Education Calendar



August 5, 2019 – 4 to 6 pm – Riverside Elementary will hold an Open House at the School to welcome everyone back to school.  There will be a 5th Grade parent meeting during the event at 5:30 pm.

August 7, 2019 – First Day of School for Avery County Schools

September 20, 2019 – 5:00 pm – Crossnore Elementary will hold their Fall Festival at the School. All are invited.


General Announcements and Programs:

For more information on the Avery County Schools Summer Feeding Program CLICK HERE

Be A Mentor – You never know the impact that you could make in the life of a child; If you are interested in volunteering to be a mentor to a local child please contact the Western Youth Network at (828) 264-5174 or email Angela McMann at or download a volunteer application by clicking here: Western Youth Network Application

The SCOTTIE Mobile Pre-K (click for information) is out and about and if you have a child who would be eligible for the classes but are unable to attend Pre-K, this is a service of the Avery Public School System and Smart Start.  There are many locations throughout the county for folks to attend.  For more information or a full list of the SCOTTIE schedule, contact the Board of Education at 733-6006



Avery County Schools
Avery County High School
Avery County Middle School
Cranberry Middle School
Newland Elementary
Riverside Elementary
Freedom Trail Elementary
Banner Elk Elementary
Crossnore Elementary

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