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  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
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  4. College Prep
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  5. Clubs & Activities
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  6. Health & Safety
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  7. Administration
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  9. Food
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Carteret County Public Schools is a highly rated, public school district located in Beaufort, NC. It has 8,404 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 58% of students are at least proficient in math and 57% in reading.
Address
107 Safrit Drive
Beaufort, NC 28516
Telephone
(252) 728-4583

Carteret County Public Schools Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
57%
Percent Proficient - Math
58%
Average Graduation Rate
86%
Average SAT
1210
233 responses
Average ACT
26
231 responses

Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
8,404
Free or Reduced Lunch
43.6%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$44,387
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.1%

Finances

Total Expenses
$79,643,000
Expenses Per Student
$10,012/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    64%
  • Support Services
    32%
  • Other
    4%

Carteret County Public Schools Reviews

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I have had excellent experiences at every level of schooling with Carteret County Schools. Now in my Junior year of high school, I feel that my education has been and continues to be academically rigorous and socially satisfying. There are numerous opportunities to become involved outside of academics that enhance my overall experience. I know that I am ready for a successful college experience and career because of my foundation with Carteret County Schools.
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Carteret County Public Schools has definitely been the system I'd suggest to other people's kids if they needed suggestions. The teachers are awesome and so are the students that get tossed into the same school as I. Albeit most won't have the same experience I had, they can certainty have the chance to have a wonderful time.
The teachers are wonderful and extremely attentive. The college is very cost effective for the type of education you are getting there. It is nice to know I may be getting a better education here for half the price than it would be to go to the universities around here. It's a wonderful experience and everyone is extremely willing to help and tutor even after hours. They push you to strive to succeed and make sure that you are on track even when they don't have to. I wish everyone treated their students as well as they do here at Carteret community college.