North Carolina Carteret County Public Schools

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Overview for Carteret County, NC
Part of: Morehead City NC, Micropolitan Area
Map of Carteret County, NCCarteret County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 519.8 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 120.3 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 87.9%. On the 2000 census form, 98.9% of the population reported only one race, with 7.0% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 1.7% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.31 persons compared to an average family size of 2.76 persons.

In 2005 retail trade was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $20,085. Per capita income grew by 23.9% 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) 62,525 Covered Employment 23,054
Growth (%) since 1990 19.3% Average wage per job $24,290
Households (2000) 25,204 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 6.8%
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 32,050 Average wage per job $24,548
Unemployment Rate (2005) 4.6 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County D
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $29,177 Average wage per job D
Median Household Income (2003) $39,060 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2003) 11.7 Average wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 82.1 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 2.1%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 19.8 Average wage per job $43,760
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1. ATLANTIC ELEMENTARY
Address: Po Box 98, Atlantic, NC 28511
Phone: (252) 225-3961
County: Carteret County
Enrollment: 131
Grades: PK-8

2. BEAUFORT ELEMENTARY
Address: 110 Carraway Drive, Beaufort, NC 28516
Phone: (252) 728-3316
County: Carteret County
Enrollment: 485
Grades: PK-6

3. BEAUFORT MIDDLE
Address: 100 Carraway Drive, Beaufort, NC 28516
Phone: (252) 728-4520
County: Carteret County
Enrollment: 245
Grades: 6-8

4. BOGUE SOUND ELEMENTARY
Address: 3323 Highway 24, Newport, NC 28570
Phone: (252) 393-1279
County: Carteret County
Enrollment: 443
Grades: PK-5

5. BRIDGES ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL
Address: 1108 Bridges Street, Morehead City, NC 28516
Phone: (252) 808-3040
County: Carteret County
Enrollment: 47 7-9

6. BROAD CREEK MIDDLE
Address: 2382 Hwy 24, Newport, NC 28570
Phone: (252) 247-3135
County: Carteret County
Enrollment: 556
Grades: 6-8

7. CAPE LOOKOUT MARINE SCI HIGH
Address: 1108 Bridges St, Morehead City, NC 28557
Phone: (252) 726-1601
County: Carteret County
Enrollment: 115
Grades: 9-12

8. CROATAN HIGH
Address: 1 Cougar Lane, Newport, NC 28570
Phone: (252) 393-7022
County: Carteret County
Enrollment: 839
Grades: 9-12

9. EAST CARTERET HIGH
Address: 3263 Hwy 70 E, Beaufort, NC 28516
Phone: (252) 728-3514
County: Carteret County
Enrollment: 623
Grades: 9-12

10. HARKERS ISLAND ELEMENTARY
Address: 1163 Island Road, Harkers Island, NC 28531
Phone: (252) 728-3755
County: Carteret County
Enrollment: 165
Grades: KG-9

11. MOREHEAD CITY MIDDLE
Address: 400 Barbour Road, Morehead City, NC 28557
Phone: (252) 726-1126
County: Carteret County
Enrollment: 448 6-9

12. MOREHEAD CITY PRIMARY
Address: 4409 Country Club Road, Morehead City, NC 28557
Phone: (252) 247-2448
County: Carteret County
Enrollment: 652
Grades: PK-3

13. MOREHEAD ELEM AT CAMP GLENN
Address: 3316 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557
Phone: (252) 726-1131
County: Carteret County
Enrollment: 305 4-5

14. NEWPORT ELEMENTARY
Address: 219 Chatham Street, Newport, NC 28570
Phone: (252) 223-4201
County: Carteret County
Enrollment: 791
Grades: PK-5

15. NEWPORT MIDDLE
Address: 500 E Chatham Street, Newport, NC 28570
Phone: (252) 223-3482
County: Carteret County
Enrollment: 452 6-8

16. SMYRNA ELEMENTARY
Address: 174 Marshallberg Road, Smyrna, NC 28579
Phone: (252) 729-2301
County: Carteret County
Enrollment: 254
Grades: PK-8

17. TILLER SCHOOL
Address: 1950 Hwy 70e, Beaufort, NC 28516
Phone: (252) 728-1995
County: Carteret County
Enrollment: 133
Grades: KG-5

18. WEST CARTERET HIGH
Address: 4700 Country Club Road, Morehead City, NC 28557
Phone: (252) 726-1176
County: Carteret County
Enrollment: 1,208
Grades: 9-12

19. WHITE OAK ELEMENTARY
Address: 555 Wb Mclean Drive, Cape Carteret, NC 28584
Phone: (252) 393-3990
County: Carteret County
Enrollment: 630
Grades: PK-5