North Carolina Burke County Public Schools

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Overview for Burke County, NC
Part of: Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton NC, Metropolitan Area
Map of Burke County, NCBurke County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 506.7 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 176.4 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 47.7%. On the 2000 census form, 98.9% of the population reported only one race, with 6.7% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 3.6% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.48 persons compared to an average family size of 2.94 persons.

In 2005 manufacturing was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $34,578. Per capita income grew by 5.9% between 1994 and 2004 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2005)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2005) 89,399 Covered Employment 33,923
Growth (%) since 1990 18.0% Average wage per job $29,648
Households (2000) 34,528 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 31.4%
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 42,040 Average wage per job $34,578
Unemployment Rate (2005) 6.4 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County D
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $24,591 Average wage per job D
Median Household Income (2003) $34,462 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2003) 13.6 Average wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 67.6 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 1.3%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 12.8 Average wage per job $36,601
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1. BURKE ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL
Address: 510 College Street, Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (828) 433-1321
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 86
Grades: 6-12

2. BURKE MIDDLE COLLEGE
Address: 1001 Burkemont Avenue, Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (828) 430-7100
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 106 11-12

3. CHESTERFIELD ELEMENTARY
Address: 2142 Pax Hill Road, Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (828) 437-3026
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 230
Grades: PK-5

4. DREXEL PRIMARY
Address: 101 Alta Vista St, Drexel, NC 28619
Phone: (828) 437-3160
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 309
Grades: PK-2

5. EAST ALPS
Address: 213 1st Street, Hildebran, NC 28637
Phone: (828) 397-6175
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 72
Grades: 7-12

6. EAST BURKE HIGH
Address: 3695 East Burke Boulevard, Connelly Springs, NC 28612
Phone: (828) 397-5541
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 1,123
Grades: 9-12

7. EAST BURKE MIDDLE
Address: Po Box 1150, Icard, NC 28666
Phone: (828) 397-7446
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 775
Grades: 6-8

8. ENOLA LEARNING CTR, BROUGHTON HOSPITAL
Address: Board Of Education, Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (828) 433-2302
County: Burke County
Enrollment: N/A
Grades: 0

9. FAMILY, INFANT AND PRESCHOOL
Address: Board Of Education, Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (919) 715-9058
County: Burke County
Enrollment: N/A
Grades: 0

10. FOOTHILLS CORRECTIONAL INST
Address: Board Of Education, Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (919) 733-3226
County: Burke County
Enrollment: N/A
Grades: 0

11. FOREST HILL ELEMENTARY
Address: 304 Ann Street, Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (828) 437-5906
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 438
Grades: PK-5

12. FREEDOM HIGH
Address: 511 Independence Boulevard, Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (828) 433-1310
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 1,295
Grades: 9-12

13. FRYE SCHOOL
Address: Board Of Education, Hickory, NC 28601
Phone: (828) 345-5807
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 4 7-11

14. GEORGE HILDEBRAND ELEMENTARY
Address: 8078 G Hildebrand Sch Road, Connelly Springs, NC 28612
Phone: (828) 879-9595
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 397
Grades: PK-5

15. GLEN ALPINE ELEMENTARY
Address: 302 London Street, Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (828) 584-0661
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 513 PK-5

16. HALLYBURTON ELEMENTARY
Address: Po Box 3238, Drexel, NC 28619
Phone: (828) 437-4184
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 280 3-5

17. HERITAGE MIDDLE
Address: 1951 Enon Road, Valdese, NC 28690
Phone: (828) 874-0731
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 659
Grades: 6-8

18. HILDEBRAN ELEMENTARY
Address: Po Box 451, Hildebran, NC 28637
Phone: (828) 397-3181
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 388
Grades: PK-5

19. HILLCREST ELEMENTARY
Address: 201 Tennessee Street, Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (828) 437-4258
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 211
Grades: PK-5

20. ICARD ELEMENTARY
Address: Po Box 70, Icard, NC 28666
Phone: (828) 397-3491
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 313
Grades: PK-5

21. JIMMY C. DRAUGHN HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 709 Lovelady Road, Valdese, NC 28680
Phone: (828) 439-4312
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 0
Grades: 9-12

22. LIBERTY MIDDLE
Address: 529 Enola Road, Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (828) 437-1330
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 671
Grades: 6-8

23. MOUNTAIN VIEW ELEMENTARY
Address: 106 Alphabet Lane, Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (828) 437-1584
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 222
Grades: PK-5

24. MULL ELEMENTARY
Address: 1140 Old Nc 18 South, Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (828) 437-5785
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 376
Grades: PK-5

25. NORTH LIBERTY
Address: 523 Enola Road, Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (828) 437-9656
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 84
Grades: KG-12

26. OAK HILL ELEMENTARY
Address: Po Box 1389, Morganton, NC 28680
Phone: (828) 433-1533
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 467
Grades: PK-5

27. RAY CHILDERS ELEMENTARY
Address: 1183 Cape Hickory Road, Hickory, NC 28601
Phone: (828) 324-1340
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 503
Grades: PK-5

28. ROBERT L PATTON HIGH
Address: 701 Enola Road, Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (828) 433-3000
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 1,006
Grades: 9-12

29. RUTHERFORD COLLEGE ELEMENTARY
Address: Po Box 247, Rutherford College, NC 28671
Phone: (828) 879-8870
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 232
Grades: PK-5

30. SALEM ELEMENTARY
Address: 1329 Salem Road, Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (828) 437-5901
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 556
Grades: PK-5

31. TABLE ROCK MIDDLE
Address: 1581 Nc 126, Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (828) 437-5212
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 625
Grades: 6-8

32. THE NEW DIMENSIONS SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 2248, Morganton, NC 28680
Phone: (828) 437-5753
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 80
Grades: KG-5

33. VALDESE ELEMENTARY
Address: 298 Praley Street, Valdese, NC 28690
Phone: (828) 874-0704
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 411
Grades: PK-5

34. W A YOUNG ELEMENTARY
Address: 325 Conley Road, Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (828) 584-0632
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 396
Grades: PK-5

35. WALTER R JOHNSON MIDDLE
Address: 701 Lenoir Road, Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (828) 430-7340
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 525
Grades: 6-8

36. WESTERN CAROLINA CENTER
Address: Board Of Education, Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (919) 575-9058
County: Burke County
Enrollment: N/A
Grades: 0

37. WESTERN YOUTH INSTITUTE
Address: Board Of Education, Morganton, NC 28680
Phone: (919) 733-3226
County: Burke County
Enrollment: N/A
Grades: 0

38. WTN NC SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
Address: 517 West Fleming Dr, Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (828) 432-5200
County: Burke County
Enrollment: 0
Grades: 1-12