Schools


APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY

BACK 2 SCHOOL FESTIVAL

Created to lift the heavy financial burden that back-to-school shopping creates for local families. When families are unable to afford supplies the responsibility often falls on faculty and staff and can leave the child feeling insecure or inadequate.

BLOWING ROCK SCHOOL

Pre-K through 8th grade, with enrollment of approximately 400 students and 60 staff members. Our students consistently do well academically and excel in athletics and arts through participation in community recreation programs and arts organizations.

CCC&TI

This part of our Business Services Team offers free workshops presented by leaders in Watauga County. Free business coaching helps to develop and sustain business success. Mobile Mentoring provides business coaching, on-site assessments and resources.

KID COVE PRESCHOOL & DROP IN HOURLY CHILDCARE

Children who enter Kid Cove will develop and learn through fun and creativity. We play, we learn, and we grow at Kid Cove. Convenience of hourly drop off child care or daily half day preschool allow families the flexibility and availability of childcare in the High Country. We are dedicated to ensuring all children are loved, nurtured and taught in developmentally appropriate ways. Enriching a child's mind through teachings that include cognitive, emotional/social, physical and language concepts ensures that each child has a foundation for learning to his/her highest potential. Strengthening children, families and the community is a priority of Kid Cove. We believe well rounded education starts with a well rounded preschool experience. We can't wait for you to join us at Kid Cove! Our preschool location is located in Oak Grove Baptist Church. This location houses 90 children for half day preschool from 8-1 each day. Our second location will be opening early February on Meadowview Drive right in the heart of Boone. This location will welcome children for drop off childcare. Parents can drop off for 4 hours/day at this location.

WALKER COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

The Walker College of Business at Appalachian State Univ. delivers transformational educational experiences that prepare & inspire students to be ethical, innovative & engaged business leaders who positively impact our community, both locally & globally.

WATAUGA COUNTY SCHOOLS

Our mission is to educate for productive citizenship & lifelong learning. Nine schools with total enrollment of 4,650 students. Our school system is one of very few statewide where every school has been recognized for high achievement under the NC ABC's Report Card. All eight K-8 schools are Schools of Excellence, and Watauga High School is a School of Distinction.