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  • Pre-K & K - 12 Enrollment for 2024-2025

    Registration is open for all students.
    We welcome all children to register for Grades K-12 here. Once you submit the online enrollment application, the school will reach out to you.

    For new or returning preschool students, click here to register. Students must be at least three years old on or before August 31, 2024. This registers your child with Caldwell County Schools. It does not guarantee enrollment in a preschool classroom. 


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  • 2023-24 School Supply List

    2023-24 School Supply List

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  • Face Masks

    Currently, face masks are optional for students and for staff.
    The Board of Education approved the Face Coverings policy (Policy 4231/5021/7263) on November 8, 2021, and it defines parameters that determine whether face masks are required or optional. Face masks will be required whenever the COVID positivity rate for students and staff exceeds 0.5 percent within a three-week rolling average. The status of face masks will be announced on Fridays for the following week.

    Face Coverings on buses and other school transportation are required per federal mandate. 

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  •  Dr. Thomas Howell

    Dr. Thomas Howell Named New Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources

    The Caldwell County Board of Education convened on June 25, 2024, and made several administrative announcements. The Board unanimously approved Dr. Thomas Howell as the new Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources. Dr. Howell, who has served as the Director of Human Resources for Avery County Schools for the past two years, will officially begin his new role on August 1, 2024.

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  •  Summer Meals

    Free Summer Meals Program for Children and Youth Ages 0 to 17

    Caldwell County Schools will provide free meals for children ages 0 to 17 at seven locations throughout the county from June 3, 2024, through August 23, 2024. While students enjoy their summer break, the school district ensures they receive a healthy, nutritious lunch.

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  •  Retirees '24

    Caldwell County School System Retirees Honored

    The school district celebrated the dedication and unwavering commitment of 54 retirees on June 4, 2024, at the annual Caldwell County Schools Retirement Luncheon. This group accumulated 1,352 years of service in public education.

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