Schools on the Crystal Coast

Relocating to the Crystal Coast with kids? You might want to know more about the educational opportunities available in Carteret County. Fortunately, there are quite a few great options in this area—for public, private, and charter schools. Eager to learn more? Take a look at some of the most popular schooling options on the Crystal Coast.

Carteret County Public Schools

Carteret County Public Schools is a large and diverse district spanning all of Carteret County. It ranks among the best school districts in the state and is home to some of North Carolina’s top-performing schools—like Croatan High and West Carteret High. The district comprises a preschool center, 10 primary/elementary schools, six middle schools, and five high schools, including the Marine Science and Technology Early College High and the Bridges School.

Academic Programs

Carteret County schools offer a wide array of outstanding academic, athletic, and extracurricular programs for students of all ages. Academic opportunities offered include: Career and Technical Education, College Prep, Credit by Demonstrated Mastery, and many more.

Sports

Carteret County schools offer competitive team play at the middle school and high school levels. Sports offered include football, soccer, volleyball, golf, wrestling, basketball, baseball/softball, and track and field.

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Charter Schools in Carteret County

Looking for an alternative educational environment for your children? Carteret County is home to two highly rated charter schools.

Tiller School

Located in charming Beaufort, the Tiller School serves students in grades K through 5, and ranks among the best elementary schools in North Carolina.

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Arapahoe Charter School

Arapahoe Charter School is located in Arapahoe, near New Bern. It educates students in grades K through 12 in a Lower School and an Upper School.

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Crystal Coast Private Schools

Carteret County is home to four private schools, most of which are located in the Newport area.

St. Egbert Catholic School

  • Location: Morehead City
  • Grades: PreK – 5
  • Affiliation: Roman Catholic
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Gramercy Christian

  • Location: Newport
  • Grades: K – 12
  • Affiliation: Christian
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Grace Christian

  • Location: Newport
  • Grades: PreK – 8
  • Affiliation: Baptist
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