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!

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!

Every Student Prepared for a world yet to be Imagined