50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    5040 E Bandys Road
    Catawba, NC 28609
    (828)241-3171

    Grades: 9-12 | 886 students
  • Banoak Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    7651 W Nc 10 Hwy
    Vale, NC 28168
    (704)462-2849

    Grades: K-6 | 309 students
  • Blackburn Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 43%
    Rank: Top 50%
    4377 W Nc 10 Hwy
    Newton, NC 28658
    (704)462-1344

    Grades: K-6 | 636 students
  • Bunker Hill High School Math: 22% | Reading: 35%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4675 Oxford School Road
    Claremont, NC 28610
    (828)241-3355

    Grades: 9-12 | 886 students
  • Catawba Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5415 Hudson Chapel Road
    Catawba, NC 28609
    (828)241-3131

    Grades: PK-6 | 424 students
  • Catawba Rosenwald Education Center Special Education School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    403 6th Ave Sw
    Catawba, NC 28609
    (828)241-2734

    Grades: K-12 | 42 students
  • Challenger Early College High School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank: Top 5%
    2550 Hwy 70 Se
    Hickory, NC 28602
    (828)485-2980

    Grades: 9-12 | 411 students
  • Charles H Tuttle Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2872 Water Plant Road
    Maiden, NC 28650
    (828)428-3080

    Grades: K-6 | 474 students
  • Claremont Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 33%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3384 E Main Street
    Claremont, NC 28610
    (828)459-7921

    Grades: PK-6 | 435 students
  • Clyde Campbell Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 55%
    Rank: Top 30%
    2121 35th Avenue Drive Ne
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828)256-2769

    Grades: K-6 | 551 students
  • Conover Special Education Special Education School
    108 7th Street Place Sw
    Conover, NC 28613
    (828)464-9532

    Grades: PK-13 | 66 students
  • Discovery High School Math: 70-79% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank: Top 5%
    301 West 18th St
    Newton, NC 28658
    (828)466-5581

    Grades: 9-12 | 216 students
  • Fred T Foard High School Math: 44% | Reading: 54%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3407 Plateau Road
    Newton, NC 28658
    (704)462-1496

    Grades: 9-12 | 969 students
  • Grandview Middle School Math: 28% | Reading: 35%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    451 Catawba Valley Boulevard
    Hickory, NC 28602
    (828)328-2289

    Grades: 6-8 | 443 students
  • Harry M Arndt Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3350 34th Street Drive Ne
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828)256-9545

    Grades: 7-8 | 646 students
  • Hickory Career Arts Magnet High School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    409 8th Avenue Ne
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828)328-6738

    Grades: 6-12 | 158 students
  • Hickory High School Math: 40% | Reading: 46%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1234 3rd Street Ne
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828)322-5860

    Grades: 9-13 | 1066 students
  • Jacobs Fork Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3431 Plateau Road
    Newton, NC 28658
    (704)462-1827

    Grades: 7-8 | 476 students
  • Longview Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    737 12th Street Sw
    Hickory, NC 28602
    (828)485-0975

    Grades: 3-5 | 358 students
  • Lyle Creek Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 38%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1845 Edgewater Drive Nw
    Conover, NC 28613
    (828)464-0299

    Grades: PK-6 | 560 students
  • Maiden Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 46%
    Rank: Top 50%
    201 N Main Avenue
    Maiden, NC 28650
    (828)428-8769

    Grades: K-6 | 484 students
  • Maiden High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    600 West Main Street
    Maiden, NC 28650
    (828)428-8197

    Grades: 9-12 | 902 students
  • Maiden Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 43%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    518 North C Avenue
    Maiden, NC 28650
    (828)428-2326

    Grades: 7-8 | 424 students
  • Mill Creek Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1041 Shiloh Road
    Claremont, NC 28610
    (828)241-2711

    Grades: 7-8 | 375 students
  • Mountain View Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 30%
    5911 Dwayne Starnes Road
    Hickory, NC 28602
    (828)294-2020

    Grades: PK-6 | 757 students
  • Newton-conover High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    338 W 15th Street
    Newton, NC 28658
    (828)465-0920

    Grades: 9-12 | 760 students
  • Newton-conover Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 45%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    873 Northern Dr Nw
    Conover, NC 28613
    (828)464-4221

    Grades: 6-8 | 609 students
  • North Newton Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    221 West 26th St
    Newton, NC 28658
    (828)464-2631

    Grades: PK-5 | 507 students
  • Northview Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    302 28th Avenue Ne
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828)327-6300

    Grades: 6-8 | 547 students
  • Oakwood Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Top 30%
    366 4th Street Nw
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828)322-1340

    Grades: PK-5 | 374 students
  • Oxford Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5915 Oxford School Road
    Claremont, NC 28610
    (828)459-7220

    Grades: PK-6 | 596 students
  • River Bend Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 38%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4670 Oxford School Road
    Claremont, NC 28610
    (828)241-2754

    Grades: 7-8 | 469 students
  • Saint Stephens Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 32%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    684 30th Street Ne
    Conover, NC 28613
    (828)256-2570

    Grades: PK-6 | 676 students
  • Saint Stephens High School Math: 39% | Reading: 42%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3205 34th Street Drive Ne
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828)256-9841

    Grades: 9-12 | 1251 students
  • Show 9 more public schools in Catawba County, NC (out of 44 total schools)
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