Rutherford County Schools

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In North Carolina children can attend their neighborhood schools or charter schools. Low-income students are eligible for scholarship funding to attend private schools.

Under the federal No Child Left Behind law, students attending a Title I school designated as "in need of improvement" have the right to attend a higher performing school in the district.
GreatSchools Rating: 5 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
This district's rating is based on its schools' test results; 10 is best.
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382 West Main Street
Forest City, NC 28043
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PH: (828) 288-2200
FAX: (828) 288-2490
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yellow arrow Grades PK-12
yellow arrow 8,554 students
yellow arrow 18 schools
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