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Schools


Hickory Education

Day Cares and Child Development Centers

Apple Tree Academies, Inc.
828-328-5211 or 828-464-6319

Catawba Ridge Child Development Center
828-327-2500

The Childrens Resource Center
828-328-8228

LeGrande Learning Center
828-327-4422

Quality care Child Development Center
828-256-4447

YMCA of Catawba Valley - Association Office
828-324-9622

 

Public Primary and Secondary Schools

There are three school systems in Catawba County: Catawba County Schools, Hickory Public Schools and Newton-Conover City Schools.

Catawba County Schools
Dr. Timothy Markley, Superintendent
PO Box 1010, 10 East 25th Street
Newton, NC 28658
828-464-8333
www.catawba.k12.nc.us

Quick Facts:

Total Enrollment (2005 2006) 
Total Budget 
Average Class Size 
% of Schools with Internet Access
Computer to Student Ratio: 
Elementary Schools 
Middle Schools 
High Schools

17,525
$155 Million
20 students to 1 teacher
100%
1 to 3
16
5
5

Hickory Public Schools
Dr. Ric Vandett, Superintendent
432 4th Avenue SW
Hickory, NC 28602
828-322-2855
www.hickory.k12.nc.us

Quick Facts:

Total Enrollment (2005 2006) 
Total Budget 
Average Class Size 
% of Schools with Internet Access
Computer to Student Ratio: 
Elementary Schools 
Middle Schools 
High Schools

4,518
$41,000,000
19 students to 1 teacher
100%
1 to 4
5
2
1

 

Hickory, North Carolina Schools

 

Catawba Valley High School

6th Grade to 12th Grade :: 102 Students :: Hickory City Schools

 

Clyde Campbell Elementary School

Kindergarten to 6th Grade :: 781 Students :: Catawba County Schools

 

Frye School

4th Grade to 10th Grade :: 9 Students :: Hickory City Schools

 

Harry M Arndt Middle School

7th Grade to 8th Grade :: 664 Students :: Catawba County Schools

 

Hickory High School

9th Grade to 12th Grade :: 1,232 Students :: Hickory City Schools

 

 

 

Northview Middle School

6th Grade to 8th Grade :: 572 Students :: Hickory City Schools

 

Oakwood Elementary School

Pre-Kindergarten to 5th Grade :: 352 Students :: Hickory City Schools

 

Saint Stephens High School

9th Grade to 12th Grade :: 1,224 Students :: Catawba County Schools

 

Viewmont Elementary School

Pre-Kindergarten to 5th Grade :: 509 Students :: Hickory City Schools

 

W M Jenkins Elementary School

Pre-Kindergarten to 5th Grade :: 483 Students :: Hickory City Schools

 

Webb A Murray Elementary School

Kindergarten to 6th Grade :: 498 Students :: Catawba County Schools

Hickory City Schools

 

Grandview Middle School

6th Grade to 8th Grade :: 474 Students :: Hickory City Schools

 

Longview Elementary School

Kindergarten to 5th Grade :: 377 Students :: Hickory City Schools

 

Mountain View Elementary School

Kindergarten to 6th Grade :: 710 Students :: Catawba County Schools

 

Southwest Elementary School

Pre-Kindergarten to 5th Grade :: 348 Students :: Hickory City Schools

 

Sweetwater Elementary School

Pre-Kindergarten to 6th Grade :: 312 Students :: Catawba County Schools

 

 

 

Granite Falls, North Carolina Schools

 

Baton Elementary School

Kindergarten to 5th Grade :: 536 Students :: Caldwell County Schools

 

Caldwell County Gateway School

7th Grade to 12th Grade :: 90 Students :: Caldwell County Schools

 

 

Dudley Shoals Elementary School

Pre-Kindergarten to 5th Grade :: 578 Students :: Caldwell County Schools

 

Granite Falls Elementary School

Kindergarten to 5th Grade :: 707 Students :: Caldwell County Schools

 

Granite Falls Middle School

6th Grade to 8th Grade :: 741 Students :: Caldwell County Schools

 

Sawmills Elementary School

Pre-Kindergarten to 5th Grade :: 363 Students :: Caldwell County Schools


Private Primary and Secondary Schools

Concordia Lutheran School
4 year old preschool 8th grade
828-464-3011

Conover School
Ages 3-21 Accommodating Mentally/Physically Challenged
828-464-9532

Covenant Fellowship School

Pre-Kindergarten to 12th Grade :: 69 Students

Non-Denominational Christian Private School

Hickory Christian Academy
K4- 10th Grade
828-324-5405

Hickory Day Schools
K-8th Grade
828-256-9492

Mt. Olive Lutheran Child Devel School

Pre-Kindergarten to Kindergarten : 100 Students

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Private School

 

Solid Rock Christian Academy

Pre-Kindergarten to 12th Grade : 76 Students

Non-Denominational Christian Private School

St. Stephens Lutheran School
3 year old preschool 8th Grade
828-256-2166

Tabernacle Christian School
K3- 12th Grade
828-324-9936
www.tabernaclehickory.org

Tri-City Christian School
K4-12th Grade
828-465-6644
www.tcbc.org

 

Post Secondary Education Providers

Catawba Valley Community College
Dr. Garrett Hinshaw, President
2550 US Highway 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602
828-327-7000
www.cvcc.edu

Lenoir-Rhyne University
Dr. Wayne Powell, President
PO Box 7163 * 7th Avenue and 8th Street NE
Hickory, NC 28603
828-328-7300

http://www.lr.edu/  

 

Hickory Metropolitan Higher Education Center
(A collaborative effort by Appalachian State University, Lenoir-Rhyne University, Catawba Valley Community College, NC State University and UNC Charlotte)
Dr. Jane Everson, Executive Director
2550 Highway 70SE
Hickory, NC 28602
828-267-3464

Appalachian State University
PO Box 32100
Boone, NC 28608
828-262-2000
www.appstate.edu