Carteret County Public Schools List by NC City. Contact Information, Principals, Phone Numbers, And More

Carteret County Public Schools list in Morehead City, Newport, Beaufort, Smyrna, Atlantic, and Harkers Island including all elementary schools, primary schools, preschools, middle schools, and high schools. List includes Principal and Vice Principal information, contacts, address, and phone numbers.

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Morehead City NC

Bridges School
Dr. Cathy Tomon – Principal
Address: 140 Vashti Drive, Morehead City, NC 28557
Phone Number: 252-808-3040
Fax: 252-726-5245
Serves students grades kindergarten through 12th grade

Morehead City Elementary School at Camp Glenn
Anna Brooks – Principal
Address: 3316 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557
Phone Number: 252-726-1131
Fax: 252-726-5896
Serves students grades 4th – 5th grade

Morehead City Primary School
Jeannie Smith – Principal
Allison Graham – Assistant Principal
Address: 4409 Country Club Road, Morehead City, NC 28557
Phone Number: 252-247-2448
Fax: 252-247-3127
Serves students grades Pre-Kindergarten through 3rd Grade
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Morehead City Middle School
Adam Olander – Principal
Crystal Burke – Assistant Principal
Address: 400 Barbour Road, Morehead City, NC 28557
Phone Number: 252-726-1126
Fax: 252-726-4980
Serves students grades 6th through 8th Grade

West Carteret High School
Joe Poletti – Principal
Kim Krohn – Assistant Principal
Chuck O’Neal – Assistant Principal
John Suralik – Assistant Principal
Address: 4700 Country Club Road, Morehead City, NC 28557
Phone Number: 252-726-1176
Fax: 252-726-6290
Serves students 9th through 12th Grade
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Marine Science and Technology Early College High School – Closed
Deanne Rosen – Principal
Address: Carteret Community College Campus, 3505 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557
Phone Number: 252-222-7990
Opened August 2018 to 9th Grade Students

Newport NC

Carteret Preschool Center
Jeanne Huntley – Director
Address: 903 Church Street, Newport, NC 28570
Phone Number: 252-223-4574
Fax: 252-223-4920

Bogue Sound Elementary School
Jenny Bell – Principal
Laura Parish – Assistant Principal
Address: 3323 Highway 24, Newport, NC 28570
Phone Number: 252-393-1279
Fax: 252-393-1379
Serves students grades Pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade

Newport Elementary School
Jody McClenny – Principal
Christy Propst – Assistant principal
Address: 219 Chatham Street, Newport, NC 28570
Phone Number: 252-223-4201
Fax: 252-223-4107
Serves students grades Pre-Kindergarten through 5th Grade
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Broad Creek Middle School
Sarah Weinhold – Principal
Dr. Mary Keel – Assistant Principal
Address: 2382 Highway 24, Newport, NC 28570
Phone Number: 252-247-3135
Fax: 252-247-5114
Serves students grades 6th through 8th Grade

Croatan High School
Kay Zimarino – Principal
Shannah Norris – Assistant Principal
Jay Westbrook – Assistant Principal
Address: #1 Cougar Lane, 3355 Highway 24, Newport, NC 28570
Phone Number: 252-393-7022
Fax 252-393-1223
Serves students grades 9th through 12th

Newport Middle School
Carolyn Heller – Principal
Kristen Miller – Assistant Principal
Address: 500 E. Chatham St, Newport, NC 28570
Phone Number: 252-223-3482
Fax: 252-223-4914
Serves students grades 6th through 8th Grade

Beaufort NC

Beaufort Elementary School
Karen Wood – Principal
Mary Ellington: Assistant Principal
Address: 110 Carraway Drive, Beaufort, NC 28516
Phone number: 252-728-3316
FAX: 252-728-2753
Serves students grades Pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade

Beaufort Middle School
Jessica Emory – Principal
Address: 100 Carraway Drive, Beaufort, NC 28516
Phone Number: 252-728-4520
Fax 252-728-3392
Serves students grades 6th through 8th Grade

East Carteret High School
Katherine Steele – Principal
Juanita Russell – Assistant Principal
Address: 3263 Hwy. 70, Beaufort, NC 28516
Phone Number: 252-728-3514
Fax 252-728-3487
Serves students 9th through 12th Grade

Harkers Island NC

Harkers Island Elementary School
Al Roberson – Principal
Address: 1163 Island Road, Harkers Island, NC 28531
Phone Number: 252-728-3755
Fax: 252-728-6399
Serves students grades kindergarten through 5th Grade

Atlantic NC

Atlantic Elementary School
Greg Guthrie – Principal
Address: 151 School Dr, PO Box 98, Atlantic, NC 28511
Phone Number: 252-225-3961
Fax: 252-225-1077
Serves students grades Pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade.

Cape Carteret NC

White Oak Elementary School
Terri Brett – Principal
Kimberly Hughes – Assistant Principal
Address: 555 W. B. McLean Drive, Swansboro (in Cape Carteret), NC 28584
Phone Number: 252-393-3990
Fax: 252-393-2773
Serves students grades Pre-Kindergarten through 5th Grade

Smyrna NC

Smyrna Elementary School
Rolanda Golden – Principal
Address: 174 Marshallberg Rd, Smyrna, NC 28579
Phone Number: 252-729-2301
Fax: 252-729-1015
Serves students grades Pre-Kindergarten through 5th Grade

Down East Middle School
Rolanda Golden – Principal
Address: 174 Marshallberg Rd, Smyrna, NC 28579
Phone Number: 252-729-2301
Fax: 252-729-1015
Serves students grades 6th through 8th

Community College

Carteret Community College
President: Dr. John Hauser
Address: 3505 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557
Phone: 252-222-6000

News

January 15, 2020 – New Substance Abuse Testing Policy – Administrators adopted a stricter substance abuse testing policy for all school bus and activity bus drivers. Additionally, the new policy requires and federal background check per new mandates issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulation. Drivers will continue to get random drug and alcohol testing. The new federal database will allow Carteret schools administrators to see past alcohol and drug issues and if a applicant driver had problems elsewhere.

January 7, 2020 – Local Carteret County Board of Education (BOE) officials met with the director of the N.C. School Boards Association to hear recommendations for conducting a national search for a new superintendent. Also at that meeting, the BOE approved hiring the association for the national search and approved documents related to that search. Allison Schafer, legal counsel and director of policy for the school board association said that the search likely will take 6 months. Currently, Richard Paylor along with Blair Propst are serving as the interim superintendent.

Superintendent Mat Bottoms announced on November 21, 2019 that he is retiring from the school system effective December 31, 2019. His retirement culminates in 39 years within local schools starting out at West Carteret as the band director, then as assistant principal, then as Croatan High principal, assistant superintendent, and finally as superintendent in 2017.

2018-2019 State Report

According to the N.C. annual school performance grade accountability measurement in 2018-2019, 17 county school showed exceptional improvement.

This report was released in September of 2019. The results showed that 88.2% of public schools received a grade A or B.

The report also showed that Carteret schools rank number 1 in the state. Additionally, the report showed that Croatan High, MaST Early College High, and East Carteret High received a grade of A.

State SAT and ACT scores show that our local public schools rank the third highest out of 115 traditional school for SAT and third in the state for ACT scores.

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One thought on “Carteret County Public Schools List by NC City. Contact Information, Principals, Phone Numbers, And More

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    November 16, 2018 at 6:28 pm
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    Thank you for a page with all school contacts on one page.

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