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District Information about the 2020-21 School Year
Whether your child is brand-new to school or transferring here from another school district, we welcome you into our Catawba County Schools family!
Our youngest students’ adventure starts with either the Traditional Pathway OR the Spanish Immersion Pathway where students learn all the NC Standards... just in Spanish! We offer Spanish Immersion beginning in Kindergarten at 3 elementary schools.
The physical and emotional safety of our students is critical to providing a best-in-class education. Click on the link below to learn about our building safety features, our vast team of School Resource Officers, our anonymous tip line for students, and more. Learn about our advanced cleaning and public health protocols to keep our staff and students healthy.
The Education Foundation for Catawba County Schools is helping to make education better by improving student success by investing in our teachers. We are fortunate to be the sole beneficiary of the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Since 2018, the Ed Foundation has invested over $60,000 in our teachers and future teachers through college scholarships, innovation grants, and more.
Cool feature alert! You can "subscribe" to the calendars that matter to you and have them automatically update your personal calendar when we add or change events. Have children in multiple schools? No problem!
Join the Catawba County Schools Team and help make education better! The combination of our outstanding beginning teacher support, fantastic benefits, low teacher-turnover rate, and our close proximity to Charlotte, the mountains, and the beach makes CCS a great place to work!
We serve 15,800 students, each of whom uniquely contributes to our district's vibrant and engaging learning environment
We have 28 schools that inspire students in grades Pre-K to 12, including an Early College High School & an Alternative School
Our CCS family proudly includes almost 2,000 outstanding employees and is the largest employer group in Catawba County
Being 1:1 is more than just our our 6th-12th graders having their own Chromebook to use at home and school, and our K-5th grade students having access to them at school, it's also using robots to learn math and literacy lessons and so much more!
Dual Language Immersion Schools
Language immersion programs are an exciting option for parents who want their children to have the advantages of a rigorous academic program while also learning two languages – English and a target language. In a Spanish immersion program, Spanish is not taught as a subject; Spanish is the language in which instruction is delivered.
The class of 2020 was proudly awarded over $22 million in scholarships from prestigious colleges and universities across the nation. The academic, college, & career counseling that our counselors provide help our students become college- and career-ready
Online Catawba Students
Our Online Catawba Virtual Learning Academy offers students in grades 5-12 the flexibility of online learning with all the benefits of a free, rigorous curriculum, all necessary technology and textbooks included, and the ability to participate in athletics, arts, and more