Our Mission:

The mission of Carteret County Schools is to graduate all students prepared to be productive citizens.

Pic 2.JPG Pic 5.JPG pics Pic 1.JPG Pic 6.JPG Pic 12.JPG Pic 7.JPG Pic 8.JPG Pic 16A.JPG Pic 15.JPG

School System Information

Welcome . . .

The Carteret County Public School System serves the students of Carteret County, a county located on the beautiful Crystal Coast of eastern North Carolina. From Cedar Point to Cedar Island there are 85 miles of beautiful coastal scenery, friendly towns, and 17 public schools that are committed to creating opportunities for all students to do their best and to succeed.

Thank you for visiting our site. We hope you find it informative and useful. In Carteret County, quality makes the difference.

Important Notes

February 3, 2015 - Next Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m.

High Schools will each host graduation June 5, 6:30 p.m.

Comments about Down East restructuring can be sent to downeastproposal@carteretk12.org .

The Code of Student Conduct provides the consequences for misbehavior. 

NC Guide to Strengthening Our Public Schools -
      Full Report
      Executive Summary

Carteret County Schools Ranked 7th In Education In State Report Created by NC CAP

Information about Disability Services for Students, Parents and Employees

Kindergarten Registration Information
      Information in English
      Registration Form in English
      Information in Spanish
      Registration Form in Spanish

Select the links below for the NC Pre-K Program Registration Information for Carteret County
NC Pre-K Flyer with Dates, Location, Times, and What to Bring to Registration
NC Pre-K Flyer with Dates, Locations, Times and What to Bring to Registration in Spanish

Learn about Carteret County Public School Foundation

State Contact Information: Contact information to share your concerns about public education

For Legislative Information, visit:
Public Schools First NC - A group advocating for high-quality public schools in North Carolina 

NC School Boards Association - Click on Governmental Relations for Legislative Alerts


2014-2015 Employees of the Year

2014-2015 Employees of the Year

Carteret County Public School System's 2014-2015 Employees of the Year are, from the left, April Lilley, Amy Brubaker, Sarah Weinhold, Ann Chadwick and Tiffany Mayo.