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Mission Statement

The mission of Clay County Schools is to build high quality learning environments that ensure all students learn at high levels.
In CCS, we envision providing educational environments of the highest quality, created by professionals of the highest quality, leading to all students learning at high levels, and culminating in every student graduating on time and prepared for their next step.

Recent News


Clay County Schools, 2021-2022 Clay County Schools (CCS) believes that an in-person school environment is the best place for students to grow academically, socially, emotionally, and physically.

Temporary CCS Traffic Pattern Change

This summer CCS was able to demolish the Old Elementary School building on our campus through funding partnerships with the Clay County Commissioners and the NC Education Lottery Grant. This also allowed us to re-grade and asphalt our bus parking lot and the adjacent property available after the building demolition....

Upcoming Events

School Board Meeting

Time: 6 PM – 7 PM
Location: Clay County Board of Education Board Room


Time: 5 PM
Location: Neighborhood

About Us

  • 1244 Enrollment
    We believe small is better because no students fall through the cracks
  • 4 Schools
    All 4 schools are located on the same campus.
  • 58% NBCT
    and/or Teachers with Advanced Degrees
  • 58 Sport Teams & Clubs
    We believe students learn leadership with participation in extracurricular activities.
  • 192 Employees
    Our Teacher to Student Ratio is 1:12
  • 93.6%Graduation Rate
    We want all students to graduate ready for post-secondary success.