Our Schools

Every Student Prepared for a world yet to be Imagined

Mission Statement

Mitchell County Schools offers K-12 education to students. Our Mission is to collaborate with families and community partners to provide a safe, caring, and engaging learning environment that prepares graduates to become responsible citizens in a diverse, global society. At MCS, we are committed to excellence!

About us

Mitchell County Schools are a public school system with seven schools grades K-12. We are nestled in the picturesque mountains of western North Carolina. Academic excellence is the desired result for all students at MCS and we are on a continual path to maximize student learning at every grade. Our programs provide students with the technology, skills, and knowledge to be effective members of our school community and a global society. Outstanding students, a supportive community, and a dedicated staff are the hallmarks of our programs. Our system is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.We invite you to visit our schools; meet our administration, faculty, and staff; or call us if you have questions. Take time to explore our site and come back regularly for news and updates!

Mitchell County Schools

72 Ledger School Rd

Bakersville, NC 28705


Phone: 828-766-2220

Fax: 828-766-2221